Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has said, the states will be given powers to restrict weaker students in fifth and eighth classes. However, the central government will put a condition that students who fail in regular exams for these classes, must be given another chance after three months. If the students again fails in re-examination, he or she will be then restricted to the same class for whole year.
Inaugurating a workshop on “innovative practices in School Education” in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur today much, he said, the centre is spending 70 thousand crore rupees each year on education that translates into 4.5 percent of GDP. Stressing on the need for improving quality of education, he said, many parents should be guided to change their attitude that English medium education is of better quality than that in vernacular languages.
Mr Javadekar also said, teaching experience in government schools will be made compulsory for the graduates from private B Ed colleges in the country.