CBSE awards teachers for efforts to promote CCE

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday (4-septem )has honoured 15 mentors and 32 teachers from across the country for their contribution in the field of education. The mentoraward is being given for the efforts to introduce and promote Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE).

The mentor were identified by the CBSE, who helped schools implement CCE effectively. The CBSE chairman Vineet Joshi said that the mentor awards were established to recognize efforts of a few principals selected as mentors to incorporate best practices developed by schools and bring together successes created in CCE adoption, he said. The awards were given away by the Minister of State for human resource development, D Purandeswari. Moreover, this was the first batch to receive the newly constituted award.

The principal of Mamta Modern School, Pallavi Sharma of Delhi was one of the 15 mentors to receive the award. She spoke about the challenges of which they had to face to implement CCE and right to education and narrated about the resistance which they faced from the parents and teachers. She further added that theteachers should also be trained on the methods that were not in practice so far.

Three teachers from Delhi are also on the list of educators who will be honoured by the President of India. They will receive the National Award to Teachers 2011 awardwhich includes a certificate of merit, cash award of Rs 25, 000 and a silver medal.

The three teachers are LV Sehgal, Principal, Bal Bharti School, Ganga Ram Road, D R Saini, Principal, DPS RK Puram and Premlata Garg, Principal, DAV Public School, Shrestha Vihar.

LV Sehgal, Principal, Bal Bharti School, Ganga Ram Road also added his view that we should all strive to create an environment to improve the teacher-student relationship.

The award has been instituted by the ministry for human resource development

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