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Corporal Punishment Banned in Schools:Centre

by Hannah Punitha on  March 17, 2008 at 6:47 PM Education News   - G J E 4
Corporal Punishment Banned in Schools:Centre
Minister of State for Resource Development M A A Fatmi today told the Lok Sabha that physical education; sports and yoga have also been made compulsory in all CBSE affiliated schools to reduce stress.
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Fatmi also said that the Centre has urged all stake holders, including parents, teachers, academicians and society at large to play their role to reduce stress to school children.

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He said the examination system has been reconstructed to test more of conceptual knowledge and understanding rather than memory of students.

A new national curriculum framework is already in place for reducing stress on students, he added.

Source: ANI
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