Need to set papers to tap real potential of students: JKBOSE chairperson

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Will send trainee evaluators, paper setters for exposure tours: Itoo

SRINAGAR: Chairperson Jammu Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Veena Pandita has said there is a need to set the papers in such a way to tap the real potential of the students.
“Our teachers are very efficient and they only need to get familiar with the latest trends in paper setting and evaluation,” Pandita said during the 5-day workshop on educational evaluation/ paper setting which concluded on Friday at JKBOSE Bemina.
The workshop was organised by JKBOSE in collaboration with RIE Ajmer, NCERT in which 60 key resource persons (lecturers/masters/teachers) from different subjects like English, Mathematics, Science, Urdu, etc. were trained by the experts from RIE Ajmer.
The experts include Chairman RIE Ajmer Dr Vishvanath Thappa, Prof Veerpaul Singh from NCERT, Prof Dr Chandrashekhar from RIE Ajmer and Prof Mamta Agarwal on the latest trends on evaluation and paper setting.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairperson JKBOSE said, “The papers should be framed in such a way that our students can compete with CBSE students and even surpass them.”
Director School Education Kashmir Dr G N Itoo during his address congratulated all the participants for the successful completion of the workshop and said that the department will send these trainees for exposure visits to NCERT, New Delhi and other state boards, to make them familiar with the latest trends and practices in evaluation and paper setting.
DSEK appreciated the presentations which were presented on the occasion and said that it speaks of the hard work put in by the participating teachers during the workshop.
In his address, Secretary JKBOSE, Riyaz Ahmad also appreciated the presentations of the participants and assured of adopting all the useful suggestions provided by the teachers.
The experts from RIE Ajmer and NCERT also shared their experience and views with participants.
Director Academics Dr Farooq Ahmad Peer formally thanked the faculty from NCERT and RIE Ajmer for benefitting the state with their expertise and assured of conducting such programmes in the future as well.
On the occasion, the best presentations were awarded with prizes and certificates. The experts from RIE Ajmer and NCERT New Delhi were also felicitated.