Government Junior Basic School, Bhadarsa
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The basic school in nondescript Bhadarsa village runs on an English medium school pattern.The basic school in nondescript Bhadarsa village runs on an English medium school pattern.
KANPUR: One has to see the students of a government junior basic school in Kanpur Dehat district to believe that they can speak and read in English as fluently as their counterparts in English medium schools.
The basic school in nondescript Bhadarsa village runs on an English medium school pattern, with children reciting their morning prayer in English and wishing their teachers 'good morning', instead of 'namaste' or 'pranam' unlike most schools in the rural belt. Headmaster Zafar Alam, who led the initiative, was rewarded by governor Ram Naik for his efforts in Lucknow on Teachers' Day 2016.
Today, 150 of the students in the school study English along with Hindi and other subjects.
The teachers of government schools have undergone a rigorous training sessions to improve English teaching skills.
The school is equipped with English teaching aids like newspapers, radio, tape recorders and CD players, besides computer with internet connection, she added."The teachers encourage students to speak in English," Alam said.
He said that the main aim of introducing the practice of teaching in English in district schools is to prepare the students to speak and read in the language, which has a universal appeal. "We want children from poor families to learn English. They can then be at par with pupils of English-medium schools," Alam added.