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Digital literacy campaign starts in schools

Himalayan News Service
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Bhojpur, December 9

Schools in the eastern hilly districts of Bhojpur and Sankhuwasabha of Province 1 today started digital literacy campaign to improve schools’ management and institutional capacity.

The campaign’s slogan is ‘digital infrastructure in education for the foundation of prosperous province’. The campaign kicked off in different schools of Bhojpur Municipality and other rural municipalities of Bhojpur and Sankhuwasabha districts today.

A teacher at Bidhyodaya Secondary School, Bhojpur, Khem Raj Dhamala said the campaign aimed at building schools’ management and institutional capacity by mobilising almuni organisations, mother groups and establishing friendly relations among schools.

Chairman of Quality Education Improvement Campaign Implementation Committee under the provincial Ministry of Social Development Upendra Dahal said the campaign would enhance the quality of education among students through the use of computers. Dahal added that Province 1 would be made paperless within 10 years and as many as 100 schools of the province had started the digital literacy campaign.

Seven schools selected in Sankhuwasabha also started the campaign. Rameshwor Secondary, Wana Secondary, Manakamana Ratna Ambika Secondary, Himalaya Secondary, Sarada Secondary, Sagar Secondary and Mahendra Secondary schools have started the digital literacy campaign.

Bhojpur Municipality Municipal Education Chairman and Mayor Kailash Kumar Aale said digital technology was necessary to improve the quality of education. He said e-attendance and logbook systems, among others, had been introduced in the community schools of Bhojpur Municipality.

 


A version of this article appears in print on December 10, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.


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