KHOTANG: District Education Office, Khotang, has secured a 23-point commitment from the stakeholders, aiming to better performances in SLC examinations in future. Panchthar had the worst performance in SLC exam this year.
While speaking at an interaction on SLC Result Analysis and Reform Measures, head teachers, resource persons, representatives of school management committees and local leaders expressed their commitment to improve the quality of education in coming days.
Regular present of teachers in schools, theme-based teaching, regular examinations in respectful manner, regular contact with academic committees, guardians and students and regular interaction among other factors were discussed during the interaction.
According to District Education Officer Ganesh Prasad Bhattarai, teachers have agreed to face penalty in the event of less than 15 per cent pass results in SLC examination and less than 30 per cent in other examinations as per the education act. They have also agreed to adopt various other strategies to improve SLC results. Head teachers of the schools that fail to achieve over 15 per cent pass results in SLC will get warning for the first time. However, if the poor pass percentage is repeated, salary increment will be stopped in respective schools.
The teachers have also agreed to abide by teachers’ code of conduct for their professional development and quality education.
A version of this article appears in print on July 05, 2015 of The Himalayan Times.