Following backlash, Tamil Nadu decides to proceed LKG and UKG in govt colleges | Chennai Information

Home » Following backlash, Tamil Nadu decides to proceed LKG and UKG in govt colleges | Chennai Information
CHENNAI: Following a backlash towards the choice to shut kindergarten sections in 2,381 authorities colleges, Tamil Nadu faculty training minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi on Thursday introduced that LKG and UKG sections in these colleges would proceed with particular academics.
Political events and educationists had urged the state authorities to proceed the KG sections in these authorities colleges.
“On account of a decline in enrolment in authorities colleges, the earlier authorities deployed the excess academics to take lessons for LKG and UKG. Following the migration of seven lakh college students from personal colleges to authorities colleges final yr, the college training division began 3,000 further sections,” the minister stated in an announcement.
“Following the scarcity of academics, surplus academics who have been taking lessons to LKG and UKG academics have been lately transferred to major colleges. The federal government additionally made preparations for persevering with training of KG college students in anganwadi centres,” he added.
Nonetheless, accepting calls for from numerous sections, the federal government determined to proceed with LKG and UKG in authorities colleges as per the chief minister’s recommendation.
“We’ll appoint particular academics within the vacancies,” Poyyamozhi stated.
In 2019-20, the state authorities began LKG and UKG lessons in 2,381 anganwadi centres functioning inside authorities center colleges on a pilot foundation for 3 years. The division posted the excess academics in major colleges to show the KG college students. Greater than 43,000 college students have been finding out within the Montessori method-based pre-primary training.

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