Corporal punishment strictly banned in educational institutions: DSEK
Post by on Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Srinagar, Aug 23: Director School Education Kashmir Tuesday said corporal punishment is strictly banned in educational institutions and all teachers need to abide by the guidelines to implement such practices which are being learned by them during different training programmes.
He made these remarks after taking a strong note of the unfortunate incident which happened in the premises of a Private Educational Institute in Baramulla District
He issued a notice to the school Management of the school to take strong disciplinary action against the erring teacher without any delay or otherwise the registration of the school will be cancelled. Chief Education Officer Baramulla has also been placed under strict instructions to look into the matter and to initiate disciplinary action against the teacher in question so that such intolerable incidents are not repeated in future.
Director School Education Kashmir declared the incident unfortunate and strongly refuted the news that is being circulated on social media platforms that the teacher in question is a government teacher.
He said that government teachers undergo regular trainings to handle day to day affairs of the school and are fully equipped with the techniques as how to behave with the students and how to be a mentor in real sense.
He said Private Educational Institutions must also organize Capacity building Programmes and other training programmes for their teachers so that such incidents do not occur in future.