Only two books for KG students in Faridpur

12 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

FARIDPUR: Faridpur district administration with the support of private preprimary schools has undertaken an initiative to implement the directives of the prime minister to reduce burden of books on minors, reports BSS.

At the initiative of the district administration Faridpur Private School Coordination Committee has agreed to educate around 5,000 kindergarten students with only two books – “Aloy Bhubon Bhora” (Bangla) and “Give Me Some Sunshine” (English) complied by local scholars instead of giving them lesson with seven/eight books of different writers.

“At this very early stage of schooling a kid takes load of 7 to 8 books which is big pain for them. Hence, only two books were formulated to ensure the comprehensive learning for the children of KG schools,” Mobasswer Hasan, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Edu & ICT) in Faridpur told the agency.

Giving emphasize on reducing pressure of books on the children of preprimary level, the district administration has published the books with a joint venture of Faridpur Private School Coordination Committee, he said.

The “preprimary education” refers to the stage of education for children aged below six years before their primary education starts. The minor children aged from three to five years start schooling at this age to be acquainted with a new environment and surroundings outside their homes.