President Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Teachers’ Awards on Sunday to 44 teachers from across the country for their contribution to the development of innovative teaching methods.
The national-level awards are presented on Teacher’s Day to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the best teachers in the country and to honor those whose efforts have improved not only the quality of school education, but also the have enriched their children’s lives. students.
The president noted that every child has different abilities and talents and said that teachers should focus on the overall development of the students, taking into account their different needs and interests.
“Teachers should keep in mind that each student has different abilities, talents and psychology, social structure and background. Therefore, they should focus on the overall development of each child in accordance with the child’s needs, interests and abilities,” he said. during an online award ceremony.
“It is the duty of teachers to develop interest in studies in their students. Sensitive teachers can brighten the future of their students with their behavior, behavior and teaching,” he added.
The National Awards to Teachers were first established in 1958 to recognize teachers’ excellence and dedication in shaping both the minds and futures of youth. From the mid-1960s, September 5 became the fixed date for the post due to the birthday of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, former President of India and a leading educator.
The award is intended to give public recognition to meritorious teachers working in primary and secondary schools.
For the year 2021, the online self-nomination process was followed by a three-level selection process at the district, state and national levels.
“Our education system must be such that our students develop feelings of respect and commitment to citizens’ constitutional values and duties. It must enhance their love for the country and make them aware of their role in changing the global landscape,” said President. Kovind.
A documentary about each of the 44 award-winning teachers was also shown during the virtual award ceremony.
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