Rudra Subedi/ SADARLINE
19th January, Nepalgunj : Early Grade Reading Program has been seen to be effective and help to improvement conditions for class 1-3 children education in community school, seminary(Madarsa), monastery(Gumba) and Gurukul.
District Education Office, Banke run the class by assistance from USAID. The 381 Early Grade Reading Program classes run in community school, seminary and gurukul and covered children thirty nine thousand one hundred fifty of 1-3 classes.
Community school, seminary and gurukul grade 1-3 children Nepali language is weak and teacher also teach in Nepali language. Therefore, Early Grade Reading Program implement to learn Nepali language said by District coordinator Mr.Upendra Bhandari.
He also given information about provided education material and teacher training and community mobilization by USAID. Early Grade reading Program is run in 6 districts Banke, Kaski, Kanchanpur, Saptari, Manang and Bhaktapur by the help of USAID.
Banke district education officer Mr.Bhim Bahadur Saud has given information the early grade reading program has run from the current academic year in the district. Training has been given to grade 1-3 classes’ teachers of community school, seminary and gurukul about reference materials in the month of June and education material provided in the month of July to all the school.
He added: “They has founded early education program helps to develop level of students’ studies”. The program helps to increase students’ interest in short period of time. To run this program, step-by-step reference material provided to school.
He also said, “In every center 3 teachers are kept for reading motivator for regular monitor”. And cross checked happen for the use of goods sent to the school. This year more good result not found due to delay implementation of the program but in coming days may found the effect of good result.