Delhi to get its own school education board, says CM Kejriwal
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Delhi Cabinet has given approval for the constitution of its own school education board - the Delhi Board of School Education, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal informed on Saturday.
"In today's cabinet meet, we have given approval to the constitution of a Delhi Board of School Education. Our education system focuses on rote learning. This has to change. Our focus will no longer be on rote learning but on understanding," Kejriwal said at a press conference.
In the beginning, 20-25 state government schools will be affiliated to the Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) and in the next four-five years all the schools will be brought under it, the Chief Minister said. Schools will be selected after discussion with principals, teachers and parents.