Happiness curriculum aims at making students lifelong learners, says Sisodia
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: “Happiness Curriculum is not a ‘value education class’ that preaches moral values to the students. Instead, it focuses on developing the mindset of the students to adopt the values in their everyday attitude and behaviour,” Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia said at an online panel discussion conducted by Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).
According to a press release issued by the deputy CM?office, Delhi government, Sisodia was invited as a guest speaker at an online panel discussion on ‘systematic social-emotional learning’ of the happiness curriculum by Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) during its international education week to celebrate the successful implementation of ‘happiness classes’ across Delhi government schools. Speaking on the occasion, Sisodia further said that the Delhi government wanted to design a curriculum for students that would prepare them to become lifelong learners.
The panel line-up included Professor Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education at HGSE, Dr Anil Teotia, Chairperson of the Happiness Committee, and Richa Gupta, co-founder of Labhya Foundation, who moderated the discussion.