Srinagar: The secretary school education department, Farooq Shah Wednesday said that strong JKBOSE will pave way for strong education system as the chairperson said past mistakes shall not be repeated.
“We need to have a strong BOSE for strong education system and we should remain receptive for positive criticism as there is always a scope for improvement in every aspect,” Farooq Shah said, adding that 4225 Schools are affiliated with JKBOSE in the State.
JKBOSE has been judged as second ‘Futuristic School Board’ of India in 2017 among 35 boards across the Country.
He said there should be no repetition in supervisory and evaluation staff hired by BOSE at the time of exams.
“There should be overall transparency in conduct and evaluation part of exams. Instead of writing to CEOs, BOSE should write to concerned director for hiring evaluators and supervisory staff,” Secretary School education said.
“But education department should check the credentials of all the teachers who are deployed for exam duty or evaluation of papers as teachers have more responsibility to conduct exams while as BOSE is just a facilitator,” he said.
Earlier in her key note address, officiating chairman JKBOSE Veena Pandita said there have been some mistakes committed by BOSE in past which however won’t be repeated again. “There have been mistakes but it won’t be repeated as we understand that one mistake can harm one life. We will avoid negligence and keep learning from our system,” she said.
She said BOSE will work on improving exam system and will adopt flawless measure in making education system better.
Director school education Kashmir in his address said there was need for coordination and collaboration between BOSE and education department to deliver successful results.
“We will depute good people for exam duty and evaluation after checking their credentials so that there won’t be any negligence at any level,” he said.
Earlier in his welcome address, director academics Farooq Ahmad Peer said BOSE has learnt lessons from its past mistakes and was delivering in a better way as compared to other organizations.
“But BOSE is being demeaned by false allegations due to which some vested interests are running a false propaganda to run their show,” he said.
At the end, joint secretary secrecy, M A Jaloo presented vote of thanks. (GKNN)