The Delhi Government has partnered with the British Council of India on Tuesday to strengthen spoken english among students of government schools in the city.
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who also holds the education portfolio signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the educational cooperation in the presence of Mayur Vihar’s Sahodaya Kanya Vidyalaya students.
In an official statement, Delhi Government said, “The MoU will entail training for spoken English for class 11th students of all Delhi government schools. Under the programme 12,000 students will receive 160 hours of training of which 11,000 students have already completed the training in two phases.”
“The British Council will also teach teachers of all Delhi government schools so that they could impart quality education to the students,” Sisodia said.
According to Sisodia, the progamme will not only help students to improve their spoken English skills but also will also involve classes on “Cultural Diversity and Skill Development”.
British Council Chairman (Global) Christopher Rodrigues lauded the Delhi government for doubling the budget for education and bringing in the Happiness Curriculum.