Second PTM successful, helps parents understand children: Sisodia

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday declared the second mega parent-teacher meeting (PTM) in the government-run schools as successful and said the meeting helps parents to understand the quality of their children.

“The PTM has become a medium to establish communication between teacher, parents and students which was necessary,” Sisodia told reporters.

Issuing report card of students to their parents by teachers is a part of the meeting, the minister said.

Sisodia also said it helps parents to understand the qualities as well as shortcomings of their children, adding that the PTM has become a best window to engage parents with teachers.

The first parent-teacher meeting was held on July 30 and the government had announced that the meeting would be held twice a year.

Sisodia had earlier said the government has sanctioned a separate budget to organise PTMs in nearly 1,000 schools run by it.

The focus of the PTMs is to encourage one-to-one communication between parents and teachers.

The minister also said it is ensuring one-to-one help to students till November 14.

During the PTM, the government is apprising the parents of the initiatives undertaken by it to improve the quality of education in its schools.



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