Kohima, July 08 (NEx): Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE), to discontinue the ‘Environmental Education’ and ‘Home Science’ as a sixth subject in the course of study at the secondary level, as per a notification issued by NBSE Chairperson, Asano Sekhose, today, July 08, 2020.
The notification informed all the heads of registered institutions that in pursuance of the decision of the governing body of NBSE, the board shall discontinue the ‘Environmental Education’ and ‘Home Science’ as a sixth subject in the course of study at the secondary level.
However, the Environmental Education components will be integrated/incorporated into other academic subjects, it stated.
All registered schools of the Board are informed to note that new permission will not be granted to any institution for introduction of these subjects from this academic session.
The two subjects will be dropped as a course of study from the academic session 2022 in a phasewise manner. (i.e. Class IX – 2022 & Class X – 2023)
In lieu of the above two subjects, the board will identify new subjects which are vocational in nature. The new subject will be notified in due course of time, said the notification.