Kohima, February 26 (NEx): As per the directive of the Ministry of Education, Department of School Education & Literacy, Government of India, the Nagaland Board of School Education directed all heads of institutions to observe the International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2021 along with the rest of the world.
International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th, to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Schools have been therefore requested to plan and observe the International Women’s Day in a befitting manner, it said.
The board suggested activities through which the International Women’s Day may be observed in the schools;
*The day’s topic of instructions in different subjects should focus on women achievers. For Example, in Social Sciences subject, students may be taught about women freedom fighters in national movement (1857 to 1947), 15 women members of the Constituent Assembly; in Science, about women scientists and discoveries/contributions made by them and in language, literature by women writers and poets, etc.
*Special morning assembly-online or offline: Talks on women achievers in different fields, role play, thought of the day, group song on women empowerment, award/recognition to the girl students who have performed well in different fields such as academics/sports, dance, music, arts social service and other novel areas.
*Organize talks by women professionals such as those in armed forces, police, aircraft pilots, locomotive pilots, aerospace engineers, building & construction, scientist etc. and facilitate their interaction with the students.
*Honouring women faculty members and staff.
*Essay writing on prominent/inspirational women of the district where the school/ institution is located.