KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA SANGATHAN
The 99th meeting of the Board of Governors of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan was held in New Delhi on 11th of November 2014. Important decisions regarding teaching of foreign language were taken in the meeting. Teaching of German language an option to Sanskrit language is to be discontinued and the students studying German language will be given option to study any other Modern Indian language.
Details are given below:
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November 11, 2014
Subject: Teaching of Foreign Languages in Kendriya Vidyalayas.
The decisions taken with regard to the subject mentioned above in the 99th Meeting of the Board of Governors of KVS held on 27.10.2014 are conveyed as under:-
(a) Teaching of German language as an option to Sanskrit will be discontinued forthwith.
(b) Students studying German as an option to Sanskrit in class VI to VIII shall be given an option to study Sanskrit or any other Modern Indian Language of his/her choice.
(c) In view of the mid-session policy change, appropriate and adequate counselling to such students and their parents would be organized by the concerned . Kendriya Vidyalayas. For this, proper counselling sessions with parents and students may be conducted.
(d) Teaching of Sanskrit to such students of class VI to VIII would be done by existing TGTs (Sanskrit) in KVS. For other Modern Indian Languages, contractual teachers can be appointed as per need.
(e) German can be taught to such students of class VI and VII as an additional subject or hobby class, if they so desire, but not as a third language.
(Dr. Shachi Kant)
Joint Commissioner (Trg.)