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UP board schools to open Facebook and Twitter pages


Date : January

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Soon, schools affiliated to UP board would have to update academic and extra curricular activities on social networking site Facebook and microblogging site Twitter.
 
The Department of Secondary Education has made it mandatory for all aided, non-aided and government intermediate colleges to open accounts so as to apprise parents, students and also authorities about the activities going on in schools.
 
The joint director (education) of each division has been made the nodal officer for operating the sites. They and district inspector of schools have been asked to open Facebook and Twitter accounts. The move came after a department survey revealed the deteriorating scenario of education in the state. Schools in Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Aligarh, Gorakhpur and Azamgarh divisions were found to be imparting poor quality of education.
 
The Department of Secondary Education has made it compulsory for all aided, non-aided and government intermediate colleges to open Facebook and Twitter accounts. The objective of the department is to update parents, students and also authorities about the activities going on in schools.
 
The move came after a department survey revealed the deteriorating scenario of education in schools in Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Aligarh, Gorakhpur and Azamgarh divisions. Joint Education Director of each division has been made the nodal officer for operating the sites.

 

 

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