Thursday, July 19, 2007

BOSE to include Applied Mathematics in curriculum

The Board of School Education (BOSE)in JK is intending to introduce Applied Mathematics as a subject in secondary and higher secondary classes with an aim to improve math skills of students. The initiative was prompted by dismal performed of students in mathematics in the board examinations recently.In this regard, a two-day workshop ‘Development of Syllabus for Applied Mathematics’ organized by Board’s Academic Division and Curriculum Development and Research Wing, was inaugurated today.In Kashmir division, only 73.5 percent regular and 19.48 percent private candidates passed the Mathematics examination. While in Jammu, the percentage is 70.5 and 30.5 respectively.

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