SHILLONG, June 18: A semir on 'Education Issues in North East India' organized by the Department of Social Work, Martin Luther Christian University in collaboration with ASER (Annual Status of Education Report), New Delhi and CLEAR South Asia was held in the city on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, Frederick R Kharkongor, secretary, Education department said, "70% of the teachers in our schools are teaching not because it's their passion but because they ran out of options for their careers. This is mostly because the education system itself is bent on glorifying other jobs." After the iugural function, the first session was a talk given by Amit Kaushik, Practice Head, Education and Skill Development, IPE Global.
Semir on education issues held