Delhi News: A two-day extensive parent-teacher meeting (PTM) including all Delhi government and Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools commenced on Thursday. This two-day PTM has been scheduled to accommodate parents at their convenience, as per official statements. Atishi, the Education Minister of Delhi, emphasised the crucial role parents have played in the “education revolution” within the city during a statement on Thursday.
Mega PTM organised in Delhi
During the parent-teacher meeting, the Delhi Education Minister, along with MCD’s Deputy Mayor Aaley Mohd Iqbal, engaged with parents and students. Education Minister Atishi Marlena said, “We are happy that a joint Mega PTM is being organised in all schools under the Delhi Government and MCD. This time, we are conducting a PTM for two days, so that a maximum number of parents are able to attend this. In the last 8 years, parents have played a vital role in Delhi’s education revolution.”
According to a circular from the Delhi Government’s Directorate of Education (DoE), parents and teachers are acknowledged as the two crucial pillars responsible for a child’s holistic development. It read, “Therefore, the interaction between them is indispensable for the betterment of the academic performance of students.”
What did Education Minister Atishi Marlena say?
Describing the parent-teacher meeting as a significant platform to facilitate this interaction, the circular emphasized that an extended duration would facilitate greater parental participation. Earlier this year, in May, the first-ever parent-teacher meeting was conducted across all Delhi government and Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools, involving over 1,000 Delhi government schools and over 1,500 MCD schools.