Tuesday, November 11, 2014

National Education Day - India - 11 November

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CBSE Event

The Board commemorates the birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter, eminent scholar and the  first education of minister of independent India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad by recalling his contribution to the cause of education on November 11, the National Education Day every year.

On National Education Day, the schools affiliated to board organise seminars, symposia, essay-writing,  elocution competitions, workshops and rallies on the importance of literacy and nation’s commitment to  all aspects of education.

Theme: ‘Sanitation and Inclusion in school’

 Objective: To acknowledge and honour a teacher and a student who have gone that extra mile to connect with
people and done something for socially or economically underprivileged and for the sanitation
One teacher and one student nominated by the school that have been involved consistently and
extensively in Sanitation or Inclusive Education and are responsible for bringing about a visible
change in their area of work. The teacher should have worked for at least two years and the student
should have worked for one year continuously and should be in class VI or above.
Focus Areas: A positive impact on the society through -
 Work done for the sanitation in and around school
 Work done for the social inclusion of children with special needs
 Addressing environmental issues
 Supporting National Integration
 Creating awareness about need of hygiene or about the needs of special children
 Exemplary work for addressing on issues related to Sanitation or Inclusion
 Any other

Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the National Education Day celebrations and the inauguration of 40th Jawaharlal Nehru National Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition for Children –2013

Speech of Prime Minister Dr. Man Mohan Singh on National Education Day 2011

In various languages


Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh is a role model for an India where it is effort and behavior and not birth which determines the success. It is really significant that he said "  I owe to education, everything  that I have achieved in the journey of my life." He elevated education in various processes that we undertake in our life.

Diligence : Careful or persistent work or effort

Why November 11 is celebrated as National Education Day?

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