Status of Elementary Education in the State of Sikkim, India
International Journal of Elementary Education
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016, Pages: 17-27
Received: May 17, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 1, 2016; Published: Jul. 15, 2016
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Nar Maya Subba, Department of Education, North Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya, Shillong, India
Yodida Bhutia, Department of Education, North Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya, Shillong, India
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Abstract
The elementary education is the most essential foundation in the educational life of an individual. Without going through the Elementary level of education, individuals cannot proceed to the secondary and higher levels of education. The system of education is categorised into different level such as pre primary, primary, junior high school (Upper primary), secondary and senior secondary. It covers the primary education which consist of students of 6-11 years and upper primary level which consist of students of 11-14 years. The aim of this level of education is to make every learner of 6 - 14 year old to acquire foundation skills such as the ability to read and write with fluency, numeracy, comprehension, analysis, reasoning and social skills such as teamwork. Thus the present paper highlights the status of Elementary Education in the State of Sikkim, India in the following aspect like number of government schools, number of teachers, number of students, administrative, infrastructural facilities and problems.
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Elementary Education, Sikkim, India
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Nar Maya Subba, Yodida Bhutia, Status of Elementary Education in the State of Sikkim, India, International Journal of Elementary Education. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016, pp. 17-27. doi: 10.11648/j.ijeedu.20160502.11
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