The Delhi government plans to introduce skill development activities for its students after school hours as a part of its effort to improve vocational studies and increase enrolment in higher education.
The project is a part of the directorate of education’s “Vision 2030” plan, which aims to achieve multiple targets such as creating more schools of excellence, teaching foreign languages, and having connected classrooms in government schools before 2030.
“After school hours, there should be a provision of vocational and skill development activities. Students to be given a choice of participation in the activities as per their interest. Activities pertaining to art/craft, library, and vocational skills to be provided in such time slot,” read a document, providing details on the project.
“In each cluster, one school to be designated for afternoon activities for skill development of students so as to facilitate the students in getting admission/enrolment in higher