The Kerala authorities is contemplating together with research of sure legal guidelines, like these associated to make use of of narcotic substances, surroundings air pollution, cyber crimes and offences towards ladies, as a part of college curriculum in order that kids are conscious of their rights and tips on how to safeguard the identical.
State Normal Schooling Minister V Sivankutty stated that presently Constitutional rights, rules and duties are taught in highschool, however there’s a want to show kids not solely about their rights, but additionally tips on how to shield the identical.
He stated that to show the kids into accountable and upstanding residents of tomorrow it was mandatory to incorporate the research of sure legal guidelines as a part of their training.
The minister was responding to a submission by CPI MLA V R Sunil Kumar within the state meeting on Monday that faculty kids ought to be taught about numerous legal guidelines, just like the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Prevention of Injury to Public Property Act and authorized provisions towards dowry and use of medicine.
He contended that these legal guidelines and the punishment supplied underneath them for numerous offences ought to be taught to highschool kids from highschool onwards in order that by the point they cross out from class 12, they’re conscious what’s authorized and what’s not.
Concurring with the suggestion of Sunil Kumar, the minister stated that the college training coverage was present process a consolidated reform and public discussions will likely be held to ask views on what all ought to be included at school curriculum.
As a part of the method, inclusion of research of regulation within the training coverage would even be thought-about, Sivankutty stated.