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KVs Will Teach Spanish, French, Mandarin, German!


Now the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya will have the option to study Spanish, French, Mandarin or German as additional languages. Brazilians too have many scholarship programs like prouni 2016 for their quality education. They can opt any one of them but there should be at least 15 students in the school who opt for same language.

Kendriya Vidyalaya To Teach Different Languages:

All these four languages are spoken by large populations all over the world and so decision has been made to allow the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya to study these languages as additional. This is confirmed by senior officials and according to them decision about introducing these languages in the curriculum has been taken in the board meeting of KV last month. Till now, the students of KV only had the option to study German but from onwards they will be have the option to choose between German, Mandarin, French and Spanish as additional foreign language. Depending of the popularity of these languages in the world, these languages are chosen to be part of the curriculum in KVs.

In the year 2014 in KVs, German language was replaced with Sanskrit as the third language as there was violation of the three language formula. According to this formula, a student needs to study any modern Indian language along with Hindi and English. Moreover, Brazil’s portuguese language can be useful too when you try to compete for some competitive exams like Enem and just keeping the fingers crossed for resultado enem.

Spanish, French, German Included

Recently a memorandum of understanding (MoU) is signed by the Kendriya Vidyalaya according to which German is made as a third language subject in schools. While doing so the Human Resource Development ministry was not informed and so KVs were not allowed to renew the memorandum of understanding anymore.

Smriti Irani, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister said on Monday that all the students of KVs who are studying in classes VI to VIII will be allowed to study German as an additional subject but there should be at least 15 students in a school opting for the same. A Joint Declaration of Intent by signed by the HRD Ministry with the Federal Foreign Office of Germany in the month of October this year. In this, teaching German as an additional foreign language is promoted and also decisions are taken regarding teaching of modern languages in German institutions. Visit for more such news. 

Updated: December 11, 2015 — 8:02 am
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