Karnataka arithmetic instructor wins nationwide award

MANGALURU: Yakub S, a preferred arithmetic instructor of the state-run Nada Authorities Excessive Faculty at Beltangady in Dakshina Kannada district, has been chosen for the coveted nationwide award by the Union Schooling Ministry, an official mentioned on Saturday.

“Yakub is among the three highschool academics from Karnataka to win the nationwide award introduced by the Schooling Ministry this 12 months for his excellent contribution to the topic and college students through the years,” Belthangady block schooling officer Okay. Sara advised IANS over cellphone.

“Yakub, 48, shot into fame in 2018 when he was chosen for the state-level greatest instructor’s award for establishing a maths lab within the faculty to make studying the topic simple for the scholars,” recalled Sara.
Yakub made a whopping 300 movies on instructing maths in a easy manner by demystifying its complicated ideas and uploaded them on YouTube to make them accessible to the scholars.

A product of the state-run Authorities Academics’ Academic Institute in Mangaluru, Yakub joined the Nada highschool in 1996 and impressed a whole lot of scholars to take curiosity within the topic through the years.

Expressing shock over profitable the nationwide award, Yakub advised the native media that he was overwhelmed to win the most effective instructor award on the nationwide stage after profitable an analogous award on the state stage two years in the past.

“The nationwide award is a reward for laborious work and honest effort to provide high quality schooling to the scholars of a authorities faculty. I’m grateful to all for this nationwide recognition,” Yakub mentioned.

Yakub’s state-of-the-art Maths World Laboratory within the faculty has projector show, LED tv, fashions, instruments and EyeRIS interactive gadgets to make the topic easy and simple for the scholars of Lessons 8-10.

“By accumulating funds via social media platforms like WhatsApp and Fb, Yukub has arrange the lab and expanded it with extra gadgets with the assistance of his outdated college students and the college’s alumni,” Sara identified.

The DIKSHA portal of the Union Schooling Ministry has uploaded a few of Yakub’s movies on maths as studying materials for college students of Class 9-10 throughout the nation.

The opposite two academics from the southern state to with the nationwide award are Surekha Jagannath from Afzalpura Authorities Excessive Faculty in Kalaburagi district and C. Shanmugam from the Kendriya Vidhyalaya at Jalajhalli in Bengaluru.

In all, 47 academics from throughout the nation have been chosen on Friday for the nationwide awards which President Ram Nath Kovind will current in New Delhi on Academics’ Day, celebrated yearly on September 5, marking the birthday of the nation’s second President S. Radhakrishna.

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