Swiss Tamil children hone language skills

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 May 2006, 12:27 GMT]
3349 Tamil children sat for proficiency tests in Tamil and religion in 17 of the 23 cantons in Switzerland Saturday conducted by the Swiss Tamil Educational Service (TES), a volunteer organization administered by expatriate Tamils, sources said. The examinations are being conducted for the 12th consecutive year, according to TES officials.

Swiss Tamil children
Swiss Tamil children
Children from Grade 1 to Grade 10 took the tests. Students, in addition to Tamil Language, had a choice of Hinduism, Christianity or Roman Catholism as electives in religion.

More than 300 volunteer teachers administered the tests in 37 different test centers, organizers said.

Officials said that an Test-center Director, Examinations Supervisor, assistant invigilators and Administrator for the Question, Answer sheets were appointed for each test center. The examination officers had a joint session in April when they were given test instructions, according to TES officials.

Swiss Tamil children
Swiss Tamil children


Swiss Tamil children

 

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