Kurukshetra University to launch two Japanese courses

Kurukshetra University (KU) in Haryana is ready to launch two Japanese courses. In this regard, a team of officials visited Haryana University on Monday to advise them on curriculum development.

Another KU statement earlier said that Manohar Lal Khattar had become the first student to enroll in the course. The statement quoting Khattar had said there was no age limit for seeking an education. “You have to keep improving your skills and knowledge,” said the BJP leader. Khattar previously said he had a passion for learning foreign languages ​​from the start, so he signed up for the Japanese course.

“A team of seasoned experts composed of Professor Ashok Chawla, Adviser to Japan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of India; Joyanto Rabha, administrator and Ken Sobajima, program coordinator of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) visited Kurukshetra University in Kurukshetra on Monday to interact with KU Vice Chancellor Professor Som Nath Sachdeva and senior KU academics, ”a statement from the university said.

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“KU has taken the initiative to launch two Japanese courses from the 2021 session which are going successfully. The Japanese expert team is at KU to advise the university on curriculum development to further expand Japanese language programs and provide a Japanese national as a teacher in the future. language expert, ”said VC Sachdeva.

He further informed that the university is introducing Japanese, German and French language programs in the Online Mode Distance Education Directorate from the 2022 academic session in accordance with the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Dean of Academic Affairs, Prof. Manjula Choudhary; The registrar, Dr Sanjeev Sharma and the dean of the faculty of arts and languages, Professor Brajesh Sawhney, were present at the meeting with Japanese experts, according to the statement.

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On this occasion, the team also visited a guest house, library, sports facilities and teaching departments of Kurukshetra University. Notably, the Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, was among those who signed up for a three-month online Basic Certificate Course in Japanese Culture and Language recently launched by Kurukshetra University. .

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Sylvester L. Goldfarb