Delhi government schools will now celebrate the birthdays of students as a part of the Happiness Curriculum, said in a circular from the Directorate of Education (DOE).
To promote gratitude, inspiration and positive thinking within schools, a new pattern of celebrating birthdays of students studying in government schools in Delhi will be followed. It states that the birthdays of students falling on Sundays and holidays will be celebrated. on the next working day.
Birthdays falling during the vacation period will be celebrated collectively on the first day of reopening of schools, the circular said. Happiness Curriculum was launched in 2018 with a vision to strengthen the foundation of happiness and well-being of students through a 35-minute class conducted every day from kindergarten to grade eight across 1,030 government schools in the national capital.
Development of self-awareness, expression, empathy and understanding of relationships are the key objectives of the curriculum.