Teachers and students to be banned from using cellphones

2016-09-20 15:33:07

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports J.Batsuuri issued an ordinance on September 16 on banning use of cellphones during lessons for teachers and students of the general education schools. The ordinance will take effect on October 1.

Similar regulation was practiced in the general education schools of Songinokhairkhan district in accordance with a pertinent decision of the Citizens’ Representatives Khural.

Mayor of Ulaanbaatar S.Batbold has recently has conducted a survey via Twitter, inquiring the social media users’ opinions on use of smart phones in educational environments.

Results of the latest scientific studies show that growing use of smart phones are affecting physiological and social health of humanity.

The Education Ministry have submitted official notices on implementation of the ordinance to all private and public general education schools.