Happiness added to school curriculum in New Delhi
To help young students cope with stress, government schools across the Indian capital, New Delhi have added a new subject to their schedules: happiness. The class carries no grade and has no textbooks, tests or homework.
This marks a radical shift of emphasis in a country known for its rigid, bookish education system that places much pressure on students to score high marks.
The Delhi government hopes that a more rounded education will mean that knowledge and values will trump the current focus on exam results.
Murali Krishnan attended a happiness class and sends this report.
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