Children Forum is relatively a new concept for post primary level in India. In democratic set up, the establishment of Children Forum is mandatory for raising their voices in schools, representing school children and for promoting schools. The Forum provides a platform to school children to represent issues of their concern before school authorities. It is not parallel authority to school authority or meant for finding out the weaknesses of school policies, like, their recruitment procedure, infrastructure development etc, but for raising issues concerning children within the school. The concern issues of Children Forum should be how to detain the drop out cases through encouragement of poor children, friendly behavior with new entrants, arrange fund generating club, may organize inter class competitions, like, mock parliament, dancing, singing, swimming, debating, quiz programs, other sports and cultural activities. The Forum may install canopy for free sale of second hand school dresses, books, winter clothes for street children and poor children of schools. The school authority must listen, encourage and give out the solution of the issues concern to the Forum. Here, the researcher has made an attempt to detail concept, role, activities and composition of the Forum and duties of office bearers. The researcher is hopeful that through active partnership between school authority, teachers, parents and students, the concept will work effectively for the benefit of children and school both.
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