To improve quality of education, it is important to lay strong foundation for children : Principal Secretary School EducationJanuary 9, 2020
Principal Secretary of School Education Department Mr. Gaurav Dwivedi said that to improve quality of education, it is important to lay strong foundation for children. Improved quality of primary education would help children to understand the lessons of higher classes. He told that Chhattisgarh is leading at national-level in terms of taking steps to improve quality of education. At national-level, Chhattisgarh is six month ahead in terms of preparing subject-wise rubrics for primary and middle classes and a year ahead in terms of state-level assessment. Mr. Dwivedi was addressing the key resource persons and state-resource persons at Nishtha Training Programme held at Raipur today. Subject-wise rubrics for primary and middle-level classes were released in the programme.
Principal Secretary School Education said that ‘Chhattisgarhiya Sable Badhiya’ should not just be a slogan, it should rather reflect in the results too. And yielding better results is possible only by improving quality of education. Hence, focus should be on providing quality education facilities even in the remote areas of the state, and to ensure that children understand their lessons in classrooms along with practical utility of the same. Mr. Dwivedi said that under the National-level Nishtha Training Programme, 42 lakh teachers across the country. In Chhattisgarh as well, national resource persons and experts will be provided training for five days. He said that requirements and circumstances in every state are different. Participants from Chhattisgarh will also be provided two-day training as per the requirement of Chhattisgarh. SCERT has prepared the class-wise and subject-wise training modules for state-level assessment, which is being provided to all the participants. Principal Secretary School Education said that SCERT has prepared integrated action plan for the training. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has decided torecruit 15 thousand regular teachers in state. Recruitment is in process without any interruption. He told that action plan to provide training to the new teachers is also being chalked out.
On the occasion, Additional Secretary of SCERT Dr Sunita Jain, Joint Director Dr Yogesh Shivhae, KPMG Director Ms Charu Malhotra, Deputy Director Mr. Karman Khatkar, Mrs. Kispotta, Mrs. Lakra, Ms Vidya Chandrakar and other officials of School Education Department were present.