Bhopal: In a media workshop held here today, Minister for School Education Prabhuram Chowdhary said that the complete focus of the state government is centered on quality improvement in education. Constant innovations and reformative steps are being taken in this direction.
Chowdhary informed that keeping in view the improvement in quality, the departmental officers, principals and teachers were taken on a visit to local private schools and schools of Delhi, Noida and South Korea so that the education system of international standard could be introduced in the state.
The Minister said that emphasis has been laid on the proper copy checking system. An intensive campaign was conducted for improvement in copy checking. The officers of the state and district level after visiting the schools have ensured that the copies of the students should be checked in correct manner. He further stated that the copies being checked by the teachers in about 3000 schools have been examined under the campaign. A disciplinary action was also taken against the teachers who did not check the copy and did not mention the correction. An action was also taken to stop the increment of teachers and to deduct salaries, which have made mistakes. Showcause notices were issued to the teachers who were negligent.
Prabhuram Chaudhary informed that the examination was conducted to assess the efficiency of teachers who gave less than thirty percent examination results, which had covered more than 6000 teachers. Training was also conducted to improve the efficiency of teachers. A disciplinary action was taken against the teachers whose examination results were not good.
The Minister informed that an arrangement has been made to hold regular Parents-Teachers meeting (PTM) to establish dialogues between parents and teachers. Discussion was held between the parents and teachers on students profiling, efficiency upgradation, work book, Pratibha-Parva Result, bridge course and half yearly examination. About 40 lakh parents took part in these meetings. Apart from this, on Bal Diwas, a letter ‘Priya Abhibhavak’ was sent to the parents, wherein parents were appealed to pay attention on their studies for quality and efficiency improvement of the students.
The State Government has taken a decision for annual assessment of class 5th and 8th students on borad pattern in the current academic session. The students are required to secure 33 percent marks to pass class 5th and 8th examinations. If they fail to secure 33 percent marks, examination will be conducted again after 2 months.