In many tribal districts like Mandla, Betul, Ratlam, Balaghat, Anuppur, Khandwa, Seoni, Sidhi, Sheopur, Dhar and Jhabua have 17 tribal schools with 0% pass percentage in classes 10 and 12. Mainly schools are in Sidhi district where there are 4 such high schools with 0% pass outs in board exams. These low scoring schools in Madhya Pradesh will now have senior officials at the helm of schools’ monitoring to better passout percentages and quality of education.
The government has thus taken up the initiative to improve the performance of these schools, tribal welfare department recently has appointed senior officials like additional commissioners, deputy directors and divisional deputy commissioners as in-charge for each of the districts. By the orders from the commissioner of tribal welfare department, these officials will also be held accountable for schools in their allotted districts and will carry out constant state-level monitoring till the commencement of board exams in March 2016.
The Commissioner of tribal welfare department will carry out an inspection of the schools between December 28 and January 5, 2016, identify the gaps and submit their report on January 10, 2016. The Collectors of all the 11 districts have been instructed in this regard as well. The inspection will aim at evaluating steps taken for better quality, a mid-term evaluation of results, teachers’ training, conduction of labs, libraries, coaching for national level entrance exams etc. After that, the Officials will chalk out a detailed action plan to bridge the gaps in the quality of education and students’ learning, recommendations by district-level core group for improvement and send the proposal to the department in this regard.
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