Vidya Vikaasam Program Instructions and Details Rc 26

Vidya Vikaasam Program Instructions and Details Rc 26 Rc. No. 26/13/AC/SCERT/2017 Dated: 06-04-2018 Sub:- School Education- Assessments -Conduct of Launch of Vidya Vikaasam program by Hon'ble MHRD for State and State Level Dissemination workshop and review of districts performance by all key district level officials - Dissemination of Assessment insights [NAS, SLAS, ASER, SA1], review of district performance and presentation by districts cf their Action plan- Vidya Vikaasam Program- Certain instructions for participation -issued —Reg.

Vidya Vikaasam Program Instructions and Details Rc 26

  • Ref:- 1. Sunrise Andhra Pradesh - Vision 2029 [Vision framework, goals and strategies 11 School Education] 
  • 2. Memo No 420155/Prog.II/A1/2016, dt.3-2-2017.of Principal Secretary, School Education Department, Andhra Pradesh 
  • 3. Minutes of Meeting of the 1st Steering Committee Meeting on TeSAR dt.29-06-17, released by SCERT 
  • 4. Minutes of Meeting chaired by Joint Director and cont Director, SCER-(teleconference with CSSL, Vidya Vikaasam review) dated 08.17 
  • 5. Instructions of Hon'ble Chief Minister during the tor's conference, dated 19.01.18 6. Minutes of Video Conference conducted with officials  on 29.03.18 
Details of the Launch of Vidya Vikaasam Program
  1. The kind attention of the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the State is invited to reference 1st cited, that the Hon'ble Chief Minister's vision for School Education and his direction that Andhra Pradesh should be one of the top three performing States in the Country by 2022. In order to achieve this vision, specific strategies are designed and initiatives being taken up by the School Education Department to equip its students with grade appropriate literacy and numeracy competencies, as well as with knowledge and skills relevant for the 21st Century. 
  2. Recent Assessments/surveys such as National Achievement Survey [NAS] 2017, Annual Survey of Education Report [ASER], 2017 and Student Learning Achievement Survey [SLAS], 2017-18 indicate the grade specific learning levels of School students in Andhra Pradesh and the academic gaps that need to be addressed. Specifically, while Andhra Pradesh performs well and comes in the Top 3 ranks Nationally in Class 3, there is decline in performance of students as they go to High Schools. Additionally, the recent Summative Assessment -1 result highlighted the immediate need for sustainable interventions to improve learning skills of children.
Links to specific survey reports are included below.
In this context, Department of School Education has designed a comprehensive learning enhancement program called Vidya Vikaasam- with an objective to implement systemic and systematic programs that will drive overall improvement in learning outcomes. Specifically, Vidya Vikaasam will use Assessments and student performance data as a lever to identify gaps and holistically improve the pedagogy in classrooms.......

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