With the reopening of schools, the Department of Education in Haryana has said it’ll hold activities to spot learning gaps and take corrective measures to enhance the quality of education for students in the state-run schools.
A teacher’s training programme are going to be held in the district where over 1,700 primary teachers are going to be trained to not only bridge the learning gaps among the students because of prolonged closure of the physical classes but also to enhance the knowledge levels of children on foundational literacy and numeracy.
The training, which will be commenced from February 17, is envisaged under the (National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy) Bharat Scheme launched last year as a part of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The state has launched its own mission, which can strive for successful implementation of an identical scheme launched at the national level. “The state government has rolled out its own NIPUN Haryana mission which aims at accomplishing the targets set by the Centre under the NIPUN Bharat Scheme. The outline has been prepared and with the support of the SCERT, we will undertake this training program across the state,” a senior Education Department official said.
The officials noted that the department has already concluded a state wide training to make a bunch of master trainers. These master trainers will now train primary teachers in each block of their respective districts. The responsibility of monitoring it smoothly rests with the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) and the District Education and Training Centre. “A training camp will be organized for teachers in district. it’ll be started from the Sohna section on 17th February,” said, District Coordinator of NIPUN Haryana Mission.