M.K.Singh, IAS, Commissioner Rajya Shiksha Kendra, Bhopal M.P , 1/75 , Danish Hills View Kolar Road Bhopal M.P
Shree Sarman Modi, Shree Laxmi Modi & Shri Lakhan Modi in memory of their father late Shree Latori lal constructed a stage in the school premises of Govt. Primary School Bazaria ward Hata District Damoh M.P.
To meet the challenges of UEE, the
convergence of all the resources is important. A number of NGOs are
working in different areas of education in collaboration with SSA, MP. The
experiences of NGOs are being elicited by involving them as active
partners in various fields of education.
highlight of AWP&B 2010-11 will be, seeking PPP model of
implementation of programmes under SSA as per need. The details of the
partners presently working in the State to achieve the goals of SSA are
Microsoft - Project Shiksha
Government of Madhya Pradesh
School Education department in collaboration with Microsoft is working in
the area of computer training. This programme is known as Project Shiksha.
This pertains to area of computer training. The main objective of the
project is to empower teachers and student to make optimum use of
potential of ICT by providing greater access to latest technologies. It
also aims at delivering high quality ICT literacy and development skills
for teachers to enable them to use ICT in education.
Under Project Shiksha programme an
IT Academy has been established in
per the MOU signed between Microsoft and Government of Madhya Pradesh to
implement Microsoft’s teacher training programme ”Project Shiksha”
in the State to bridge the digital divide and participate in the spread of
IT literacy through an IT academy situated in Bhopal and 7 DIETs i.e .Narsinghpur,
Rewa, Indore, Raisen, Ujjain, Gwalior and Sagar. During the financial year
2009-10, Microsoft trained principals, teachers ad officers in IT
technology. In this year over 2500 teachers were trained. Also it has
started course completion certification exam for the Project Shiksha
trained teachers and the result was commendable i.e. out of 358
participants, 322 passed the exam. Under the guidance of ICT section of
RSK MP the team has conducted online payment software training for DDOs.
It has also launched the website www.itabpl.cjb.in
for the principals, teachers and officers for gathering useful information
about MICROSOFT PROJECT SHIKSHA as an initiative with State Government.
has been also given to wardens of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya and
Education programme of UNICEF seeks to contribute to
the achievement of MDGs 2 and 3, as well as to MDG 7 on sanitation and the
Millennium Declaration on Child Protection for the State of
In 2009-10 the following were the highlights of UNICEF
support to RSK:
The section below gives a
summary of the activities to be under taken in 2010-11.
System strengthening and Capacity building
Integrated and Convergent districts
Six districts including Guna
and Shivpuri have been implementing an integrated planning approach based
on Results based management principles since July 2006. All the activities
set out in the above sections would be undertaken in synchronization with
the District Plan of Education.
Studies have been planned as
Study the correlation between language of
instruction and barriers to transition at lower primary classes.
A study on children’s acquisition of early
literacy and its impact on learning achievements
Study on status and barriers to learning
achievements of children from the tribal areas.
focus will be on quality improvement and leaning achievement of children
with special focus on disadvantaged groups in the SSA framework and State
Education Plan. A key aspect
would be use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for enhancing
the efficacy of the delivery systems. Policy advocacy would also be taken
up on issues of teacher recruitment, remuneration and assessment of
children. Convergence with Health, Child Environment and Nutrition
programme would be strengthened for quality education. Opportunities for
any convergent and joint programming within UNDAF would be an added impact
to programme effectiveness and efficacy.
has been working in very vulnerable slum communities where they found that
even in a cluster of 60 families with over 100 children in the age group
of 5 – 14 years, not going
to school. Muskaan is working in 6 such communities today. All these
children are mostly ‘child labour’; they do scrap-picking work and
also do household work of collecting wood, looking after infants in the
house. Some children also work in the markets.
efforts to put children into government schools was not very successful
because children were not happy there and it was a daily struggle for
parents to send the child there. Therefore Muskaan as NGO decided to work
in Government Schools also so that they could also become friendly to the
children from slum backgrounds. They also set up a 5 hours school for
children who were not going to any school at present Muskan is working
with 250 children. For the year 2009, Muskaan is doing this work as a
collaboration with the Zila Shiksha Kendra Bhopal.
Society for development and Governance is running a project titled
Community Based Participatory Programme for strengthening Elementary
Education in two blocks each in Dewas and Harda districts of Madhya
this programme Samavesh has selected 50 schools from 50 villages of Dewas
and Harda districts to improve the quality of education. One Bal-Mitra had
been selected by Samavesh and placed at each of these schools to start
using ‘activity and play method adopting more activity methods" in
teaching. Regular trainings were organised for the Bal-Mitras and Jan-Mitra
in this programme. and the Samavesh team also participated in Government
teachers training programme.
Based Teaching through word cards and other teaching aids were introduced
in 50 project schools of Dewas and area districts. Initially these were
used by the Bal-Mitra for the Shiksa Protsahan Group of very weak children
in the school. A base line study and report for around 500 children in
class 2 & 5 was completed for Hindi language and Mathematics learning.
Training and orientation of team of Samavesh members, ABL method for
elementary school teaching. The Jan-Mitra and Bal-Mitra team organise
meetings of PTA members in the school. Around 20 of the 50 schools
reasonably active PTA members have become active in monitoring and
supporting the schools and its activities. The whole programme is based on
Activity Based Learning and followed Dakshta Samwardhan Programme.
is working in 50 primary and 10 middle schools in Kesla block of district
Hoshangabad. The objective of this collaboration is to support and
supplement the Government efforts in providing quality education to all
children in the age group of 5-14 years.
building of Government teachers in academic matters including pedagogy,
planning classroom processes and evaluation of students.
building within the community to support the educational efforts of the
school through libraries and out of school activities
and/or introducing innovative teaching learning material and methods in
is working in close collaboration with RSK. MOU has been signed between
RSK and Eklavya. The objective of this collaboration is:
Capacity building of
Building capacity within the
community to support the educational efforts of the schools.
method to be adopted will be one of on site resource support to BRCs, CRCs
and schools and holding of workshops during workshops during summer
holidays and non teaching days on specific concept areas.
is working in close collaboration with RSK. The objectives are -
capacity within the community to support the educational efforts of the
in partnership with the RSK conducted the 10 day training of primary
school teachers of 10 clusters distributed over the 3 blocks of Shahpur,
Babai and Bagli in June 2009. A library and activity centers have been set
Naandi Foundation: Ensuring Children Learn
Foundation is working with the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan to improve the
quality of education and girls’ education in Sheopur district and
provided resource support for this purpose. They trained 220 school
teachers for quality improvement. They created a dynamic youth force
called Bal Mitra, made open Black boards, organized regular village
meetings, formed a group of children called 'Sandesh Vahini' and
also formed Mahila Jagrati Manch for empowering women. Besides
these foundation is also working on early childhood Education.
Children Learn Pprograme reached out in a sustained manner to the
communities in 220 villages through Baal Mitras village meetings, sharing
children’s achievements in public forums, and active dialogue with SSA
functionaries at district ,block and state level. This quality initiative
of Naandi Foundation is currently underway in 220 villages across the
three block in Sheopur district viz Sheopur, Vijaypur and Karahal. Naandi
also focused support to girls in identified Government Schools through
Nanhi Kali project.
Strengthening of District
Resource Group Block and Cluster resource group.
Capacity development of
functionaries of district.
School centered interventions
for children provided direct academic support to children.
School center intervention
with teachers academic support, teachers training improving competencies
on specific subjects.
Special focus on low
Girl child education
integrated with NPEGEl programme/activities strengthen modal cluster
Community involvement and
participation interaction with the community, involvement of communities
in schools activities and performance.
Strengthen PTA – Strengthen
capacities for participation and monitoring of schools.
Education Development Centre (EDC)
EDC has been chosen to execute the dot- EDU T4 project in
Multiple technologies for
Teaching and Learning
training/learning programmes using media
Development and adaptation of
appropriate teaching learning materials, complementing the lessons with
games, activities etc.
Emphasizing the need for
making learning a joyful experience
Orientation of parents,
community and local NGOs on the need for creating a conducive atmosphere
Radio Instruction Programme:
Interactive Radio Instruction program has a dual
approach i.e. while it creates an interactive and joyful environment for
active learning of students and teachers, the programme also aims at
developing the skills of teachers for an interactive, activity based
teaching learning process. This technique of teaching leads to changes in
the learning environment as a whole, also having a spill over effect into
the non-IRI classes as well.
programe in collaboration with the State Government strengthens quality of
education and learning systems through customized ICT intervention and
content for educator , student and professionals.
the academic session 2009-10 IRI progreme were broadcast on
Monday and Friday every week. Training was imparted to the teachers
for effective implementation of IRI programe. Training was also given to
DRG ,BMTs and teachers, English is Fun level 2 for student of class 3
&4 was implemented state wide and English is fun level 1for students
of class 1&2was implemented in the 17 districts.
to Read is working in close collaboration with RSK . It works in 2
districts viz. Betul and Tikamgarh. Room to Read is working towards
strengthening of School Libraries by providings children’s books to
13 Private Schools have
enrolled Out of School Children under Paraspar Scheme. 3 KGBV, 2 Girls
Hostel, 1 RBC, 7
working for Right to Children for Compulsory & Free Education Act 2009
in 7 districts, to strengthen community for RTE.
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