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English Medium to be introduced in all govt. schools in AP next year

12-09-201912-09-2019 11:46:37 IST
2019-09-12T06:16:37.540Z12-09-2019 2019-09-12T06:16:33.914Z - - 10-07-2020

English Medium to be introduced in all govt. schools in AP next year

English medium curriculum will be introduced for classes 1 to 8 from the next academic year across all government schools in Andhra Pradesh. All necessary training for the same will be imparted to the teachers. The decision was taken at a review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday.

Jagan further directed the officials to fill up the vacant teacher's post by January and that they must ensure that adequate teachers to students ratio is maintained all the time. Additionally, special emphasis will be placed on Environment, Climate change and road safety from the next academic year. 

"An action plan should be prepared to ensure that every Mandal has one Junior College and wherever possible high schools should be upgraded to junior colleges and an elaborate exercise should be carried out to identify the places where they should be set up. In the same manner, every assembly constituency should have one Degree College," Reddy said.

The state has decided to refurbish 44,512 schools under 'Then and Now' and the first phase will cover 15, 410 schools. The Chief Minister said that every phase should cover Panchayatraj, Municipal, Tribal, Social, BC Welfare and other schools. The first phase should be completed by March 14, 2020, and there will also be a social audit, he said.

Parents should be involved in the education of children and Quality of mid-day meal and the eggs supplied should be improved, he told the officials.

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