Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (AP,) on the 11th of September, conducted a review meeting about the education in the State.
The meeting was held at the Andhra Pradesh Secretariat in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh.
During the meeting, Mr. Reddy asked the officials of the Education Department to upgrade primary schools as higher secondary schools in a phased manner.
Jagan Mohan Reddy also asked the officials to establish one intermediate college in every mandal in Andhra Pradesh. He asked for an action plan regarding the establishment of intermediate colleges, primary schools and junior schools in every mandal across the State.
The meeting was dedicated to discuss the development of the State in terms of education. Jagan Mohan Reddy said every Assembly constituency should have one degree college. Besides, the State Government also decided to introduce English from Class 1 to Class 8 in all government schools, from the academic year beginning in 2020.
Special training will be provided to teachers for the additional English subject. Approximately 70,000 teachers will be trained at the District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs.)
Speaking about the jobs in the educational sector, AP CM asked the officials to fill the vacant posts of teachers and educational staff every year in January.
According to sources, the Andhra Pradesh Government decided to enhance 44,512 schools in a phased manner. In each phase, the Government will cover 15,410 schools and every phase should cover Panchayat Raj, Municipal, Tribal, Social, Backward Class Welfare and other schools in the State.
The first phase should be completed by the 14th of March 2020.
Jagan Mohan Reddy said the students’ parents will also be involved in the process and be a part of the education of their children.
The AP Government will soon implement the discussed changes to improve the education system in Andhra Pradesh.
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