AP CM reviews school education dept, asks to integrate BYJU’s content into curriculum
Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the school education department and one of his directives was to integrate BYJU’s content into the school curriculum.
By India Today Web Desk: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the school education department and some of his important directives were to integrate BYJU’s content into the school curriculum, and ensure that all schools had an internet connection.
“The top priority has been given to the field of education, health, and agriculture in Andhra Pradesh with revolutionary schemes in the last three years. But a section of the media is constantly spreading misinformation. Irrespective of it, steps should be taken towards our goals,” said AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy while chairing the education review meeting in his camp office in Tadepalli on Thursday.
The officials informed the chief minister that Rs 1120 crores had been released so far in the financial year for the development works, and that a definite plan for the academic year 2023-24 was in place.
BYJU’S CONTENT IN SCHOOL CURRICULUM
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan R eddy directed the officials to ensure the integration of Byju’s content into the school curriculum as early as possible.
“The Byju’s content integration in the curriculum is important since it will help the children through ease of learning,” said the chief minister.
TABS FOR STUDENTS
Regarding the distribution of tablets to Class 8 students, officials said more than 1.5 lakh tabs are available, and the rest is in process. “We are planning to give 5,18,740 tabs including the teachers,” said the officials.
Before the tabs are given to the students, teachers would receive the first batch, and the training for the same
“Students can download the content that costs thousands of rupees in the market for free on their cellphones too,” said the chief minister.
INTERNET IN ALL SCHOOLS
The officials presented the works taken by the department in implementing the second phase of Nadu-Nedu and the action plan to the chief minister.
Reddy ordered the officials to provide internet connection to all schools before digitalising the classrooms. The officials said the internet connection works will be completed by January or February 2023.
The department officials said the process of tenders for the next academic year has started and preparing for the educational kits to be ready by April.
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Apart from agreeing to increase stitching prices for the school uniforms from Rs 40 per pair to Rs 50, the chief minister also gave a nod to give medium size bags to students of Classes 1 to 5 and big-size bags for those in Classes 6 to 10.
For better management of schools, the officials said that they were appointing another officer with the mandal education department officer.
The chief minister reviewed the works taken by officials in the Jagananna Gorumudda scheme and the department’s efforts to directly deliver the rice to schools. They also discussed the perseverance of eggs, which are being provided in schools.