Tuesday, July 15, 2014


Major Guidelines to schools for the academic year 2014-15
 Each school should focus on effective implementation of Components of LEP in the elementary schools of the State as a Quality initiative of the State. The intent of the LEP and its programme components should reach the school point.
 Learning  Enhancement Programme  - 12 Academic Aspects
Visioning of Elementary Schools in the State

A School where children learn free from fear, anxiety, exclusion; has stimulating learning environment,  caring  teacher puts tireless efforts to make every child learn through democratic and collaborative classroom, where the child grows as responsive citizen with social concern,  endowed with requisite knowledge and skills to lead the futuristic life to make world safe and happy.
Aim of LEP

 To address the Quality aspects at elementary level in holistic and sustainable way.

Components of LEP
1.    Ensuring children to achieve Class specific, subject specific essential learning competencies, attainment of Expected outcomes (as per the Academic Standards prepared by SCERT). 
2.    Improved Teaching Learning Processes (Learning through activities, discovery, exploration as per RTE Act. Sec 29(2)] through 100% utilization of learning time and engagement of children by Time-on-task.
3.    Improved Assessment Procedures which are based on specific Academic standards, by adopting different means such as Oral & Written, Performance, pupil products, child portfolios, projects, teachers’ observation in harmony with Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (Formative and Summative) procedures. 
4.    Setting Performance Indicators for Institutions and Individuals making Teacher and Head Master accountable with role clarity and increasing transparency in the system.
5.    Improved participation of parents by making SMCs is functional and vibrant. The community participates in school matters, demonstration of the performance of the children to SMC members, monitoring of attendance of pupil, utilization of grants, mid-day meals, preparation of School Development Plan.
6.    Implementation of Academic activities such as Wall Magazine, School Postbox, Honesty Box, Children Clubs, Children Diary etc., and innovative activities such as Weather Station, Compost Pit, Free Plastic zone, Talent Search Activities etc. in the schools for all round development of the child
7.    Organization of National and International importance events/days in the schools.  
8.    Implementation of READ programme (READ, ENJOY AND DEVELOP) to develop reading habits among the children by using the children literature available in the school. One period shall be provided in the school time-table for reading.  Celebration of “PATANOTSAVAM” from 14th to 21st November during Library week.
9.    Inclusion in Education: Implementation of inclusive practices (Social inclusion, academic inclusion, gender inclusion, inclusion of CWSN) in schools and in classroom process to address the issues of  equity  & equality. Three elementary model schools in each mandal across the State are adopted and the philosophy of ‘Inclusion  in Education’ is fully implemented. From 2014 – 15, this programme is scaled up to 6 schools per mandal.

10. Development of School Leadership is the thrust area for transforming the schools as effective learning organization.  Developing visionary leadership among school Heads and teachers as effective Instructional leaders shall be the prime concern.