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Gnana Dhaara Remediation Program - Implementation Guidelines Rc.No.21

R.C.No.21/B/5CERT/2018 Dated: 16.04.2018 Implementation of Gnana Dhaara Remediation Program -For Identified Students -One-month Residential Program to Improve Learning Outcomes -Implementation Guidelines

Ref: 
1. Instructions of Hon'ble Chief Minister during the Collector's Conference, dated 19.01.2018
2.Prog.Rc.No.5101/A1w&P/7.4/RMSA-AP/2017, of the Director RMSA, AP, dated 21.12.2017
3.Proceedings to District Educational Officers, regarding Gnana Dhaara Program, dated 20.03.18
4.Note orders of the Commissioner of School Education, AP, Amaravati

The attention of all the District Educational Officers, Regional Joint Directors of School Education and Project Officers of SSA in the state informed that the Government of Andhra Pradresh has planned to conduct remedial training programme in summer residential mode, to the identified students of class V and IX (who will be in VI and X classes in 2018-19), identified through SA 1 results.
In this regard, all the above officers are aware that detailed instructions have already been issued, as per ref.3 cited, to make necessary arrangements to conduct the summer remedial program from 01 May 2018 till 31 st May 2018.
In view of the above, all the above officers in the state once again reiterated the timelines of the activities to be done at district level as well as venues.

Executive guidelines for implementation of the program is as follows:

1. Identification of Resource Teachers: 

The following is the teacher selection criteria to be followed:
a.Every 200 students should be treated as one unit of remediation center.
b.Every unit of remediation center should have 4 School Assistants (SA-Maths, SA-Physical Science, SA-Biological Sciences, SA-English), one Secondary Grade Teacher (SGT) and one Physical Education Teacher (PET)
c.SGTs will handle Telugu and EVS of Class 5 students
d.Teachers of ALL Managements i.e. SW, TW, BCW, KGBVs, Municipal Schools, Model Schools, Society Schools should be considered for selection of resource persons
e.Preference should be given to Resource persons (SRGs/DRGs), Textbook writers, Mana TV presenters and digital content creators
2. Co-curricular Activities
a.The following activities shall be taken up during the Gnana Dhaara remediation program as per the schedule, i.e. Yoga, Drawing, Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games, Story-telling, Creative Learning or Critical Thinking etc.
b.Four Guest Lecturers, Motivational speeches shall be arranged at the rate of one per week
c.Twelve classes for other co-curricular activities shall be organized, at the rate of three per week
3. Usage of Digital Technology
a.Educational movies, short films, inspirational movies shall be arranged twice every week
b.Ensure the availability of a Projector/LCD TV in every remediation center
4. Student Confirmation
a. Final confirmation of student participation along with hostel mapping during the Gnana Dhaara remediation program shall be updated online by MEOs
5. Convergence Issues
a.The DEOs should have a convergence with all Line Departments such as District Medical & Health officer, Police, SW, TW, BCW, Municipal, KGBVs, AP Model Schools, Electricity Department, Civil Supplies
b.The DEOs should ask the OM & HO for providing of Health Assistant at each remediation center
c.The DEOs should ask the Police Department for providing of Night Beat at each venue
d.The DEOs should ensure the supply of Rice as per the indicative indent at the earliest by consulting the OM, Civil Supplies
e.The DEOs should address the SE, Electricity to ensure un-interrupted power supply to all venues
f.The SE, RWS should be requested to provide necessary safe drinking water
g.Mainly, the DEOs should be in touch with the DO SW, DO TW, DO BCW, DO Minorities Welfare and Municipal Commissioner for providing of Boarding and Lodging with the necessary utensils along with their staff until completion of the program
6. Supporting staff
a.Every remediation centre should be provided with One Clerical/technical Assistant and One Sweeper and One Attender for assisting the program
b.If the above personnel are already available in the identified venues, priority shall be given to them
7. Gnana Dhaara District Monitoring Cell
a.The DEOs should constitute a Gnana Dhaara Monitoring Cell in his office, consisting of ASO (0/0 DEO), AMO SSA, DCEB Secretary and 2 members of District Assessment Cell
b.This Cell must look after the day-wise attendance, smooth delivery of the schedule
c.The Cell shall submit the day-wise, venue wise attendance to the Director, SCERT both in the morning and evening in prescribed proforma given by SCERT.
Financial guidelines and Norms will be issued separately soon.
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