School Education - Academic Calendar 2020-21 - Following the Govt.published textbooks, work books and hand books only for various classes - Certain instructions issued - Regarding Memo.No.151/A&I/2020 Dated:11/11/2020
1) G.O.Ms.No.524, Education (Rules), Dated:20-12-1988
2) G.O.Ms.No.1, School Education (PS.2) Dept., Dated:01.01.1994.
3) G.O.Ms.No.20, School Education (P.E.Prog.I) Dept., Dt:3.3.2011.
The attention of the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the State is invited to the references cited and all are you aware that, as per Section 12 (7)(a)&(b) in AP Educational Institutions (Establishment, Recognition, Administration and Control of Schools) Rules, 1988 states that, “the textbooks, work books and the hand books shall be as prescribed for various classes by the competent authorities from time to time. The syllabus for various classes shall be approved and prescribed by the competent authorities from time to time.
Further, as per Section 29 of RTE Act, 2009 and Rule 25 of RTE Rules, 2011 the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) in the capacity of the State Academic Authority has prescribed and developed the textbooks, workbooks, handbooks for use of all students under all managements. Instructions were already given to all Schools under all managements that the Schools which have got recognition from Education department shall strictly follow curriculum, syllabus, textbooks and pattern of examination system as prescribed in the Academic Calendar
Therefore, the under mentioned officers are requested to issue instructions to the field level functionaries to strictly adhere the instructions issued by the government that, all schools under all managements shall follow the curriculum, syllabus, textbooks and pattern of examination system as prescribed by the government and the schools shall not use any type of guides, test papers and other material that are not prescribed by the State Academic Authority (SCERT).
The respective inspecting officers observed any deviation in the above instructions, if any will be viewed seriously and necessary action will be initiated against the schools as per the rules in force.