From our correspondent
Itagar, Sept 9: In a bid to ensure quality education in the State, Education Secretary Bidol Tayeng on Friday called a meeting of the executive members of All Aruchal Private Schools’ Association (AAPSA) and Sahodaya Itagar Chapter.
Held at the conference hall of the Directorate of Technical Education, the meeting that focuses on training in-service teachers as per Right to Education Act of 2009 were attended by 11 executive board members of AAPSA and Sahodaya and director of Elementary Education, nodal officer for Elementary Education and DDSE Capital Complex, an official communiqué said.
The meeting appraised and updated AAPSA and Sahodaya on the policies of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and gave directions to principals on the matter of training in-service untrained teachers as per RTE Act 2009.
Tayeng encouraged all the principals to reach out to all the elementary school teachers so that by March 31, 2019, all teachers teaching in elementary section with a minimum qualification of class XII with 50% marks, relaxation of 5% in certain cases, register and complete Diploma in Elementary Education (DEIEd) programme, which is an online programme being conducted by NIOS to train the elementary school teachers.
The Education Secretary also requested the private schools to take all precautiory measure to prevent fire accidents and to acquaint all staff with POSCO Act to prevent any occurrence of sexual harassment in educatiol institutions. AAPSA and Sahodaya, with the assistance of State Legal Services Authority, will soon be coming up with trainings for teachers in this regard, the communiqué said.