DHUBRI, Oct 1: Low learning outcome, teacher- pupil ratio not satisfactory, lack of subject specialist teachers, poor attendance of students, apprehension of exams due to detention policy and significant drop-out rate - are some of the reasons that prompted Dhubri district administration to chalk out a well-planned project called Abhyudaya to upgrade the standard of education. Under Abhyudaya, a pilot project, 10 schools of Dhubri district have already been selected to impart education among the Class VIII students with innovative ideas backed by modern technology of education, beginning from October 6.
The 10 schools selected under this pilot project are Satrasal Higher Secondary School, Kachakhana Higher Secondary School, Dhepdhepi Higher Secondary School, PC Institution, Dhubri Government Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Dhubri Government Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Bangalipara Middle English Madrasa, Borkanda Pupils’ Academy, Raniganj Higher Secondary School, and Chapor Higher Secondary School. A source in the education department informed that three subjects – Mathematics, General Science and Social Science were chosen for imparting education and would be carried.
The Dhubri Deputy Commissioner is taking keen and personal interest in this project and keeping close observation on the preparation. He also instructed all the school heads selected for the pilot project to be prepared where it would get underway from October 6.
Talking to The Sentinel, Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Anant Lal Gyani informed that it was a technology-led initiative to bridge gaps in the present system, provide contextualized and interactive video learning modules, continuous and comprehensive evaluation of students performance, peer learning facility even beyond the district in collaboration with Eckovation Solution, New Delhi, and also the technical support provider for Unnayan Banka which was awarded the PM Excellence Award for Innovation.