Changes in primary education in Andhra Pradesh

This resource gives the information about the revolutionary steps taken by the government in primary education from the year1996. In this article, how government established the foundation to enrich the knowledge of pupil in primary education is also mentioned. In conclusion of this article, misunderstanding of parents towards government schools also specified.

Revolutionary changes in primary education system in Andhra Pradesh:

There was no change in primary education till 1996. After, DPEP(District Primary Education Programme)was introduced by Andhra Pradesh government to make the primary education with activity based. Grants were released by the government to make this programme successful. After some time this programme was continued, QIP(Quality Improvement Programme) was introduced by the government. This programme in which pupil was recapitulated his subject by conducting exams from June13 to August month on previous class of the pupil. This programme caused some development in the pupil. In the year1996, government provided mid day meals to the children studying in the government schools. That programme has been continuing.

In the year 2005, another programme CLIP(Child Language Improvement Programme) was taken by government. In this programme, children was tested in the competencies such as reading and writing in Telugu and four operations(+,-,*,/) in maths. For Telugu subject, children were dictated 20words by the teacher. If the pupil got above 16words correct they he would get grade 'A' otherwise 'B'grade. For maths, for each operation five problems were given. In five problems, if pupil did four problems then he would get 'A' grade otherwise 'B'grade. This was the way of evaluation at that time.

In the year 2007, another programme CLAPS was introduced by the government. In this programme, two competencies for each subject was designed by government to evaluate the pupil cognitive. This programme could be critical comparing with CLIPS. During carrying out of this programme, teachers faced many technical problems to evaluate the pupil.

In the year 2009, another programme LEP was taken by the government to perfect the primary education. From this programme, AMC(Academic Monitoring Committee) becomes activity part in education to evaluate the pupil. In this programme, four competencies for each subject is evaluated till now.

In the year 2010, for first and second classes, Snehabala cards were introduced. Using these cards, teachers have to teach for first and second classes pupil. After using these cards, tremendous change has been appeared in primary education because these cards are easy to learn for the pupil of first and second classes.

In the year 2011, for the first class, English subject was introduced as second language by designing attractive text book for the pupil of first class. At the same time, new text books for Telugu and Maths were designed by taking Sneha bala cards as it is into text books. As two sets of Snehabala cards were supplied to each school, those were not enough to the pupil to study at home. For that purpose these newly text books were introduced by the government


Even many of these programmes are being conducted by the government but there is decreasing percentage of students enrollment occurs in government schools. Parents have correct knowledge not to be imparted to their children if their children study in government schools. In some places, teachers may not show interest on the pupil to impart the knowledge to them. However, all the changes in primary education system makes successful to the pupil by giving quality improvement in their education.

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Author: Ramachandran Pattabiraman14 Jul 2011 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 1

Nowadays, almost all states of our country have decided to spoil the education system in the name of modernisation. All Historical lessons/old poems of litarature have been started vanishing.Pity is only the younger generations who are already in the track of uncultural ways. Ok! Welcoming the Kali!

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