School Education Department, Andhra Pradesh State Government has decided to establish or form a Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary Schools) in Every Gram Panchayat/ Municipality. In this subject CSE has given basic Norms for consolidation of schools as Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary School), the Concept of Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary Schools). Detailed Guidelines have been issued on Establishment of Model Primary Schools.
Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala Concept
The Concept of Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary Schools).
- Establishment proposed for each Model Primary School
i) Under one teacher, One Class room norm, five (5) Secondary Grade Teachers for Five (5) classes will be provided for Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary School) per GP/Municipality, provided the minimum enrolment from Class I to V is atleast 100. (However, for the year 2015-16 the required enrolment is atleast 80)
ii) One of the 5 teachers in the Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary School) will be exclusively identified as English Teacher
iii) Beyond 130 students enrolled, 5 SGTs + 1 Head Master post will be provided.
iv) If the enrolment is <80, 4 Secondary Grade Teachers shall be provided, and on increased enrollment, the norm as at v(a) shall be made applicable.
- Model Primary School Infrastructure:
Comprehensive infrastructure facilities to be provided for Model Primary School are
a) Adequate class rooms,
b) Toilets & Water supply,
d) Library room with adequate books,
e) Audio-Visual equipped class rooms and
f) attached Early Childhood Center (ECE) as feeder Center.
- Academic support will be provided on priority for Model Primary School for, quality enhancement and improving learning levels of students, special Training in English Teaching to the identified Teacher, Academic Coordination & Monitoring support by additional teachers (if required) and adequate Teaching- Learning Material will be provided to the Model PS.
- Any of the teachers to be adjusted after allocation to the Adarsha Pradhamika Paatasala (Model Primary School), such teachers services will be utilized as an Academic Support to M.E.O. / Dy.E.O. / D.E.O. / D.I.E.T. / S.S.A etc., and as Cluster Academic Coordinators in Special projects for enhancing learning levels.