Guidelines for introduction of English Medium in Municipal Schools Government of Andhra Pradesh. Organising academic programmes in all municipal schools. Convert all Telugu Medium Municipal Schools into English Medium Schools from 1st standard to 10th standard, E.M/English Medium AP Municipal Schools, English Medium in all classes in all AP Municipal Schools.
GO Rt No.27 Dt.03.01.17: Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department – Introduction of English Medium in all classes in all Municipal Schools from the Academic Year 2016-2017 in Andhra Pradesh for support of Urban Poor – Guidelines – Orders – Issued. Municipal Administration & Urban Development (D1) Department. G.O.Rt.No.27, Dated:03/01/2017, Read: G.O.Rt.No.738, MA&UD(UBS) Department dated 27.12.2016
Rc.No.7176,Dt.08.03.2017 -English Medium in all Municipal Schools
Sub: MA & UD Department – Introduction of English Medium in all classes in all Municipal School – Furnishing indent for English Medium Text Books Class-wise by the Headmasters-Instructions. Rc.No.7176,Dt.08.03.2017 -English Medium in all Municipal Schools
In continuation of the orders issued in the reference read above, Sri N.Yesuratnam is hereby posted as Special Officer, Education in MA&UD Department. The post of Special Officer is created in order to strengthen the Education System in Municipal Schools and providing the required infrastructure and academic input.
The objective is to upgrade the educational standards in Municipal Schools to the level of Corporate Schools and to prepare the students to face the competitive world with courage and confidence. To achieve the said objective, the Government have recently issued G.O.Ms.No.262, MA&UD(D1) Department dated 25.10.2016 and G.O.Ms.No.14, MA&UD(D1) Department dated: 2.1.2017 introducing English Medium in all Municipal Schools from 1st standard to 10th standard.
Further, the Department had also introduced Career Foundation Course in all the Upper Primary and High Schools for all the students studying from 6th to 10th standard. The support received for the said programme has been encouraging and the Government had decided to make the Foundation Course as mandatory from 6th to 10th Standard.
In order to take forward, the initiatives of the Government, in strengthening the School Education in all the Urban Areas, the Special Officer has been posted exclusively to look after the education in general and pursue the new initiatives. The responsibilities of the Special Officer are as shown below;
a. To look after education in all Municipal Schools by monitoring, supervising, reviewing and reporting.
b. To create an online database for all the schools regarding the infrastructure availability, profile of the teachers and the students.
c. To strengthen the PTAs and the school committees.
d. To provide and improve the basic infrastructure like classrooms, labs, libraries, sports infrastructure etc.
e. To identify and promote individual talents among the students
f. To tap all available resources including CSR to improve the infrastructure facilities.
g. To promote physical literacy among the students h. To promote digital literacy among the students.
i. To ensure 100% enrolment in all the Municipal Schools
j. To involve the MEPMA Coordinators and the SHG Groups on a large scale to improve enrolment and adult literacy among the parents.
k. To organise periodical training for teachers towards upgrading their knowledge and motivating them for better teacher-pupil coordination and teacher-parent coordination.
l. To improve the academic standard in all the Municipal Schools.
m. To review periodically the performance of the Headmasters & Teachers and report to the Government.
n. To implement English Medium in all schools in all classes, irrespective of the strength of the student and teachers.
o. To organise textbooks and other study materials in time.
2. Mr.D.V.Rao, Educational Consultant would assist the Special Officer in designing and organising academic programmes in all municipal schools.
3. Mr.D.V.Rao will assist in the fields of ;
• Designing Micro Schedule for teaching
• Developing Question Papers for competitive exams
• Preparation of study material for competitive exams
• Orientation for teachers
• Result analysis
• Remedial steps
• Designing programmes on par with private and corporate schools and updating at regular intervals.
4. The Mission Director, MEPMA will coordinate with the Special Officer and the Education Consultant by mobilising the public opinion and public support to the new initiatives of the Government.
5. The Special Officer shall function under the administrative control of Director of Municipal Administration, Andhra Pradesh, Guntur. Guidelines for introduction of English Medium in all AP Municipal Schools from 2017
Memo No.7176, Dt.05.01.2017 – English Medium in Municipal Schools -Further Guidelines: Sub: MA&UD Dept- Introduction of English Medium in All Classes in all Municipal Schools from the Academic Year 2016-17 in Andhra Pradesh for Support of Urban Poor-Further Guidelines – Issued –Further guidelines.
G.O.Ms.No. Dt.02.01.2017: Govt of AP, MA&UD Dept.,- Introduction Of English Medium in All Classes in all Municipal Schools from the Academic Year 2016-17 in Andhra Pradesh for Support Of Urban Poor- Guidelines – Orders – Issued. MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION & URBAN DEVELOPMENT (D1) DEPARTMENT
Read the following:
1. G.O.Rt.No.332, MA&UD Dept., Dated: 4.6.2016.
2. From the DMA, AP, Guntur, Lr.Roc.No.7176/J2/2015, Dt: 12.7.2016
3. G.O.Ms.No.262, MA&UD(D1) Dept., Dated: 25.10.2016
4. G.O.Ms.No.280, MA&UD(D1) Dept., Dated: 03.11.2016
In the reference 3rd read above, the Government had introduced English Medium in all classes in all Municipal Schools in the Academic Year 2016-2017. Meanwhile, the success of the Foundation Course has strengthened the knowledge base of the student studying from 6th to
10th standards and prepared them for competitive examinations both at the state level and national level.
The overwhelming support for the said programme from all the concerned including the general public, and the enthusiasm shown by the students, parents and teachers had really made the Government decide to make the foundation course mandatory for all the students studying in all Municipal Schools. Hence, the medium of instruction plays a very crucial role in defining the destiny of the student.
Therefore, the Government after careful examination hereby decided to convert all the existing Telugu Medium Municipal Schools into English Medium Schools from 1st standard to 10th standard irrespective of the student’s strength as well as teachers strength with immediate effect.
This is not applicable to 10th Class i.e., for the academic year 2016-2017. This order will supersede all the other G.Os issued earlier in this regard.
3. The Director of Municipal Administration, Andhra Pradesh, Guntur shall take necessary action, accordingly.
4. This order comes into force with immediate effect.