The Government of Andhra Pradesh, School Education Department has issued Government Order Ms.No.17 on May 14, 2014, In this Order government here by agreed the proposal of the Director SCERT, A.P, Hyderabad and accord permission to the Commissioner & Director of School Education, A.P., and the Director, SCERT for the implementation of the examination reforms for classes IX and X in all schools in the State i.e. government, local bodies, aided and private recognized schools.
GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT – S.C.E.R.T, A.P, HYDERABAD – Examination Reforms for class IX and X from the academic year 2014-15 onwards – Permission Accorded – Orders issued.
SCHOOL EDUCATION (P.E – PROG.II) DEPARTMENT
G.O. Ms. No. 17 Dated: 14.05.2014
Read the following:-
- GO MS No. 169, School Education (PE – Prog-II) Dept. Dt. 29.12.2011
- GO MS No. 62, School Education (PE – Prog-II) Dept. Dt. 23.07.2012
- GO MS No. 60, School Education (PE – SSA) Dept. Dt. 24.10.2013
- From the C & DSE Lr. Rc. No. 302/E1-1/2009, Dt. 17.04.2013
- From the Director, SCERT, A.P, Hyderabad Lr. No. 185/D1/C&T/SCERT/2013, Dt. 08.05.2014.
In the reference 1st and 2nd read above, orders have been issued for undertaking curricular reforms and revision of syllabus and textbooks for the classes I to X in a phased manner to meet the requirements of National Curriculum framework-2005 and Right to Education Act-2009 provisions. In the reference 3rd read above orders have been issued for the implementation of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) in the State. Accordingly the Director, SCERT has taken up curricular reforms in a big way based on National Curriculum Framework-2005 and Right to Education Act-2009 and revised the syllabus from class I to X followed by revision of textbooks in all the subjects and curricular and co-curricular areas from class I to X in a phased manner. The class X new textbooks will be introduced from the coming academic year i.e. 2014-15. As new books are introduced the evaluation process also needs to be modified. This has already been done for Classes I to VIII.
The Director, SCERT vide reference 5th read above has submitted proposals for the revised evaluation process and scheme of examination for classes IX and X and stated that the proposed examination reforms will facilitate for a shift in the teaching learning process and improved transaction of new textbooks and transforms the ways of learning with activities, projects, dialogue and discussions, experiments etc. and hence requested the government to issue orders for the implementation of examination reforms in all the secondary schools in the State viz., government, government aided, panchayatraj bodies, recognized private schools on the following items:
After careful examination of the matter, government here by agreed the proposal of the Director SCERT, A.P, Hyderabad as mentioned at Para 2 above, and accord permission to the Commissioner & Director of School Education, A.P., and the Director, SCERT for the implementation of the examination reforms as mentioned above for classes IX and X in all schools in the State i.e. government, local bodies, aided and private recognized schools.
The Commissioner & Director of School Education, Director, SCERT, Director Government Examinations are requested to take further necessary action accordingly.