National Achievement Survey in AP Schools, NAS Schedule, AP SCERT Proceedings, Conduct of NAS Class III, V& VIII Survey 2017: National Achievement Survey is going to be scheduled in the month of October 2017 at the end of Class III, V& VIII in all 13 Districts.
Conducting of National Achievement Survey (NAS)at different levels of School education (Class III, V& VIII) based on Learning Outcomes-Tentatively in the month of October 2017- Issue of guidelines for Preparedness of the children.
Quality of education at primary/secondary levels: Focus on quality education, the Central RTE Rules have been amended on 20th February 2017 to include a reference on class-wise, subject-wise Learning Outcomes. The Learning Outcomes for each class in Languages (Hindi, English and Urdu), Mathematics, Environmental Studies,
Science and Social Science up to the elementary stage have, accordingly, been finalized and shared with all States and UTs. These would serve as a guideline for States and UTs to ensure that all children acquire appropriate learning level.
The students learning assessment will be according to the Learning Outcomes developed by NCERT. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) conducts periodic national surveys of learning achievement of children in classes III, V and VIII and X. Four rounds of National Achievement Survey (NAS) have been conducted so far for class V and three rounds for classes III & VIII. These reveal improvement in learning achievement levels of pupils, in identified subjects from first round to fourth round. From current year onwards,
Government has decided to conduct a National Achievement Survey where the district will be the sampling unit. The students learning assessment will be according to the Learning Outcomes developed by NCERT. Under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA),
the State Governments and UT Administrations are supported on several interventions to improve teaching standards, including regular in-service teachers’ training, induction training for newly recruited teachers, recruitment of additional teachers for improving pupil-teacher ratio, academic support for teachers through block and cluster resource centres, Maths and Science kits, Lab equipment, special teaching for learning enhancement,
ICT facilities in schools, introduction of vocational education component at the secondary level and activities under ‘Unnati’ project for improvement in English language skills Additionally, the Central Government, supports States and UTs on early grade reading, writing & comprehension, and early Mathematics programmes through a sub-programme of SSA namely ‘Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat’ (PBBB) in classes I and II.
Further, the Government has launched Rashtriya Aavishkar Abhiyan (RAA) programme on 09.07.2015, inter alia, as a subcomponent of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), to motivate and engage children of the age group from 6-18 years in Science, Mathematics and Technology through observation, experimentation, inference drawing, model building, etc. both through inside and outside classroom activities.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE STATE PROJECT DIRECTOR,
SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN:: ANDHRA PRADESH, AMARAVATI
Proc.Rc.No. 368/A3/SIEMAT/2017, Dated: 11.08.2017
Sub: SSA-SIEMAT- Conducting of National Achievement Survey (NAS) at different levels of School education (Class III, V&VIII) based on Learning Outcomes-Tentatively in the month of October 2017- Issue of guidelines for Preparedness of the children – Orders – issued.
1. Govt. Memo no. 610151/Prog.II/A1/2017
2. D.0 Lr. No.15-1/2017-EE.13, Dt. 19-05-2017 from the Joint Secretary, DSE&L, MI-IRD, GOI, New Delhi
All the Project Officers of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, District Educational Officers and the Principals of DIET in the state are informed that MHRD is going to conduct National Achievement Survey (NAS) for classes III, V & VIII to know the Class Wise Learning Outcomes across the country tentatively in the month of October 2017.
In view of the above, ensuing NAS sample survey all the Project Officers, District Educational Officers are requested to take necessary steps to prepare the all students of sample schools so as to perform well in NAS assessment on Class wise and subject wise learning outcomes
NAS Assessment Pattern
|Class||Curricular Areas||Number of Questions||Nature of Assessment|
|Class III & V||Language, Mathematics & EVS||45 (15 for each|
|Formal, Multiple Choice|
|Class VIII||Language, Mathematics, Science & Social Sciences||60 (15 for each curricular area||Formal, Multiple Choice|
Using Material for Preparedness of Children in the Schools
|Class III& V||Using Existing Material|
|9. Class and School Readiness Module|
10. Summer work Book/Pundadi Workbook
11. Pratham worksheets
12. Training Modules
13. Previous test items of the SLAS/AAS/3Rs tool
14. ‘C’ Grade Module
15. Summative Test Papers
16. Learning Outcomes
|Class VIII||Using Existing Material|
Maths Science and
|3. Class and School Readiness Module|
4. Summer work Book/Pundadi Workbook
5. Pratham worksheets
6. Training Modules
7. Previous test items of the SLAS/AAS/3Rs tool
8. ‘C’ Grade Module
9. Summative Test Papers
10. Learning Outcomes
Monitoring the Children Performance
|State-level||State Project Director of SSA, Commissioner of School Education, Director SCERT, Join Directors/ ASPD of SSA||Visit district orientation Programme Visit to Schools Observe the Children Performance||Monthly once August to October|
|District level||IUDs, DEOs, Dy.Eos, POs of SSA along with staff, DLMTs||Visit the Mandal Orientation Programme, To observe the children Performance To observe the learning outcomes Observe the assessment Process||Monthly twice August to October|
|Mandal Level||MEOs, SHMs &CRPs||Visit the School Complex Orientation Programme, To observe the children Performance To observe the learning outcomes Observe the assessment Process||Weekly Once August to October|
|School Complex HMs||SCHMs,CRPs||Visit to the School To observe the children Performance To observe the learning outcomes Observe the assessment Process||Weekly Once March to April June to September|
All the District Educational Officers and Project Officers in the state are directed to take immediate action in the above matter. All are requested to aware all the teachers who are working in Primary, Upper Primary and High Schools on the conduct of NAS on identified class wise subject-wise learning outcomes.
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