TS School Readiness and Class Readiness Programme Guidelines would be released every year by the Director of School Education Telangana under LEP Programme or 3Rs Programme or ABC Programme or Readiness Programme or Remedial Teaching Programme in Telangana Schools.
School Readiness Program for Class I and Class II and Class Readiness Programme for Class III to Class VIII in Telangana Schools. Guidelines for School Readiness and Class Readiness Programme details are provided here for infromation purpose only. State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha, Telangana has decided to implement School Readiness and Classroom Readiness programmes at School Level.
Therefore, all the Mandal Educational Officers in the district are hereby informed to implement the programme and instruct all the school Headmasters of PS/UPS/HS in your Mandal and circulate the guidelines copy to the Headmasters. Implementation of School Readiness and Classroom Readiness programme as per the schedule.
TS School and Class Readiness Programme Objectives
A. Telangana School Readiness Programme for Class I and Class II
- to create a child friendly environment in the school for class 1 & class-II students .
- to make young children feel comfortable and happy to attend the school regularly without any fear.
- to develop pre learning skills of classes 1 & 2 children.
- to expose the children to Early Reading early writing and Early maths programme
B. Telangana Class Readiness Programme for Class 3rd to Class 8th
- a) To make children of 3rd to 8th classes, learn pre-requisite skills in Telugu, English and Maths of the previous classes and thereby to facilitate smooth sail into the current class and syllabus.
- b) To learn the new skills in a child friendly environment
- c) Children already having pre requisite skills will revise and get ready to adapt to the current year syllabus.
- d) To improve the retention rate, in other words to reduce drop out due to non learning or less learning.
TS School and Class Readiness Programme Guidelines
A. SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMME
- The School readiness programme for classes 1 & 2 will be conducted for 45 days
- The content of the Programme is based on play, songs, rhymes, activities on Sensory – motor skills, scribbling, storytelling, picture reading, counting, arranging the objects in descending order and ascending order according to the size etc.
- A day wise schedule and activities indicated in the module given to the school during the last academic year shall be followed.
- The three word formulae of Aata, Paata and Maata will be the process of achieving the objective.
- Teachers will collect additional information and stories on the topics given in School Readiness and have to be kept ready for the programme.
- The programme to be in a novel way and teacher to be a facilitator to derive the information on the days topic from the student.
- As the world environmental day was 5th June 2021 falls in the midst of summer vacation, Student will be encouraged to know the importance of the day and also use the environment material in the process of learning.
School Readiness Programme Time Table:
- Morning session: During the morning session: (pre lunch session), children of classes 1 & 2 should be given activities which develop their motor activity, habit formation etc.
- Afternoon session: Topics of early reading and early maths shall be taught in an innovative method. The method of teaching should encourage the students to develop their cognitive abilities.
B. Class Readiness Programme
- A base line test which will be in the diagnostic form (Pre-test) shall be conducted in the specified subjects on 12th & 13th June, 2021 for classes III to VIII. The aim of the test is to identify the basic concepts, skills where the children are lacking that stands as impediment for further learning.
- Respective subject teachers and class teachers will prepare the test items and conducts the test.
- By 13th June, 2021, the teachers will evaluate the answer scripts and identifies the child wise learning difficulties and categorizes the children into different groupings. Accordingly the teacher conducts remedial teaching through individual teaching, group teaching and peer interaction.
- For the above said days the class readiness programme for classes III to V, will takes place in morning session i.e., remedial instruction, practice work and in the afternoon session regular classrooms. In case of class VI to VIII, in the regular time table certain specific periods for specified subject remedial instructions have to be carried out.
- At the end of the programme on the last day, the children will undergo post test using the same question paper used in the base line test. The gap between pre-test and post test indicates the progress of the child during the period of the Readiness programme.
- Day wise time table with details of topics to be covered are given. Hence, the printed module supplied to the school in the last academic year, shall be used during the programme.
- The workbooks used for summer camp just held, the Snehabala cards, Easy English cards, library books and other available material shall be used for revision, concept reinforcement and for remedial teaching.
- Teachers to read the module and prepare innovative and creative activities for the children.
Class Readiness Programme Time table
- Morning session: As part of class readiness programme, day wise activities given in the class readiness module to be done in a creative manner
- Afternoon session: June month portion from text books are to be taught Classes 6th to 8th
- For classes 6th to 8th, among the 48 periods, 30 periods are to be allocated to regular syllabus teaching and the remaining 18 period are to allocated for Class readiness programmes for the subjects Telugu, English, Hindi and mathematics.
- During the day, periods from morning sessions to be allocated to the class readiness programme in Telugu, English, Hindi and mathematics as shown below:
allocated for class readiness programme
allocated for Regular syllabus
- Teachers are required to make a detail timetable for the above periods in a week and exhibit it on the wall for the convenience of the students to plan creative activities.
- Teachers should decide and divide the remedial teaching periods as per children performance.
- Remedial teaching should be carried out hand to hand without disturbing the regular subject teaching.
- Every week the progress of the child shall be recorded.
- Invite the parents to the School to gain firsthand experience how the readiness programme is organized in the interest of the children. Interact with the parents on strengths and weakness of the child.
- On 30th June, 2021, organize SMC meeting and invite parents and demonstrate the pupil performance during the period of Readiness programme.