There are certain aims and objectives District Education Office, in keeping with which it carries out its functions. These aims are-
A number of steps have been taken by the Government and administrative authorities in order to improve the quality of education in the Nalgonda district. During the academic year 2001-02, the Government had sanctioned 416 new primary schools in school-less habitations in the district. Out of these, 20 were supposed to be Urdu medium schools. They were all opened with the help of Vidya volunteers. 396 Secondary Grade Teachers Telugu Medium 20 and Secondary Grade Urdu Medium Posts have been sanctioned posts are to be filled by the candidates.
The Govt. had also permitted to upgrade 109 Primary Schools into Upper Primary Schools by opening Class - VI. Apart from this, the Government also took measures to provide audio-visual education to the students for improving their power of absorption and intellect. For this purpose, the Government has provided TVs. V.C.Ps and R.C.C.Ps to the District for development of Primary Education. The scheme of Vocational Education Scheme was introduced during the year 1985-86 in the then 15 secondary schools in the district. As a result of this, 7 Vocational Educational Trades are being run in the above 15 Secondary Schools and around 5931 students are being benefited in the trades.
In 2001, the State Project Director, DPEP, A.P., Hyderabad, the twin capital of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh had communicated G.O.Ms.No.52, Education Department for the implementation of Education Guarantee Scheme and Alternative and Innovation Education in Nalgonda. As per the guide lines of the G.O. a district level committee had been constituted with the following members to receive and review the proposals emanating in the district under the Chairmanship of the District Collector.
Vidya Volunteers of Nalgonda District
As per the instructions of Commissioner and Director of School Education, A.P., Hyderabad total (1489) Vidya Volunteers were engaged by the School Education Committees in their respective Schools as against the district requirement of (1904) Vidya Volunteers.
In the year 1997-98 the Open School Scheme was introduced in Nalgonda district. The basic aim of the scheme is to provide alternate system of education to the dropouts who have missed the benefits of Formal Schooling. According to the scheme, any one who has completed the age of 12yrs and dropped out at V, VI, and VII Classes is eligible for the course. The courses conducted are S-2, equal to class VI education and S-3, equal to class VII education. The division of the course has been done according to the trimester system, i.e., 10 months in a trimester equals 3 trimesters. The passed learners in Stage-II (S2) and Stage-III (S3) are admitted in 7th & 8th Class in formal Schools. Study Centres are identified where 20-30 learners are available in a village.
A.P.Open School Society, Hyderabad has sanctioned 150 Open Schools Centres during the academic year 2001-02. Out of 150 Centres, 138 study centres are opened in 54 Mandals. 87 Cluster centres are identified for the conduct of contact Classes and Trimester Examinations to the learners.
Child Labour Residential Schools of Nalgonda District
The child labour survey was conducted at village level by the teachers and name wise lists of never enrolled, drop-out, working children prepared and read out in Janmabhoomi Program. Lists are available with the Head Masters and Mandal Education Officers concerned. The village wise campaigns were conducted for enrolment. Government Organizations meetings were conducted to run the bridge course centres one for each Mandal.
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