District-level committees to monitor functioning of schools in Jammu

The Director School Education Jammu (DSEJ) has ordered theconstitution of district level school monitoring and mentoring committees whichwill supervise and monitor the functioning of the State-run schools.

The committees will also provide adequate support andmentoring to the teachers and work for improvement in general academicstandards along with increase in enrolment and other related issues.

DSEJ, Anuradha Gupta, told Greater Kashmir that thecommittee shall take feedback from different sources to make an assessment ofthe problems afflicting the functioning of the schools.

“The committee shall identify the schools where the boardresults have consistently shown poor results. They shall also identify theschools in respect of which there are complaints of absenteeism among theteachers,” said an order, issued by DSEJ.

They will supervise the process of assessment of academicstandards of students of class 1st to 12th for learning outcomes as well theirperformance in unit tests. “They shall ensure parent teacher meetings and willtake feedback from the parents on the prescribed format,” the order readfurther.

As per the order, it will be mandatory for the concernedJoint Director, School Education to take monthly review of the working of theDistrict Level Monitoring and Mentoring Committees in the districts in theirjurisdiction.

The district level committees shall comprise Chief EducationOfficers (CEOs), DIET Principal, Dy CEO, Senior most HOD DIET, Senior mostprincipal of HSS, Senior most ZEO, Senior most Head master, Senior most lecturer,and senior most master while the Dy CEO/DEPO shall be the member secretary andthe officer senior out of the CEO and the DIET, Principal shall chair themeeting.

The first meeting of each district committee, it added, willbe held on 15th July 2019.

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