PROCEEDINGS OF THE DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL EDUCATION, TELANGANA,
Rc. No. 419/D/C&T/TSCERT/2015, Dated: 02.05.2015
Sub: SCERT, Telangana, Hyderabad – Undertaking trainings to the In-service teachers both at Primary and High School Level – Identification of good and committed Resource Persons for Primary and High Schools by the DEOs – Order issued – Reg.
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All the RJDSEs and DEOs in the State are hereby informed that During the meeting with Teacher Unions all the Teachers Unions informed about poor quality of teacher trainings due to weak Resource Persons (RPs). The Resource Persons are selected by the concerned Dy.EOs and DEOs during last year. Repeated instructions have been issued and a meeting was convened by the C & DSE at Hyderabad and informed all the Dy.EOs and DEOs for the selection of good RPs and conduct training in a disciplined way. However, in majority cases no procedure was followed by the Dy.EOs and DEOs in defying the good RPs. Half of the RPs from the Districts failed in the examination conducted at State Level training programmes during last year i.e. September/ October, 2014.
Therefore, all the DEOs may requested to identify the subject-wise good RPs both for Primary Schools and High Schools from each District as given hereunder.
The Resource Persons may be identified from among SGTs and LFL HMs working in Primary Schools. The RPs in the subjects i.e. Maths, English and EVS subjects, they must possess subject background in the concerned subjects.
* In identifying the RPs for High Schools, equal representation must be given to the Divisions.
RPs for Urdu Medium Schools:
The Resource Persons may be identified from among School Assistants, Head Masters of High Schools and Pandits/ School Assistants in case of language subjects.
Suggested procedures for identification and selection of Resource Persons
A press note may be given in the District editions calling for applications from the interested teachers, Head Masters to act as Resource Persons at District and State Level. The Resource Persons assistance may be taken in providing training programmes, material development, monitoring of schools and supporting teachers etc.
Information may be taken from DIET Principals, Dy.EOs and District Level good Resource Persons, DCEB Secretaries, Head Masters about the good and committed Resource Persons.
Teachers/ Head Masters who earlier acted as Resource Persons effectively and participated in the development of textbooks, Modules etc. and their participation in innovative activities and subject development, ICT practices may also be considered.
Any other procedures felt as necessary may be followed and effective, committed persons may be identified.
Selection and selection committee
After receiving the applications, the same may be scrutinized and selection may be made based on the following criteria.
Minimum of 5 years of experience of teachers is required for considering them as Resource Persons.
A committee may be formed at Divisional Level for each Division with following members to scrutinize the applications.
Deputy Educational Officer
One High School Head Master
One DIET Lecturer
The DEO shall constitute the committee as above for each Division.
Expected roles of the RPs selected for Primary and at High School Level
They shall work in their schools and take up the academic monitoring of the schools nearby and provide on job support.
Capacity building for these resource group will be developed by the SCERT and other Teacher Education Institutions (DIETs, CTEs, IASE).
The resource groups acts as trainers for the training programme, take up follow up of trainings in the schools, participate in the material development workshops etc.
Necessary TA, DA and honorarium will be paid for the RPs for undertaking trainings, school monitoring etc.
The DEOs are requested to give wide publicity and invite applications from the teachers/ Head Masters working in Primary, Upper Primary and High Schools.
The names of the selected Resource Persons is to be furnished to the Director of School Education and Director SCERT. The names may be arranged in the order of preference i.e. effective persons may be kept from sl.no. 1 and downwards.
The list of the RPs i.e. both Primary and High Schools with details viz name, their school address, mobile number and e-mail address shall be sent to the Director of School Education, Telangana before 15th May, 2015 without fail. Each DEO is requested to take up an exercise in identifying the good RPs to improve the quality of training and quality of classroom transaction in their Districts.
All the DEOs are hereby requested to furnish the information as above by 15th May, 2015 to the Director of School Education through on-line i.e. email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org without fail.