New Delhi: The standard of school eduction in the country is improving as surveys carried out in elementary schools have found progress in the overall learning levels of children, the government said on Friday.
The “National Learners’ Achievement Surveys” carried out by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) have revealed “improvements in the overall learning levels of children at the elementary level”, Minister of State for Human Resource D Purandeswari said in written reply to a query in Rajya Sabha.
Describing these periodic surveys as an important source of information on the trend of learning levels of the children at the elementary level, the Minister said the findings showed that there is enhancement in the level of achievement in most states.
Minister of State for Human Resource D Purandeswari said there is enhancement in the level of achievement in most states.
Standard of school eduction improving: Government
“In language, there has been an improvement in learning achievement in 24 states/UTs, whereas, in mathematics, 14 states shave improved learning levels, and in environmental studies, 24 states/UTs have shown an improvement in learning level.
“Further, the overall differences in achievement between boys and girls as well as urban and rural students has reduced,” Purandeswari informed the House.
Regarding the quality of education at secondary level, the Minister said the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan that was launched in 2009 is aimed at “enhancing education imparted and reduce disparities related to gender, socio-economic status, geographical location and disability.