Expressing satisfaction over the improvement in learning levels of the students, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo has said that there is a need of taking more effective steps for further improvement of Learning Outcomes of the students. DSEK expressed these views while the inaugurating the 5 Days Workshop on Post NAS interventions at GHSS Kothibagh. Speaking on the occasion Director Samagra Shiksha Tufail Mattoo stressed upon all the officers to make sure the full participation of students in NAS Examination. All the Chief Education Officers, Principal DIETs and Zonal Education Officers are participating in the workshop which shall run from 11th to 15th September 2018. There will be a thorough discussion on the results of National Achievement Survey and the methods to improve the learning levels of the students in schools. DSEK stressed upon all the officers to provide suggestions and roadmap for the better performance of the students in the next NAS examination and to improve the teaching learning process in the schools.
It is pertinent to mention here that National Achievement Survey (NAS) examination is conducted throughout the Nation to get an evidence of Education system and learning levels of children in key curricular areas at classes 3, 5, 8 and 10. As per the details provided by Samagra Shiksha, NAS survey was recently conducted throughout the country including Jammu and Kashmir. The survey was conducted in two phases on 13th November 2017 and 5th February 2018. In Jammu and Kashmir, a total of about 33 thousand students from elementary level and 44 thousand students from secondary level participated in the examination conducted in about 3300 schools.
During the Five Day Workshop, the participants shall be trained and sensitized by the experts of NCERT which include Dr. Pratima, Dr. Satiya Bhushan and Arif Ahmad. The programme proceedings were carried out by Dr. Nazneen from SIE Kashmir.