To give teacher training lot more emphasis and to reduce the quantum of non-academic work of teachers


To ensure teachers’ time on non-educational duties is not wasted, the Delhi Government approved proposal to appoint estate managers in all its schools to ensure the repair, maintenance and sanitation work in December 2015.  The government’s 2017-18 budget document reflects 87% positions of estate managers filled showing the effective implementation of the proposal. This proposal has significantly helped the teachers to focus on their academic work.

Delhi Government increased teacher training budget from 9.4 crores in the year 2015-16 to 102 crores in the year 2016-17. The government has partnered with premier institutions like Cambridge University, National University of Singapore and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad on variety of issues like leadership, pedagogy, and assessments. To improve the quality of teacher training workshops, there is massive capacity building exercise underway in collaboration with several NGOs and subject experts. The government has also issued the directions to not involve teachers in non-academic work resulting in reduction of quantum of time teachers spend on non-academic work. 1 2 3 4 5

Hence, the performance of the government is classified as “Fulfilled”

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