UT Education Department launched ‘Phoenix’ project for classes I to VIII under the Samagra Shikhsha Abhiyan. While explaining the word ’Phoenix’ Education Secretary B L Sharma said , “ The Name itself suggests rising from the ashes and this is what we aim to do”. The key objective of starting this project is:-
- The project aims at improving the learning outcomes of students and tracking their progress. The progress of each student after completion of a unit or after the attainment of the set learning outcome will be maintained.
- The project is targeted at students belonging to disadvantaged sections of society and residents of the peripheral areas.
- A progress sheet has been devised to identify achievement level as per the learning outcome through grades A (beyond the expected standards) , B (approached the expected standard) ,C (approaching the expected standard), D(not meeting the expected standard) or star rating.
- Under the project, officials of Education department will constitute as monitoring team for school visits. This time , all eyes will be on the UT for performance in PISA.