JAMMU: Five-day workshop on Post-NAS Activities and Demonstration of Science and Mathematics Kits, being sponsored by Directorate of Smagra Shiksha J&K and organized by SIE Jammu, commenced on Monday here at Teachers Bhawan Auditorium, Gandhi Nagar Jammu. The workshop was inaugurated by State Project Director, SmagraSikhsha J&K, Tufail Mattoo.
Conducted under the overall supervision of Joint Director (Trgs)/Principal, SIE Jammu, J K Sudan, all the Chief Education Officers, Principal DIETs and Zonal education Officers of Jammu Division participated in the workshop on its commencing day.
During his address, Mattoo informed about the findings of NAS National Achievement Survey viz-a-viz performance of students of the state and exhorted upon all stakeholders to brainstorm and think upon the pedagogical interventions to improve the overall teaching learning scenario in J&K.
Director School Education Jammu, Rakesh Kumar Sarangal, also spoke on the occasion and stressed on applying the diagnosis done by National Achievement Survey about the health of the education system as basis for remedial measures and interventions at the classroom level to achieve the academic excellence.
Pertinently, the National Achievement Survey 2017 has been conducted in terms of learning outcomes rather than content and under the agies of MHRD; GOI is planning the post NAS intervention to improve the education system throughout the country especially at Elementary Level.
The resource persons from NCERT, New Delhi including Dr Satya Bhushan and Dr Vishal Pajankar held a daylong session on NAS District and State Report Cards.
Interactive session was also held with the participants whereas Research Officer SIE Jammu, Coordinator NAS, Deepak Sharma conducted the proceedings.