Manthan Topic: Stepping Stones
Enhancing the Quality of Primary Education
Team Name:- UIT Thinkers
Co-ordinator:- Sanoj Raj
Members:- 1. Gopikant Pateshwari
2. Vikesh Kumar
3. Rohit Kumar
4. Atul Sharma
The quality in primary education
depleting day by day:
In the graph we can see that how
the students of class v not solving
simple division. It is not just the
condition of class five but of all the
students of primary classes.
Education is the basic need of the society in
which primary education serves as a very
crucial role as it will build a strong pillar for
For the development of a country,
education is the most necessary at
least at primary level. As today
students are studying just for getting
marks which results in the quality
depletion of the students.
There is an Unawareness in rural areas about
There are untrained teachers who are not
capable to meet the demands of primary
education as a result they are not taking their
classes i.e. Only the know how to take salary.
The authorities who have been given
responsibility to spend funds to enhance
quality of education,infrastructure etc. Are not
utilising their funds.
There is still an outdated curriculum of study is
going on in primary/higher education i.e. There
is a lack in enhancing practical skills,computer
No emphasis is given on innovative
thinking,extra co-curricular activities like
projects,aptitude building etc to enhance the
holistic growth of students .
As seen by several surveys
there is an irregularity of
students & teachers in govt.
There are untrained and
inappropriate teachers in govt.
There is lack of
Primary education syllabus is
still in the outdated mode i.e.
Lack of computer education,no
acquintance with practical skills
Reasons for causes
The enhancement of practical skills can be done by introducing smart classrooms
where student will learn from video based learning.
Picture oriented books should be given to childrens.
The unwanted syllabus should be eliminated first.
Oral test can be implemented twice in a week.
Grading system should be implemented for stree free environment.
There should be a good training schools facilities for teachers and care should be
given to those schools.
Less job security should be given to teachers and they should know atleast
english and cmputer.
COMPUTER EDUCATION,CURRENT AFFAIRS
Each school should have computer labs and its study should be implemented as
early as possible.
Knowledge about current affairs should be given to students and also study
should be given in english only.
The proposed solutions will be implemented through “Volunteer driven concept”.
Volunteer driven Concept
Formation of a NGO in district for the better supervision of
Committee will be comprised of volunteers and administrative
How will the committee help
Committee will visit the school at regular weekend.
It will provide on-site support to school wherever needed.
Cluster level meetings will be organised usually on a monthly
basis, as a platform for teachers to discuss emerging
classroom issues and obtain additional training support and
It will identify, understand and enhance teacher performance.
It will check the academic progress of children through
monitoring and supervision of classroom processes,
organising various competitions.
Network Of Volunteers
(for each school)
1 2 At least 10
• better knowledge
of local language
• Good knowledge
• better teaching
• proficient in local
and IT skill
• Proficient in
[comprised of students( who have passed 2 yrs of graduation programs),
retired high school teachers, professors and defence personnel]
• will be held on district level.
• Student volunteers should be chosen from degree college
of that district.
• Online registration
• Mobile based registration
Implementation of Volunteers driven concept
Training to volunteers at block level by retired &
experience teacher ,management student .
Training will emphasize on creating a awareness
towards the problem & their solutions.
It will be held once in a week at any educational
building at block level.
200 Volunteers ,60 retired teacher & 20 management
student at block level. 10 volunteers , 3 retired
teacher & 1 MBA student for one school.
Street play and rally’s on education showing different
views to aware parents.
Various government schemes and modern
techniques of teaching via electronic gadget.
One or Two classes by volunteers in month for
developing external knowledge focusing on current
affairs, quiz & aptitude.
Visiting each school once in month for
Create awareness among teachers for
improvements in their skills.
Evaluate the skills of students.
Evaluation of infrastructure and attendance of
Investigating various government provided
schemes(money, mid-day meal, clothes etc. )
Actions to be taken on school representative
by body for improvement.
BENEFITS TO PRIMARY STUDENT & VOLUNTEERS
1.Student volunteers will be given certificate of appreciation .This program will
promote holistic growth of the student & improve their understanding towards society
which will create good leaders , social entrepreneurs, businessmen.
2.Teachers, professors & defence personnel who will act as volunteers will be
publically honoured by district administration on the eve of national days.
1.By the awareness program guardian’s understanding towards necessary education
will be improved which will increase enrolment &attendance of the students.
2.The way of teaching will be improved which will create stress free classroom that
will enable the students to act as a participant in education system not as receiver of
3.Moral education and current affairs knowledge provided by volunteers or teachers
will make student a good human being who will create good society.
4.The improved quality in primary education will act as strong pillar for higher
Research & development.
TIME AND COST ANNUALLY:
One Month for recruitment of volunteers.
Three month for training of volunteers.
Seven month for field work and campaigns.
One month for review of program & campaigns
Teachers will be also trained by professor volunteers on those
Recruitment & training of
about 2750 volunteers
For transport & campaign
during field work
For review of program &
Certificate of volunteers
In total 640 districts of our country we require approximately 576 million
CHALLENGES AND MITIGATION FACTOR:
CHALLENGES:- MITIGATION FACTOR:-
Government doesn’t agree for
funding this volunteer driven concept
in primary education.
Students, teacher , professors &
defense personal doesn’t show
interest to be volunteer.
Guardians doesn’t take interest in
Funding may be obtained from
philanthropist and by advertisements.
Awareness campaigns, certificate
of appreciation to student volunteers &
and honour for retired persons will
increase their interest.
Street plays will much helpful in the
awareness of guardians.
THE VIABILITY OF THIS CONCEPT CAN BE CHECKED BY
LAUNCHING IT IN 20 DISTRICTS AS PILOT PROJECT.
yojana & kurukshetra
Articles of the Hindu
Annual Status of Education Report(ASER)
Sarva Siksha Abhiyan