Under its education reform programme, 'Chunnauti-2018', the Delhi government has formed 29 flying squads of its officials to ensure "zero tolerance" during examinations that has started from September 19 and are scheduled to end on October 4.
Role of flying squads
- The Directorate of Education has formed 17 flying squads of its officials, and the team will be lead by Deputy Director of Education Zones. The Department has also identified 127 schools for centralised inspection, according to an official statement
- Adding to this, the government has formed 12 flying squads headed by SDMs to inspect the orderly conduction of exams in classes 6 and 9. These teams will visit at least 60 schools in the state, it said
- Since September 19, a total of 220 inspections have been made to ensure orderly conduct of exams, the statement added
'Chunauti 2018 scheme in breif'
- Students from classes 6 to 9 will be mapped and the weakest students will be provided with "special focus" to enhance learning levels
- The government will especially focus on the "weakest students" of class 9 to help ensure that they successfully clear class 10 by the year 2018, a move aimed at 'leaving no child behind' in its schools
- Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, said the "best and dynamic teachers" would work on the weakest students in all the schools, besides holding extra remedial classes for them.