Tony Blair Institution, India’s 15 top NGOs to aid Tripura in quality education – Agartala News


(*15*) largely welcomed the Tripura authorities’s choice to have interaction the NGOs to enhance the quality of education in the state however they requested the federal government to disclose the particular duties of those NGOs and the monetary burden on the federal government.

Tripura Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath mentioned that the state authorities would quickly signal an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the establishment.

“The Tony Blair Institution would help Tripura to reform the State Council of Educational Research and Training and District Institution and Education and Training.

“It would impart instructing in international communication in making our college students aged 13 to 17 years international residents,” Nath told IANS.

He said that during the past 44 months, the state government has introduced many schemes including implementation of the Central Board of Secondary Education curriculum and introduction of English in a large number of schools, to enable the students to come up to not only national but also international standards.

Over 7,06,000 students study in Tripura’s around 5,000 schools, including 403 private ones.

The Minister said that the state government had earlier decided to engage 16 NGOs, including the Tony Blair Institution, to overhaul the entire education management and to provide quality education to the school students.

“In response to our initiatives, in all 29 nationwide and worldwide NGOs have agreed to assist our academic system, however by means of a collection of processes we chosen India’s top 15 NGOs and the Tony Blair Institution. A couple of of them had already began their work and we additionally signed MoUs with them.”

Giving the details of the NGOs’ specific tasks and responsibilities, Nath said that the Hyderabad-based “Voice 4 Girls” NGO would guide the women on how to empower and teach the girl students about safety and hygiene while the Cheshta Care Foundation in New Delhi would share skills in educating children through storytelling.

Bengaluru’s Vision Empower would provide training to the teachers to work with blind children, Mumbai’s Sterlite Tech Foundation would give competency based teaching and assessment by integrating technology in training and classroom teaching through setting up smart classes.

The Minister said that the Bengaluru-based Azim Premji University would help in strengthening the Tripura Board of Secondary Education with training in leadership, academics and administration while New Delhi-based American Indian Foundation would share knowledge about child protection policy for hostels and setting up of Learning Resource Centres.

The Minister said that most of the NGOs are getting funds from the Central government and various corporates under the Corporate Social Responsibility scheme, hence the Tripura government would have to spend very little on the services and knowledge of these organisations.

He said that the Tripura government would also soon introduce a new scheme — Mother on Campus’ — so that mothers rotationally can stay with their children in the government run hostels.

“The new scheme would assist the scholars specifically the woman college students to think about their education and they might not really feel lonely whereas staying in the hostels,” he said.

Academician Professor Mihir Deb said that if the NGOs can improve the quality of education and there would not be extra financial burden on the parents and guardians of the students, then the scheme is welcome.

“Government needs to be clear in regards to the situations and duties in partaking the NGOs in the education sector. There are deficiencies in imparting correct and quality instructing in faculty education. There is a scarcity of academics and sufficient infrastructure, the federal government must also take care of these facets,” Deb told IANS.

Appreciating the government’s efforts, another academician Abhijit Bhattacherjee said that with the engagement of the NGOs, students of Tripura are expected to benefit to a large extent and also master the skills to obtain advanced knowledge.

“Exchange of concepts, sharing of data and up to date details and data are at all times good for the learners. With the engagement of the NGOs, college students of Tripura would give you the chance to know the most recent matters and world affairs,” Bhattacherjee, principal of northeast India’s largest professional institute “School of Science”, told IANS.

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