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Achievements under SSA

New Schools opened under SSA since 2001-02

Year

Primary Schools

Upper  Primary Schools

2001-02

452

197

2002-03

304

479

2003-04

356

399

2004-05

0

1031

2005-06

162

684

2006-07

126

234

2007-08

210

338

2008-09

0

907

2009-10

5

831

2010-11

228

279

2011-12

0

0

2012-13

0

0

2013-14

0

0

2014-15

128

42

2015-16

39

5

Total

2010

5426

 

Cumulative progress of Civil Works since 2001-02 to 2014-15

S.
No

Name of Components

Targets till date (units ) Cummulative

Completed (units) Cummulative

In progress (units) Cummulative

1

Block Resource Centres

280

280

0

2

Cluster Resource Centres

2922

2922

0

3

Primary School Buildings

2735

2696

39

4

Upper Primary School buildings

5801

5795

6

5

Additional Classroom buildings

37852

37820

32

6

HM Room

3110

3110

0

7

Toilets

23687

23687

0

8

Separate Girls Toilet

23672

23672

0

9

Water Supply

17330

17330

0

10

Compound Wall (metres)

445569

445569

0

11

Ramps

16930

16930

0

12

Electrifications

3910

3910

0

13

Kitchen Shed

10

10

0

14

Residential Schools

8

8

0

15

Play Elements

4098

4098

0

16

School Library

30932

30932

0

17

Furniture

1770768

1770768

0

18

BaLA

360

360

0

19

CWSN Toilets

9898

7054

0

20

WSDP

58

58

0

21

Major Repair

306

306

0

 

Total

2400236

2397315

77

1

KGBV Buildings

61

60

1

2

KGBV Buildings (Upgraded)

26

26

0

Transport/Escort Facility


Year

No. of Habitations covered

No. of children covered

Financial
(Rs. lakhs)

2012-13

360

4857

145.71

2013-14

1133

15485

464.55

2014-15

1287

14749

442.47

2015-16

1064

10997

329.91

 

Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs (CWSN)

Inclusive education for differently abled children refers to creating a learning environment which is a boon for children to develop their capacities in a manner which is conductive to their individual style of learning. Year wise enrolment of CWSN in Govt and Govt Aided School which is given below reflects the outcome of various interventions provided to CWSN.

Source: UDISE 2014

State Resource Centre

The Tamil Nadu government has been providing Inclusive Education to those suffering from Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Speech impairment, Learning disabilities, Muscular dystrophy, Cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome and Autism. Consequent upon Announcement by Hon'ble Chief Minister, a first of its kind initiative in the country, a State Resource Centre for Inclusive Education has been set up at Santhome, Chennai with all facilities under a single roof.

The services like Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychological Counselling and Special Education are provided free of cost in this centre which is a boon for parents and differently abled children.

     

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya (KGBV)

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) scheme is a special intervention to provide education with boarding and lodging facilities for out of school girls in the age group of 10+ to 14 at the upper Primary level especially in Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs).

At present 61 KGBV residential schools are functioning in 44 EBBs in 14 districts. Out of 61 KGBVs, each of the 31 Model–I schools accommodate 100 girls and each of the remaining 30 Model-II schools accommodate 50 girls.


The following table shows the number of girls benefitted through this scheme from  2011-12 to 2015-16.

Table- Girls Benefitted through KGBVs-  2011-2016


S.No.

Year

Total No. of Beneficiaries

1.

2011-12

4471

2.

2012-13

4461

3.

2013-14

4507

4.

2014-15

4633

5.

2015-16

4614

Girls are given Vocational training like tailoring, embroidery, making handicrafts, Non-traditional skills like Vermicompost, Spiral binding and lamination and online ticket booking training. Computer Education and Training in sports, Yoga and Karate (self-defence) trainings are also given. A stipend amount of Rs.100/- per child per month is deposited in the post office. Insurance coverage has been made for the girls at a premium rate of Rs.62/-per child per annum during their stay in residential school. Annually an amount of over Rs. 20 crores is spent for the education of Girls children enrolled in KGBV.


Every year VIII standard girls studying in KGBV are encouraged to participate in National Mean cum Merit Scholarship Examination. All KGBV students were given training on how to prepare for the exam.  In 2014-15, thirty four girls have been successful in this exam. During the year 2015-16, thirty five girls have cleared the NMMS exam. It is indeed an appreciable achievement and this result motivates the other children of KGBVs. After completion of VIII Std, the girls are mainstreamed in regular schools to continue their studies in IX Std and hostel facilities are provided RMSA girls hostels and welfare hostels.


Review Missions from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) visited the KGBV schools in Villupuram, Namakkal and Erode Districts and appreciated the activities, students and teachers of these centres.


Out of 1547 girls who passed VIII Std from the KGBVs in 2015-16, 1531 have enrolled in the IX std. Efforts are being taken by the State Government to ensure 100% enrollment of the KGBV girls in Standard IX.

Laurels to KGBV Girls in Karate competition 
Three KGBV girls of Cuddalore District participated in the National level Karate competitions. One girl won first place in the category of age group 10 to 11 and two girls won second and third places in the category of age group 12 to 13. Fifteen girls of KGBV, Veppanapalli, Krishnagiri District, participated in “Inter School Karate Competitions” held in Barugur on 6th December 2015. 6 girls won prizes and all the 15 participants were appreciated and awarded certificates.


It is to be noted that even amidst economic hardship, faced by these girls and their families, they have got opportunities to exhibit their skills at the National level also.

In-Service Teachers Training

In-service Teacher Training is a deliberate intervention interwoven in the form of activities for capacity building of teachers. In-service trainings were planned well in advance and transacted for primary and upper primary teachers through Cluster Resource Centre (CRC) and Block Resource Centre (BRC).  SSA has been developing all the Training modules and conducting training programmes in co-ordination with SCERT.


To attain all round development of the children, the modules and training programmes have focused on Pedagogy, Methodologies, Contents, Child Psychology, Games,   Awareness, health and hygiene.

Inservice Teacher Training – Primary
Inservice Teacher Training – Upper Primary
 
Source : Monthly  Reports

Project Based Learning

 

Project Based Learning captures real-world problems and provokes students’ interest to acquire and apply new knowledge in problem-solving context. For the past five years there has been overwhelming response from the teachers and students in doing Project Based Learning in SSA. The PBL done by the students and teachers have been uploaded for a National Level Contest Organized by Design for Change – a global movement driving innovative change and impact in schools for the past five years.

From 2010 to 2014, Government schools in SSA Tamil Nadu have enthusiastically participated in the DFC I CAN School Challenge and submitted 1619 promising innovative projects of change. 57 of these projects have won a national Level Award. For the year 2015, there had been 2512 entries all over India for the DFC I CAN contest in which 1400 entries were from Government Schools of Tamil Nadu through SSA.


23 schools have been selected in the Top 100 of which 5 projects have been placed in the Top 20 series. Project titled “Plastic Bottles Go Wild” from Panchayat Union Primary School Ayyapa Nagar, Villivakkam Block, Thiruvallur District has bagged a place in the Top 5 which is noteworthy.

Plastic Bottles Go Wild - A Project in Top 5 – Thiruvallur District


The heap of plastics surrounding the neighourhood of PUPS Iyyappa Nagar was a major issue posing environmental threat. The children wanted to create awareness to the general public about the hazards of plastics. A big team was formed by the children and they collected plastic waste segregated and made best use of the plastic bottles by making chalk stand, pen and pencil stand, writing table, hanging gardens and other decorative items and teaching aids for SABL class. This project was ranked 4th place and was awarded a cash prize of rupees 50,000/- by Design for Change along with certificates.

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The problems Identified:
 Dirty surroundings due to public garbage, Scraped name board, Insufficient space for gardening, needed things in ABL rooms, Attractive classrooms for children. 

Highlights in the project

  • Cleaning the common garbage in the school surroundings with the help of Panchayat President.
  • Separation of Wastes in to biodegradable and non-biodegradable.
  • Disposal of biodegradable wastes in a composed pit. 
  • Prepared manure for hanging garden in the school.
  • Growing vegetables in sacks.
  • Usage of non-biodegradable plastic bottles to make hanging garden, Pencil stand, chalk piece stand, Tables, Teaching learning materials for MATHS, Cellphone stand , Letter box etc.

 

Impact of Welfare Measures and Access

An Educational Indicator is a measure of the status of or change in, on education system with regard to its goals. The impact of all the above mentioned interventions can be seen in the improvement of enrolment rate and reduction of dropout rate as shown below: 

Net Enrolment Rate (NER)

                                             Source – U-DISE & EER

Drop-out  Rate (DR) 


                                                     Source – U-DISE Cohort

Completion Rate (CR)          

                                        Source  - U-DISE Cohort


Teacher Pupil Ratio (TPR)
            The Pupil Teacher Ratio which was 1:27 at Primary level and at 1:29 at Upper Primary level during 2011-2012 has significantly improved and stood at 1:25 for Primary and 1:24 for Upper Primary during 2015-16 as against the RTE norms of 1:30 for Primary and 1.35 for Upper Primary respectively.


                                             Source – U-DISE

Retention

                                                  Source – U-DISE

Number of Out of School Children identified and covered in Enrolment



                                                                                 Source : SSA Survey

SABL & ALM - School Grading


                                                          Source : Monthly Reports

                                                           Source : Monthly Reports

State Level Achievement Survey - Last 4 years comparison

Percentage of children secured 50% and above average score
CLASS III

Percentage of children secured 50% and above average score
CLASS V

Percentage of children secured 50% and above average score
CLASS VIII

 
Source : SLAS Reports

 

   
 

 

 
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