Wednesday, November 30, 2022

State officials attend workshop on FLS in New Delhi

Officials of Samagra Shiksha Nagaland and State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT) Nagaland attended a two-day Regional Workshop on Post-Foundational Learning Study (FLS) interventions at New Delhi from November 17 to 18.
The workshop was conducted by National Council Educational Research & Training (NCERT), Ministry of Education and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).
Two officials from Samagra Shiksha and SCERT from each States/UTs were invited for the regional Workshop.
From Nagaland, Vekutulu Veyie, sr. lecturer SCERT, Benjungdenla Yaden, reader SCERT and Kelhikha Kenye, deputy mission director Samagra Shiksha Nagaland attended the workshop.
At the introductory session, director, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, Rashi Sharma informed the officials from the states/UTs to conduct analysis of the FLS state report and come up with action plans to improve achievement level of Foundational Literacy & Numeracy.
She also spoke on the need to link Samagra Shiksha plans with Post FLS Interventions.
Prof. Indrani Bhaduri, Head, NAS Cell & ESD, NCERT delivered welcome address and gave an overview of the regional workshop.
She informed the participants that state specific workshops were required to be followed for deeper understanding of the findings in the FLS report and disseminate FLS report to all the teachers.
Indrani also said that Foundational Learning was not only limited to Literacy but it involves health, nutrition and overall well being of children and reminded the states to prepare comprehensive intervention plans to improve learning outcomes of students. Chief, Education UNICEF, Terry Durnnian made presentation of UNICEF’s perspective on Foundational Learning Study. FLS study was conducted in line with NIPUN Bharat Mission to achieve Universal Foundational Literacy & Numeracy for all children of 3-8 years by 2026-27.

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