School Education - Opening of English Medium Parallel Sections in all Model Primary Schools and other Primary Schools in the District from the academic year 2018-19 - Communication of guidelines - Submission of proposals through online by 26.10.2017- Instructions - Issued.

Rc.No. 3584/B2/2017
Dated: 16.10.2017

All Mandal Educational Officers in the District are here by informed that Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati has issued instructions and orders for opening of English Medium Parallel Sections in all Model Primary Schools and other primary schools subject to follow the following guidelines.
  1. Parallel English Medium shall be started in Model Primary and Primary Schools by opening of Class I from the academic year 2018-19 and gradually increasing each further class up to Class V from the nest consequent academic years.
  2. Gram Panchayat and School Management Committee resolutions would be essential for starting parallel medium of instructions in English Medium without diluting the ongoing Telugu Medium of Teaching.
  3. A second set of trained teachers shall be provided for teaching English Medium sections in all those Schools without compromising the periods and teachers allocated for telugu medium teaching subject to fufulling the rationalizing.
  4. Declaration of the Head Master should be obtained that they would facilitated teaching primary classes in English Medium from the Academic Year 2018-19 onwards. They should also obtain declaration of those teachers willing to undertake this method of teaching to undergo the required English proficiency test, relevant training (Online and Offline) for acquiring skills for teaching in English Medium, in preparation for introduction of English Medium in their schools.
  5. There should be adequate infrastructure facilities with additional classrooms to introduce English Medium and adequate land/site with scope for construction of additional class rooms in future, if required.
  6. Advance enrolment drive for English Medium admissions are to be conducted in all such schools to prepare indents for test books, assess infrastructure needs depending on the class wise enrolment in such schools in Class - I to V.
 Therefore the Mandal Educational Officers are requested to submit the proposals, where there is a demand from the parents/public for opening of English Medium Parallel Section through proper channel duly following above guidelines in their respective mandals in the prescribed proforma through online by 26.10.2017.

District Educational Officer


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