MP officials study Delhi govt's education reforms, meet Dy CM
NEW DELHI: To witness the changes brought in by the Delhi government in the education sector, a delegation of education department officials from Madhya Pradesh government visited Delhi on Friday to see education reforms and interacted with Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia. Madhya Pradesh delegation led by Director of Education visited schools and SCERT, and had talks with the Delhi's Education Secretary and officials from the Directorate of Education, SCERT along with principals and teachers in the government schools in Delhi.
While expressing the desire of Madhya Pradesh government to understand and learn from the 'exemplary' initiatives of Delhi government in education, the officials lauded the 'revolutionary changes' that the present government brought in to radically revitalise the primary and secondary education.
The delegation explored the scope of learning and replicating the transforming education model in Delhi, in the 'unique' context of Madhya Pradesh characterised by a huge structure and at the same time affected by accessibility issues. The delegation also apprised the Deputy Chief Minster about many schemes that Madhya Pradesh Government launched to reform the school education.
Sisodia briefly told them about the initiatives taken by the Delhi government in the education sector since 2015. "The most effective step that the Delhi government had taken was empowering the teachers and principals through training programs and involving them actively in the policy decisions. It not only motivated the teachers, but also significantly improved the morale and confidence of the teachers. We believe in transforming the country through education. We live education," deputy CM added.
Deputy CM told them about the continuous consultations with principals and teachers and respected their wisdom in understanding the class room dynamics and requirements, instead of going by the recommendations of the experts.