The state government has decided to change the syllabus for Intermediate education, from the next academic year.
This was announced by Secondary Education Minister K Parthasaradhi, after he held a review meeting with senior officials at the state Secretariat in Hyderabad on Saturday.
According to the minister, the change is aimed at synchronising the state syllabus with that of the Centre. He said that the new syllabus would be ready by the end of this December, and that English text books would also be published.
Parthasaradhi said that once English text books are printed they would be translated to Telugu.
He assured that the text books of the new syllabus would be ready before the beginning of the next academic year.
The minister also announced that RIO posts in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Ranga Reddy would be filled soon, and that the proposal is being sent to the state Cabinet for approval. Further, efforts are also being made to regularise the services of teachers working with aided schools by the next academic year.
The state government is also aiming to improve teaching standards in government-run schools, the minister said, adding that 3 schools would be set up in each mandal in AP. (INN)
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