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Education reforms to be implemented basis the survey results: Education Miinsiter

Post National Assessment Survey (NAS) results MHRD ministry would bring about reforms in school education. The reforms will be done basis the detailed analysis of the survey and culling out insights from the exercise, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday. This will be done by March of next year.

Under the nationwide survey conducted on Monday, learning competencies of students of Class 3, 5 and 8 were tested and over 25 lakh students sat for the exams, reports HT.

“This is an extremely credible survey… because surveys done by foreign agencies tend to have a small sample size,” Javadekar told reporters in New Delhi. “First results (of NAS) will be out by the end of November and a detailed analysis will be done by March that will help us with more reforms wherever needed.”

The minister said that to execute the mammoth exercise, 1.7 lakh “field investigators”, including BEd graduates and teachers, were appointed.

In addition, a total of 12,000 officials from different departments, excluding that of Education, were present as “observers”, he said.

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