SCERT Recommends English Medium In Schools


AMARAVATI: The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) which submitted a 58-page report to the Andhra Pradesh Government on the introduction of English medium in public schools in the state, emphasized the need for having English medium at the school level.


As per sources, the SCERT report, which was recently submitted included a comprehensive analysis and recommendations about having primary education in English Medium, which would enable the government to take an informed decision on the medium of instruction.


The Government through the Commissioner of School Education had recently collected written opinions of parents over which option of medium they would prefer for students studying in Class 1 to Class 6 for the next academic year. As per their opinion, around 96.17 per cent of the parents chose English medium as an option for study.


Based on this, the Government had issued a directive instructing SCERT to submit a report with recommendations to enable the introduction of English medium. The SCERT prepared a comprehensive report and submitted the same to the government.

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