MP Prakhar Scheme 2022 is going to be launched by the School Education Department of Madhya Pradesh. The state govt. has prepared plan which is mix of New Education Policy and Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. On merger with previous plans, school education department in MP has decided to implement new plan namely Prakhar in previously selected 10,000 govt. schools.
MP Prakhar Scheme 2022
Under the new Prakhar Scheme, new life skill modules including skill based vocational training and English would be taught to school students. The teachings would be given in these previously shortlisted 10,000 schools across the entire Madhya Pradesh state.
Engaging of Other Departments in Prakhar Scheme
In Prakhar Scheme, the school education department has decided to engage technical education department, skill development, women and child development departments. Newly included dept’s will prepare and enforce skill development modules. This is for the first time that other departments will be engaged with the school education department.
Skill Development Courses for School Students
Technical education department will design courses and chapters to enhance liking of students for technical and engineering courses. It will prepare students for further studies in engineering and other technical courses. Several Skill Development Courses have been designed and would be implemented from the academic session 2022.
The state govt. of Madhya Pradesh is also working on opening of a separate English medium section in the shortlisted schools. As per the officials, these English medium sections will enable students to speak and write in English language which will increase the chances of students employability.
Inclusion of Provisions of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh
With the addition of provisions of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh, various modules leading to critical thinking would be added in the school curriculum. These modules includes chapters on artificial intelligence, design thinking, coding among others. Schools will be evaluated on the basis of the performance of students. Moreover, schools which are categorized as “poor” will be merged with nearby mentor school for improvement.
IT Based Learning Management System in Prakhar Scheme
The school education department has decided to introduce IT-based learning management system in the Prakhar Scheme. Accordingly, evaluation of learning outcomes of students will be done through an IT based third person valuation system. IT Based Learning Management System will be implemented from class 1st to class 12th. The deadline to implement Prakhar scheme has been set as March 2022.
The IT based learning management system will be implemented in all these 10,000 schools by August 2022 as mentioned in the Roadmap for Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. Subsequently, resources of bigger schools would be shared with smaller schools. In the new plan, opening of new schools and the recruitment of teachers would also be done according to requirement.