TS School Complex meetings Schedule, Agenda Items, Module

TS School Complex meetings Schedule, TS School Complex Level trainings time table, Agenda Items, Discussing items, TS School Complex meetings, Training module for School complex Head masters : DSE Telangana and RMSA has given detailed guidelines for conducting of School Complex Level Training for primary teachers and upper primary teachers for this academic year in effective manner. So, School Complex level trainings should be conducted at cluster level for primary school and upper primary school teachers on expected themes and organizing complex meetings at cluster level is one of strategy to enhance the capacity building of the teachers provide continuous support to the teachers for improvement of quality education. In this connection  a Training module prepared for School complex Head masters for conduct of SC Meetings. In this module, TS School Complex Level Trainings Schedule/ Time table, Agenda Items(Discussing items, Duties of SC HM, Schools Monitoring and more details have been placed.

TS School Complex meetings,Schedule,Agenda Items, Module

SCERT Telangana - Rc.No. 862, Dated: 02.11.2017 :: Sub: SCERT, Telangana, Hyderabad - Conduct of School Complex Meeting in the first week of November, 2017 - Review of attainment of Learning Outcomes- Reg.
Ref:
1. This office Procs.Rc.No. 7002/ A/C&T /TS/2016, dt: 13.09.2017
2. This office Procs.Rc.No.862/A/C&T/SCERT/TS/2017, dt: 12.07.2017

All the District Educational Officers and Principals of DIETs/ CTEs/ IASE in the State are hereby informed that the first Summative Assessment has been conducted in all the schools in the State from 23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017 as per the schedule of the Academic Calendar for the year 2017-18 and guidelines communicated by the SCERT vide reference 151 cited. In the same guidelines, instructions were given to DEOs to give the orders to all the schools to undertake the following post Summative Assessment activities in their respective schools.
• Analyze the answer scripts: To analyze the answer scripts of the students, examine how the students have responded to the questions given in the summative test.
• Identify the learning deficiencies: Identify the learning deficiencies in terms of attainment of learning outcomes communicated by SCERT.
• Remedial teaching/corrective measures: Serious effort shall be made to undertake remedial teaching/corrective measures to ensure the attainment of learning outcomes by the individual. The learning strategies such as individualized teaching, tutoring, differential teaching, teach - re plan-re teach could be adopted.
• Learning outcomes: Effort shall be made on continuum basis to ensure the attainment of learning outcomes by the students prescribed for each level for every subject by the SCERT.

In the wake of National Achievement Survey being conducted for classes Ill, V and VIII on 13th November, 2017 across the Nation in identified sampled schools, the attainment of the Learning Outcomes by the students before the conduct of NAS assumed greater importance. To show better performance by the Telangana State in the NAS, there is a need to double up the efforts of the teachers to improve the performance of the children in a stipulated time period. National Achievement Survey-2017 is a survey of Learning Outcomes.

In this background, the conduct of School Complex Meetings will be helpful to gear up the resources and to re-energize the spirit of the teachers to show better performance of the students in the NAS for classes Ill, V & VIII and also the academic improvement in general in all other c;:lasses.

Therefore, the DEOs are requested to conduct a School Complex Meeting in the first week of November, 2017 for Elementary Level and for High School Level. In case of School Complex Meetings at Primary Level, they can be conducted as per the existing practice. Whereas for Upper Primary and High School Teachers, subject based School Complex Meetings shall be conducted. Further the teachers shall be instructed to attend the school complex meeting with the following pre-requisites.

A. Pre-requisites for teachers to attend School Complex Meeting - Review Learning Outcomes and way forward for academic improvement
The teachers shall be instructed to complete the following activities before attending the School Complex Meeting.
• Completion of analysis of the performance of the students in the first summative test in the light of learning outcomes communicated by the SCERT in respective subjects.
• Identification of areas/ concepts/ skills where the student needs further help in the curricular subjects.

B. School Complex meeting activities: With the above data, the teachers shall be instructed to attend the School Complex Meetings in the subjects they handle at school level. The activities suggested for the said meeting is as follows:
The timings of the School Complex Meeting: 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM
First session (09.30 AM to 10.30 AM): Discussion on understanding the importance of the learning outcomes, aligning the teaching learning process, assessment process with the learning outcomes.
Second session (10.30 AM to 11.15 AM): Based on the analysis of students performance in the summative test, identification of learning deficiencies of the students vis-a-vis with the learning outcomes prepared by SCERT.
Third session (11.30 AM to 01.00 PM):
• Diagnosing the possible Reasons for lagging behind
• Evolving the strategies or action plan to enable the students who are lagging to achieve the expected Learning Outcomes.
Fourth session (02.00 PM to 03.30 PM): Demonstration of strategies/ Action plan
Fifth session (03.45 PM to 05.00 PM): Preparation of supporting learning materials and evaluation items with a focus on attainment of learning outcomes.

C. Organization of School Complex Meetings
• 'Ihe services of DRPs/ SRGs who have conducted the training at District/ Sub District Level in the Learning Outcomes shall be utilized as a Resource person for the school complex meetings.
• Therefore each School complex meeting may be tagged with one DRP. If sufficient DRPs are not available, the services of SRGs of concerned districts and the expert teachers who worked earlier as DRPs/MRPs may also be considered. If sufficient numbers of Resource Persons are not available, any good resourceful teacher in the Mandal or in the School Complex jurisdiction may be considered
as strong teacher.
• The school complex meetings shall function in the form of workshop mode, discussion centered, shall give scope for more hands on experience through group work/pair work/individual work.
• The School Complex Meetings shall be monitored by the Nodal Officer, and the concerned Sectoral Officers of SSA and RMSA at District Level, Principal & faculty of DIET /CTE/IASEs.

Therefore, all the DEOs are in the State are requested to take immediate measures for effective conduct of School Complex Meetings within the first week of this month, where the School Complex Meetings shall act as a catalyst to improve the academic performance of the students with special emphasis on attainment of the Learning Outcomes.
Conduct of School Complex Meeting in the first week of November, 2017 - Review of attainment of Learning Outcomes(File)
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TS School Complex Meetings Schedule for the Year 2017-18 - PS and UP Level School Complex Meetings Schedule:
'6' School complex meetings for 2017-2018: The Department of School Education has conducted Teacher Trainings at Primary level, UP level and at Secondary level in first and second week of June, 2017 in non-language subjects in all the districts in the State. There is a need to consolidate the learning of the teachers in the post-training period on the various academic issues discussed in the training viz.
-*Academic standards,
-*Pedagogical practices,
-*Assessment processes,
-*Use of textbooks,
-*Project works.
Further these issues need to be practised in the classrooms and subsequently there is a need to share the reflections of the teachers on its implications.


Here the School complex meetings play a critical role in revitalizing the energies of the teaching community towards shared goal i.e “Improving the classroom processes for better learning” More over the School complex meetings are not mere meeting of teachers, in fact they are the centers  for conduct of training of teachers on continuum basis. In Fact the school complex meetings are the extension of the training of teachers. The AWP & B of SSA indicates the School complex meetings under training component.  Although the  present framework of school complex meetings covers only Elementary schools ie teachers handling classes I to VIII. As a matter of fact  Class-VIII and upper primary sections VI & Vii classes are part of High schools as per the structure of High schools in the State. The teachers who are handling these classes, at least class-VIII are handling classes IX and X.

Hence in this background, the concept of school complex meetings may be extended to even for the classes IX and X which falls under RMSA.  Although the teachers are one and same teaching VIII, IX and X , with the extension of classes, the teachers may have the opportunity to discuss the academic issues of classes IX and X also.

PS and UP Level School Complex Meetings Schedule/Year Schedule:
School Complex Meetings Year Schedule: The proposed School complex meetings for Primary level and UP level (Subject wise) for the year 2017-18  is as follows:
~ 1st  School complex meetings: July, 2017
~ 2nd School Complex meeting: August, 2017
~ 3rd School complex meeting : September, 2017
~ 4th School complex meeting: November, 2017
~ 5th School complex meeting: December, 2017
~ 6th School complex meeting: February, 2017

1. The timings of the School complex meeting: 9.30 am to 5.00 pm
2. For the first complex meeting  at primary level, the subjects may be dealt  is Maths & EVS.  Based on the training received in May/ June, 17, the respective teachers shall attend the school complex meetings either on Maths or EVS.
3. In case of Upper primary level/Secondary level, respective subject based School complex meetings could be conducted.  In case of Maths, Physics, Biology, and Social studies, they shall follow the  agenda given below, as the school complex meetings are the extension of the training for re-enforcement.  The   school complex meeting for languages may also follow the same schedule with adaption wherever necessary.

School Complex Meeting Agenda:
The suggested agenda for the First meeting for Primary Level/ UP/ Secondary level  is as follows:

First Session: (9.30 am to 11.00 am): 
1. Display of  Teaching plans: lesson plans/unit plans already prepared by the participants in their respective   schools.
2. Each participant will examine the plans of others (at least two or three)
3. Discussion and reflections on the best features of the lesson plans on intended learning outcomes (Academic standards), content mapping,  Teaching Learning process, learning experiences, use of TLM, Motivation, Activities, assessment processes, innovations and other relevant things.
4. Preparation of a unit plan/lessons plan in groups based on the observations and discussions generated in the session on the topics of forthcoming syllabi.

Second Session (11.15 to 1.00 Pm):
1. Lesson demonstration by each group and followed by discussions – on feasibility, practicality in the classroom; Any innovative classroom practices, content organization,  lesson presentation: assessing  pre-requisite abilities, abridging of new concepts,  sequence of learning activities,  use of appropriate learner centered pedagogical interventions, involvement of learners in learning process, organizational aspects of lesson presentation, learner assessment.

Third session (2.00-3.30 pm): 
1. List out the Identified learning difficulties of the students in the topics that were taught during June & July.
2. Categorization of topics under broader areas.
3. Discussions to find out the root cause of the difficulties and for exploring possible solutions.
4. Preparation of plan of action individually or if the problem is similar make a group and plan in group then implement in their respective classrooms.
5. Preparation of log book for implementation of above said plan indicating date, specific action initiated.  (The log book should be brought to the next school complex meeting for review).

Fourth Session (3.45 pm to 5.00 pm):
1. Identification of Academic standards (learning outcomes) for the topics to be covered under first formative assessment.
2. Discussions on the various assessment tools to be employed for formative assessment in accordance with the academic standards identified.
3. Planning process: Evolving broader framework for first formative assessment – what content?
Which Academic standards? What Assessment tools?
4. Themes of the projects, scope of the project and criteria for  its assessment
5. Self writing tasks/Creative writing tasks and its assessment in languages
6. Preparation of test items.
7. Follow up Action at School level:
8. Implementation of Assessment Frame work
9. Analysis of Pupil performance, identification of learning difficulties, remedial measures initiated to overcome the learning difficulties and success of the intervention.
10. The experiences of followup action shall be shared in the next school complex meeting.

Organization of School Complex Meetings:
1. The services of  DRPs who have conducted the training at sub-district level may be utilized  as a Resource person for the school complex meeting
2. Therefore each School complex meeting may be tagged with one DRP.  If sufficient DRPs are not available, the services of  SRGs of concerned districts and the expert teachers who worked earlier as DRPs/MRPs may also be considered.
3. The school complex meetings shall function in the form of workshop mode, discussion centered, shall give scope for more hands on experience through group work/pair work/individual work.
4. The school complex meetings shall reflect the felt needs of the teachers and  try to offer the solutions  on the professional challenges they met in terms of    pedagogical and content issues,  but care should be taken that  it should be in the gambit of the agenda of the meeting.

First School Complex Meeting Agenda Items:
Schedule of School complex Meetings for the year 2017-18 and Agenda of first School Complex Meeting to be conducted in the month of July, 2017. As a follow-up of the training of teachers, the SCERT has proposed to conduct the school complex meetings which helps to consolidate the learning of the teachers in the post-training period on the various academic issues discussed in the training viz.
- Academic standards,
- Pedagogical practices,
- Assessment processes,
- Use of textbooks,
- Project works.

PROCEEDINGS OF THE DIRECTOR, S.C.E.R.T., TELANGANA, HYDERABAD.
Rc.No.862 /A/C&T/SCERT/TS/2017, Dated: 12 .07.2017
Sub: Schedule of School complex Meetings for the year 2017-18 and Agenda of first School Complex Meeting to be conducted in the month of July, 2017- Reg.

All the District Educational Officers and the Principals of DIETs, CTEs, IASE in the State are hereby informed that in all the Districts trainings were conducted successfully for the Teachers at Primary level, UP level and at Secondary level in first and second week of June, 2017 in non-language subjects.

As a follow-up of the training of teachers, the SCERT has proposed to conduct the school complex meetings which helps to consolidate the learning of the teachers in the post-training period on the various academic issues discussed in the training viz.
Academic standards,
Pedagogical practices,
Assessment processes,
Use of textbooks,
Project works.

Further these issues need to be practised in the classrooms and subsequently there is a need to share the reflections of the teachers on its implications.

In this context, the SCERT has given a year schedule for conduct of '6' school complex meetings for the year 2017-18 and a detailed agenda is suggested to conduct the first school complex meeting in the month of July, 2017 in all the districts as given in the guidelines annexed with this order.

The DEOs may note that the present practice of conduct of School Complex Meetings is restricted to classes I to VIII as Primary level school complex meeting covering classes I to V and for Upper primary sections (VI to VIII) as subject school complex meeting. It is observed that those teachers who are handling the class-VIII are also handling the classes IX and X and dealing the same subject. Hence the concept of school complex meetings shall be extended to discuss the issues of classes IX and X also. Therefore the Subject based school complex meetings which is restricted for classes VI to VIII shall also include the academic issues related to classes IX and X.

Therefore, all the DEOs in the State are once again requested to take necessary measures for the effective conduct of school complex meetings as per the time schedule suggested by SCERT.

The Principals of DIETs, IASEs, and CTEs are also requested to provide the academic support for effective functioning of school complexes and in making school complexes as vibrant learning organizations in the State.

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School Complex Agenda Items:
Teachers Performance
Review on New/ Revised text books of Telugu & English or Maths/EVS
Preparation of Formative I/II/III/IV OR Summative I/II Question Papers/Model Papers
Discussions and Suggestions on Conduct of Formative I/II/III/IV OR Summative I/II Assessments
Preparation of TLM, other Activities and Organization of Melas
Implementation of Innovative Activities
Lesson Plan Preparation and Teacher's Diary

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Review on completion of syllabus
Concept and Implementation of Inclusive Education
Review on completion of records
Review on Formative I/II/III/IV OR Summative I/II assessment results
Discussion on children performance in FA-I/II/III/IV OR SA I/II assessment
Discussion on implementation of co-curricular activities in the schools.
Model lesson by identified teacher by the school complex HM/Asst.Secretary and observation and suggestions on model lesson.

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Plan and action as per academic calendar activities of Every month
Sharing of observation reports and academic guidance by school complex HM/MEO on school visits.
Listing and sharing of project works by the subject teachers.
Preparation of agenda for next complex meeting by participants and complex HM.
Discussion on Implementation of PINDICS
Child psychology and Child Rights

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