Enhanced Primary Level Intervention (EPLI)
The Annual Status Of Education Report (ASER) of 2018 has highlighted significant learning competency gaps in primary education. Over 50% of student of Standard IV are unable to solve literacy and numeracy problems of Standard II.
The Enhanced Primary Level Intervention or EPLI project is implemented in schools under the SamagraShikshaAbhiyan [Education for All] mission of the Indian Government.
This project addresses the gap in learning competency through the implementation of alternative activity-based teaching learning methodology and involving government teachers to bring about sustainable change.
The EPLI project also ensures the long-term impact of the intervention by increasing community ownership and decision-making in School Development Committees [SDCs].
Key Activities of EPLI:
- Child Centric Classroom and teaching, which emphasises the method of “learning by doing”. It encourages individuals’ learning capabilities, learning level wise teaching, engagement and active participation of the students.
- Assessment of students through Baseline, Midline and End line testing.
- Sharing learning competency outcomes with Government teachers.
- Academic activities and Monitoring - the teacher focuses on bridging learning competency, which consists of basic literacy and numeracy. ToT workshops and Consultation Meetings.
- Advocacy through networking and training of government school teachers help to influence teaching learning in the government primary schools run by School Education Department with support from SarvaShiksha Mission, West Bengal.
- Cultural activities and Observation/Commemoration days.
- Conducting workshops for mothers of the students.
- Community Awareness programmes are conducted on importance of education, basic health and hygiene, importance of safe drinking water and healthy food.