Recognizing the efforts to improve quality of education in Anekal block of Bengaluru Urban district, Pratham Mysore was awarded a certificate of appreciation by Government of Karnataka, recently.
ODU KARNATAKA-PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM WITH GOVT OF KARNATAKA
During 2016-17, Govt of Karnataka invited Pratham Mysore formally to partner with it to help improve the quality of education in the primary schools. Pratham’s lessons and learning methodology is transferred through training supervisors called Cluster Resource Persons (CRPs). Three districts were chosen to assess the results of Pratham’s teaching intervention. During 2017-18, endorsing the improvements in the standards of learning in the children, the govt extended the area of operation by adding ten more districts. As a result of the partnership, the reading ability in children saw an improvement from 29% to 65%. Maths skills too witnessed significant progress at the end of the program. Ability to do maths improved from 31% to 69%. During 2018-19 the intervention was conducted in 19 districts training 11800 teachers from 10600 schools covering 2.5 lakh children.