Scotland to help TS improve education standards
Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister K Srihari has sought Scotland’s help in improving education standards in Telangana. He held a meeting with a visiting Scottish team here on Tuesday and appraised it of steps being taken to strengthen the education sector in the state.
The delegation promised to provide help in three areas: one, changes in teaching methods; two, improving teaching skills of teachers; three, to provide market opportunities to students with soft skills. The team asked the minister to give related proposals for taking necessary steps.
Earlier, the minister briefed the Scottish delegates on the steps being taken to improving standards at the state level. In addition to 240 Gurukul Schools, the government began 254 this year and is planning to open 210 next academic year, Srihari said. To reduce the dropout rate in schools and at the intermediate level, the government began providing the best possible facilities, he said. -NSS