Intervention Period –December 2012 – February 2013
Name of the Programme – Whole School Turnaround
School: Goodwill School
No. of teachers/heads covered under the Programme - 1 head, 1 Coordinator and 18 teachers
Objective of the Intervention
Heads and all Teachers
The audit is conducted prior to the intervention and this helps to assess the school's strengths, areas of concerns and needs. The following are the areas that the audit is conducted in.
Teaching, learning and Assessment
The heads and teachers will get an insight about the strong points of the school and areas of improvement.
The head will come up with the action plans for the areas for improvement for first three months based on the report.
The head showed keen interest in the report and identified two action points and decided to have action points for these for first three months –
To having cleaner school space
To bring policy in the school to replace corporal punishment with positive disciplining with positive.
January -February 2013
10 Workshops on English Language Enhancement – Classroom Talkies
To help the teachers -
to improve their communication skills
to use polite language in the classroom
to have positive interaction with the students
to replace corporal punishment with positive disciplining
Teachers will be more confident in using English as a transactional language in their classes. Students‘own language improves as a result.
Teachers will talk about the changes which they have started bringing in their classes now.
Teachers are participating in the workshops with enthusiasm and are more confident in expressing themselves in English during the workshops.
A lot of charts and posters on cleanliness are seen on the display boards in classrooms and school corridors to create awareness among the students.
The teachers felt that workshops are helping them to improve their communication skills and questioning skills. It was informed that corporal punishment is not being used anymore to enforce discipline in the classrooms.
Ground rules and appreciation walls are used to manage class with positive disciplining.
January - February 2013
Restrooms, Classrooms and Library
Cleaner school space
Provision of water and soap for the children
Covered dust bins for the girls to dispose sanitary wastes
Regular cleaning of the girls’ and boys’ restrooms
A library with properly arranged books
Awareness among the students about the importance of health and hygiene.
School washrooms will be cleaner and cleaning will be tracked.
Classrooms will be cleaned and students will aware to maintain the awareness through various activities.
Books will be arranged properly in the library.
Overall cleanliness has improved in the classrooms.
Cleaning of the restrooms is being tracked thrice (a day) on a chart. Members of student council are helping in putting up the cleaning tracker and tracking it effectively with the help of teachers.
The school organized a poster and slogan competition on “Health and Hygiene” to create an awareness in the students about cleanliness
Taps have been installed outside the restrooms for the students to wash hands.
Books have been arranged in the library subject wise and a master list of all the books are prepared.
The school sends fortnightly report on progress without fail
Workshops conducted during Dec 2012 to Feb 2013
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