Friday, October 7, 2022

CS launches NEP-The Lighthouse official website

State chief secretary and chairman of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) J Alam launched Nagaland Education Project – The Lighthouse (NECTAR) official project website (www.nagalandeduproject.com) on January 31.
In a press release, the department of education informed that the website was launched in the presence of special secretary, school education department and vice chairperson PSC, Kevileno Angami and principal director, school education department, Shanavas C.
The department informed that the website aims to foster communication with various stakeholders and the public involved in the project directly or indirectly.
It said the website would serve as a medium for communication related to disclosure of all publicly available project documents, project updates, project announcements, news and messages, grievance redressal, etc.
The department of school education has urged every individual and organization to make use of this platform to understand about the project, and to give various suggestions, feedback, comments, etc. to make the project a success in Nagaland.
The launch was graced by the presence of several dignitaries including the member secretary PSC, HoDs from NBSE, SCERT, DSE, Samagra Shiksha, Rural Development department, PHED, Agri. department, social welfare department, finance department, who are all members of the PSC, members of project management unit and project management consultants.
The department informed that the NECTAR project was designed as the first targeted initiative in the State that can pioneer instructional leadership.
It aims to re-orient the education system from a focus on inputs towards a focus on learning outcomes and will provide a model for developing teachers as instructional leaders.
The department said the project expects to enhance the systemic transformation in Nagaland’s teaching cadre, enhance the governance and management of its schools, and boost students’ learning outcomes.
The focus of the project on technology-led transformation of governance systems may serve as a model template for the rest of the country, stated the department.
It said the project components are expected to pilot several innovations in teacher management, community accountability, and improving classroom transactions.
The project would develop and implement innovative models for technology integration, decentralized management of education systems, and community driven accountability mechanisms, stated the department.