The Andhra Pradesh State Government has announced, in a new development in the education sector, that all government-run schools will have two semesters from the next academic year. A Government Order (GO) in this regard was announced on Saturday.
All classes from 1 to 9 will follow a two-semester system from the academic year 2023-24, while it will be implemented for Class 10 from 2024-25. The new system was announced as part of the effective implementation of the National Education Policy 2020. The new policy is expected to reduce the number of books students carry and also improve the quality of education. .
B Pratap Reddy, Director of the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT), said that the implementation of the new policy will reform the existing education system qualitatively. The SCERT has also developed textbooks to support the new system, which will be given to students at the beginning of the school year, free of charge.
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The new education policy for schools will be beneficial for both students and teachers, with less stress on students and better results, the Andhra Pradesh Government believes.
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