Tuesday, 1 June 2021

National Awards to Teachers

NATIONAL AWARDS TO TEACHERS

The purpose of National Award to Teachers is to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers who through their commitment and industry have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.

CRITERIA BASED ON PERFORMANCE

Under this, teachers will be awarded marks on criteria based on performance e.g. initiatives to improve learning outcomes, innovative experiments undertaken, organization of extra and co-curricular activities, use of Teaching Learning Material, social mobility, ensuring experiential learning, unique ways to ensure physical education to students etc. These criteria are given the weightage of 80 out of 100

CRITERIA BASED ON PERFORMANCE

Conditions of Eligibility of Teachers for consideration for the Awards:
School teachers and Heads of Schools working in recognized primary/middle/high/higher secondary schools in the Indian Union under the following categories:
MHRD National Awards to Teachers

  1. Schools run by State Govt./UTs Administration, schools run by local bodies, schools aided by State Govt. and UT Administration.
  2. Central Govt. Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Central Schools for Tibetans (CTSA), Sainik Schools run by Ministry of Defence (MoD), Schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES).
  3. Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  4. Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE)
  5. Normally retired teachers are not eligible for the award but those teachers who have served a part of the calendar year (at least for four months i.e. upto 30th April in the year to which National Award relates) may be considered if they fulfill all other conditions.
  6. Educational Administrators, Inspectors of Education, and the staff of training Institutes are not eligible for these awards.
  7. Teacher/Headmaster should not have indulged in tuition.
  8. Only regular Teachers and Heads of Schools will be eligible.
  9. Contractual Teachers and Shiksha Mitras will not be eligible.

Important Dates:

Applications starts from 01-06-2021
Online Apply closes on 20-06-2021

Evaluation Matrix for National Award to Teachers

Annexure-I

Category A: Objective Criteria
S.No Criteria Maximum Marks / Ceiling
1 Work done by teacher to encourage community, parents, alumni etc. to contribute to the school in any way e.g. physical infrastructure, computers, mid day meal, funds, books etc. 3
2 Publication (Research papers/Articles in international/national journals{with ISSN}, Books {with ISBN}, etc.) in the last 5 years 3
3 Annual Performance Appraisal Reports or other performance appraisal tools of last 3 years 3
4 Is the teacher attending school regularly without any complaints? 3
5 Whether the teacher is regularly attending the in-service training he/she is deputed to? 2
6 Work done by teacher to increase enrolment and reduce dropouts. 2
7 Whether the teacher is enrolled for any course under SWAYAM or any other MOOCS platform 2
8 Development of e-contents, textbooks, teacher handbooks for SCERTs, Boards or NCERT 2
Subtotal 20


Category B: Criteria based on performance (Indicative and illustrative only)
S.No Criteria Maximum Marks
1 Innovative experiments (like use of ICT, joyful learning technique) undertaken by teacher for greater impact of his/her teaching on the students. Development and use of appropriate pedagogic approaches in day to day teaching activities including Teaching Learning Material, Low cost teaching aids etc.(Based on number, scale and impact of innovations/experiments) 30
2 Organization of extra and co-curricular activities (Based on number, scale and impact of experiments) 25
3 a) Mobilization of society for school infrastructure and for spreading social awareness among children. b) Promotion of nation building and national integration 25
Subtotal 80
Grand total 100


Time Line for National Awards to Teachers

1 st June to 20 th June 2021
Opening of web-portal for inviting online applications and self nomination by teachers

01 st July 2021 to 15 th July 2021
District Selection Committee nominations to be forwarded to the State Selection Committee through online portal

16 th July 2021 to 30 th July 2021
State Selection Committee/ Organization Selection Committee shortlist to be forwarded to Independent National Jury

2 nd August 2021
Intimation to be issued by MoE to all the shortlisted candidates to make presentations before the National Jury ( either in physical mode at NCERT like normal years or through online like in 2020 depending on Covid situation )(maximum 154 candidates as per extent guidelines)

5 th Aug to 16 th August 2021
Selection process by Jury

16 th August 2021
Finalization of names by Independent National Jury

18 th August 2021
Intimation to selected candidates after approval of Hon’ble Shiksha Mantri

4 th & 5 th September 2021
Rehearsal and Award function


National Awards to Teachers Official website


User Manual on How to apply for National Awards to Teachers


2 comments:

  1. i love how well explained all the updates very well.. realy appreciated efforts you have done. to check out all the new educational updates sso rajasthancheck out . thanks so much

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