Public-private partnership schools and its implementation

Benefits of  this model:

1) No much reliance on government for the safeguarding of the quality education. Teachers as an entrepreneur will take care of it because it will bring competition for quality.
2) Teachers income depends on the ability to bring students. So they are solely responsible for their income. They will work for themselves, instead of doing just an obligatory job for a monthly salary.
3) Students will have the freedom to choose a class, not just school. (Funding children not school)


The process of the model:

1) Providing infrastructure by the govt.
Govt should first buy cheaper land from the landlord or take on the permanent lease and provide beginning infrastructure to schools. Permanent lease similar to building mobile towers where every month some amount (e.g. Rs 3000) is given to the landlord. A fixed amount of area (e.g. 1 acre) can be allocated. Beginning infrastructure with 2 to 3 classroom must be provided by the govt, but lease amount is not payable by the govt. Govt should streamline the whole process with keeping the documentation. Even poorly functioning, already existing schools can be turned to public-private partnership business model. Any teacher as an entrepreneur can apply for it and will be given 2 to 3 classrooms, and the number of entrepreneurs must be in surplus so that there is competition.

2) Teachers as Entrepreneurs with coaching center business model
Why coaching center business model is effective?
https://iambrainstorming.blogspot.in/2017/05/allowing-mediocre-colleges-to-provide.html
Teachers should run the schools, instead of any building owner. Each teacher will have its share of the money produced. A govt website can me made that will help in collaboration of teachers for becoming partners. Teachers should pay some amount of money for infrastructure spending of the government by rule every month. Teachers can pay any amount of money for school development by intent in order to survive the competition. At any time teachers can take over the school in their name, after paying the infrastructure money spent by the government.

2) Eligibility and Disqualification
In order to become a teacher (Entrepreneur), they must produce classroom recording or video lectures that meet the effective learning strategies along with a graduation degree.
Disqualification from teachership for 2 years if most students don't perform well in exams in his/her subject for about two years. After disqualification he/she for 2 years can update his/her skills if he/she again want to become a teacher, and should pass an entrance exam along with producing evidence of updating skills.
Students should have the ability to choose at the level of teacher, not at the level of school.

3) Limits to number of students per teacher

Students should be affiliated in the name of teacher for a particular subject instead of school. The teacher should be given the charge for student results instead of school. Students must register their teacher name before six months. They can't change their teacher after one month of registering. One month should be kept as a testing period for students, teachers, and parents to explore their preferences. The maximum limit of students per teacher for six months should be 40 for higher classes, and 30 for lower classes. And the teacher can take maximum two subjects to teach (e.g. 20 students for one subject and 20 students for another subject), but can't increase the number of students beyond 40 or 30. More evidence is required to decide the actual numbers for different classes. Even 40 students for me seems unachievable if students don't make an intrinsic effort or have the less foundational knowledge or teacher lack the required knowledge (inexperienced) who is still learning. It depends on teacher, how many students (s)he can manage, based on time (s)he wants to give, type of students, and creative pedagogical ideas and technological ideas to handle students.


3) Correspondence exams from Class 1 to Class 12
Exams should be done by a different centralized authority such as NIOS, to prevent corruption, malpractice in exams. It should provide the core syllabus which will act as guidelines. Can also bring personalized education. Link: http://technoperiod.blogspot.in/2017/02/personalized-learning-goals-new.html


4) Fund student, not school
From students of a low-income family, each month some (e.g. about Rs 300) tuition fees can be given. And about half of the strength of school must be reserved for these students. Teachers can't deny for admission to low-income students if the allotted percentage is not reached.



Also visit:
How colleges and schools can be run like assembly system. http://technoperiod.blogspot.in/2016/05/how-moocs-open-lab-can-completely.html

Glad to hear feedback or any loopholes in the system.

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