A nation-wide survey was conducted in 260 schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system that was introduced two years back by CBSE. The results of the survey did not come out to be satisfactory. According to the survey, around 67% of the teachers are still finding problems with the system, while 58% of them have a negative or indifferent approach towards it. Among the students, only 64% of the students are in favour of the CCE system.
The survey was done by the National Association of School Principals in July, after declaration of the CBSE Board results in May/June this year. Of the 260 schools that were surveyed, 151 felt that teachers have a negative approach towards system. Also, 62% of the parents do not find CCE to be a better system and 56% of the schools feel that the system needs improvement.
While expressing his views regarding the result of the survey, principal of Ahlcon International School, Mayur Vihar, Ashok Pandey, said, "With the exception of the competitive spirit and performance quality, I will in general agree with the findings regarding the lack of clarity among teachers and parents, lack of adequate training and the long-term efficacy of the system. The basic problem lies in the co-scholastic areas."
However, expressing his views about the adaptation of the system by the students, Pandey added, “The reason is that since the introduction of the system, the curriculum structure has been revised for the third time and has been divided into formative and summative assessment. This has lessened the volume of scholastic assessment. Integration of projects and field trips make the exercise enjoyable."