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The first prerequisite for guaranteeing high-quality education in the country is the recruitment of skilled teachers into the educational system. Comment.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

2. The first prerequisite for guaranteeing high-quality education in the country is the recruitment of skilled teachers into the educational system. Comment. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India

Why the question:

Teacher recruitment processes in the country are not adequately streamlined. There are diverse recruitment processes across regions, school stages, and school types — central, state, and private schools. This, in turn, leads to multiple criteria and processes for hiring teachers, thereby bringing a wide disparity in teacher quality across institutions and regions. Many of the processes are also sub-optimal in measuring the competency of a candidate.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the reasons for poor quality of teachers and ways to improve skills and hire more skilled teachers.

Directive word: 

Comment– here we must express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Describe the giving statistic regarding the teacher student ratio in the country.

Body:

First, write about the various reasons behind the hiring and continuing with poor quality teachers in the country. Write about the impact it has on the overall education system.

Next, write about the benefits of hiring and recruiting teachers with skills and measures that are needed to do so.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.