Supporting the Central Government

CSF has been working to build salience around FLN and supporting Central institutions on their FLN initiatives

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Ministry of Education
The Ministry of Education is a ministry of the Government of India, responsible for the implementation of the National Policy on Education

NIPUN Bharat

We supported the Ministry of Education (MoE) with the design and launch of NIPUN (National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy) Bharat, the national FLN mission. The Mission was formed in line with the recommendations of NEP 2020, which accorded the highest priority to achieving universal FLN. The Mission aims to achieve universal FLN among children between 3-9 years of age by 2026-27.

National Council of Educational Research and Training

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an autonomous organization of the Indian government

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National Achievement Survey 2021

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), under the aegis of the Ministry of Education (MoE) conducted the latest National Achievement Survey (NAS), a large-scale assessment survey of student learning levels, on 12 November, 2021. CSF provided program management and technical support for the survey. You can find the results of the survey here.

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DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing) is a national platform for school education, an initiative of National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), under the aegis of the Ministry of Education (MoE), GoI. Launched in 2017 by Hon’ble Vice President of India – Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, DIKSHA has been adopted by almost all the States, Union Territories, central autonomous bodies/boards including CBSE. CSF has been providing program management support since the inception of the platform.

Central Board of Secondary Education

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is an Indian national level education board for private and public schools, operated and regulated by the Indian government

CBSE Reading Mission

We have partnered with Pratham Books’ Story Weaver to support the CBSE for a Reading Mission which aims to promote literacy among students in class 1-8. The two-year Mission began in 2021 in line with recommendations of the NEP 2020. Under this Mission, schools and teachers shall have access to a repository of quality English and Hindi children’s storybooks and supplementary resources to improve their literacy skills.

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CSF is supporting CBSE’s Structured Assessment for Analyzing Learning (SAFAL) with strategic and technical expertise for developing competency-based assessment frameworks, high-quality item development, competency-aligned reporting, communications, and project management. SAFAL is a competency-based assessment for all students in grades 3, 5, and 8, aimed at providing schools with developmental feedback on student learning.


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