Parliamentary panel suggests performance audit system for teachers

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017,12:08 IST By anju A A A

New Delhi | Expressing concern that there was no system of ensuring accountability and performance of teachers, a parliamentary panel has suggested that a performance audit system, based on feedback from students and peers, should be evolved.

In its 284th report, the Standing Committee on HRD also suggested that gradually other inputs like research papers and publications may also be brought in the performance audit.

The panel also recommended that government should encourage credit rating agencies, reputed industry associations, media houses and professional bodies to carry forward process of rating of Indian Universities and institutions in a scientific and fair manner.

It also sought that government expeditiously fill up the vacancies in educational bodies including IITs, IIMs etc and other institutions.