Request for Expression of Interest for shortlisting of Training Partners for Vocational Education under Samagra Shiksha in Government Schools

Ministry of Education, MoE (erstwhile MHRD) brought out a revised Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Vocationalisation of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (CSS for VSHSE) to integrate employability education into School Education in September 2011. In 2018, this scheme got further revised and brought under the integrated initiative (Samagra Shiksha) by MoE and termed as Vocationalization of School Education (VSE). The revised norms allow a student to complete training in one Job Role in 9th and 10th standards; followed by another Job Role in 11th and 12th standards.
• The scheme is operated within the NSQF (National Skill Qualification Framework), which establishes a system of clear educational pathways from school to higher education while providing certification of vocational skills.
• The Government of Gujarat has been implementing VSE in 345 Schoolstill date, as per approval and funding from MoE (erstwhile MHRD) and Gujarat.
• The Government of Gujarat is willing to outsource the entire Training Delivery in all the above-mentioned 345 Government schools, to NSDC-approved Training Partners, by initiating a reallocation process, from academic session 2021. The Govt. of Gujarat has been approached NSDC with a request to float REOI on their behalf and provide a panel of shortlisted NSDC-approved Training Partners for the roll out of the scheme in these 345 Government schools, from 2021 academic session.
• This REoI is intended to shortlist NSDC approved Training Partners for the following trades in the schools (Annexure-3) of Gujarat.
• At the discretion of the Government of Gujarat, the number of schools may vary at the time of final allocation
• The teacher handbook and the student curriculum and courseware are already developed by PSSCIVE, based on the NOS set by the SSCs.

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The NSDC approved Training Partners (further to be referred as “TP”) who will be selected by a State Level Selection Committee are supposed to take up the following activities:
a) Trainer Deployment – Provide full time trainer as per the trainer qualification norms prescribed by the PSSCIVE
b) Trainer’s Salary: Salaries to be paid to the Trainers as per the agreed conditions of the State / UT Government.
c) Appointment of TP Coordinator and Salary – TP to appoint Coordinator for which the state will pay TPs the salary as per the agreed terms and condition.
d) Training Delivery as Stated by the State / UT Government:
• Understand the existing content of the curriculum prepared by PSSCIVE and get it delivered through its faculty effectively in the classroom.
• Ensure that the entire vocational content designed is delivered in the classroom within the stipulated time. Ensure quality parameters are met.
• Ensure to conduct internal assessments of students on a weekly/ monthly basis as per the assessment pattern set up for the domain.
• Conduct soft skill training including preparing the students for work as per the industry requirement.
e) Service Level Terms: Following Service Level Terms will have to be adhered by the selected TP – deliverables will be finalized along with financial tenets, through a formal service level agreement between Samagra Shiksha Gujarat and selected TPs
• Complete the syllabus as per the timeline.
• Conduct practical sessions as per the syllabus.
• Conduct / facilitate industry interaction and interface in the form of:
― Guest lectures from domain related experts working in relevant industry
― On the Job Trainings
― Internship and/or industry exposure visit for the students
― Placement / Apprenticeship of eligible and interest students at the end of 12th standard

Minutes of Pre-Bid Meeting 

Click to access Pre-Bid-queries-and-Responses-for-GJ-REoI-354%20schools_3.pdf

Last Date for EoI submission is 21-Sep-2021. For complete details, refer REOI Document at SKILL REPORTER (Click Here to view)

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