Renowned Nobel laureate, Professor Michael Robert Kremer, has commended the ongoing educational reforms in Andhra Pradesh. His visit to the state, accompanied by a team from the University of Chicago’s Development Innovation Lab, led by Executive Director Emily Cupito, is focused on observing schools implementing the Personalized and Adaptive Learning (PAL) project, supported by the Central Square Foundation.
Upon their arrival, the team engaged in discussions with S. Suresh Kumar, Commissioner of the School Education Department, and B. Srinivasa Rao, SPD of Samagra Shiksha, at the state office of Samagra Shiksha. During the meeting, the team received insights into the state government’s educational initiatives and welfare programs aimed at advancing the field of education.
Over the course of three days, the team is set to visit various schools in Eluru district. Commissioner Suresh Kumar expressed his appreciation for the University of Chicago team’s research efforts focused on Andhra Pradesh’s education system, recognizing its potential to contribute significantly to educational development.
SPD Srinivasa Rao underscored the positive impact of the Personalized and Adaptive Learning (PAL) program in enhancing learning outcomes for students across the state. The event also witnessed the participation of Dr. KV Srinivasulu Reddy from Comprehensive Punishment ASPD, Joint Director B. Vijay Bhaskar from Samo, and other esteemed officials.
Professor Michael Robert Kremer’s visit and commendation highlight the state’s dedication to improving its educational landscape for a brighter future.