Invitation for Case Studies reflecting Best Practices in Schools

By Madhurie Singh, October 31, 2018

This is with reference to the Government initiative to give a platform to teachers and schools to share their best practices through DIKSHA Portal.
In this regard, case studies of the best practices adopted by the schools are invited to be uploaded on the DIKSHA Portal. Only selected entries will be uploaded on the Portal.
The best practices may be the innovations or innovative practices that have enabled the
school to address any pressing challenge or issue or problem. These innovations may be the result of indigenous efforts or teamwork thereby creating a positive teaching-learning environment in the school and upgrading the quality of education provided by the school.
These practices should be innovative, useful and have the potential for adaptability by other schools.
Suggestive areas of best practices in which case studies are invited are enclosed as Annexure A.
The schools may send the case studies in the format as given in Annexure B.
The case studies may be sent at on or before 12th November 2018. Hard copies sent to any CBSE Office shall not be accepted.
The message is copied from the CBSE portal. It is written and signed by Dr. Joseph Emmanuel, Director (Academics)
Annexure A
Suggestive Areas of Best Practices
1. Pedagogy and Learning
2. Curriculum Planning
3. Integration of co-scholastic activities with scholastics
4. Promotion of Life Skills Education
5. Promotion of Values Education
6. Integration of ICT across school curriculum
7. Innovative Assessments
8. Partnership with Community
9. Partnership with Institutes of Higher Education
10. Safety and Emergency preparedness
11. Capacity Building of Teachers
12. Use of technology for students’ personalized learning
13. Inclusion and Inclusive Practices
14. Instructional Leadership
15. Strategic Leadership
16. Promotion of Health and Physical Education / Mainstreaming Physical Education and
17. Green Schools
18. Promotion of Skill Education
19. School Management and Governance
20. Collaboration with Stakeholders
21. Student Performance/Assessment of Learning Outcomes
22. Art Education
23. Use of innovative tools such as storytelling, theatre, mind mapping, etc. for pedagogy
24. Innovative strategies for inculcating habit of reading among children
25. Use of digital tools for classroom management
26. Innovation in Internal Assessment
27. Innovative promotion of Science
28. Innovative promotion of Mathematics
29. Innovative promotion of Languages
30. Any other area of school education and administration not mentioned above
Annexure B
Case Study Report Format
1. Cover page
a. Title of the Case Study
b. Theme/Area of Reporting Innovation/Best Practice
c. Name and Address of the School
d. Name of the Principal
e. Name(s) of the contributing teacher(s) (or student(s), if any) and qualification
f. Contact Details (preferably email)
2. Table of Contents
3. Executive Summary/Abstract (not more than 250 words)
a. Focus on key points and findings
4. Introduction
a. Context/Background for the case study
5. Case Presentation
a. Identification of the problem/challenging situation/issue to be resolved
b. Analysis of the problem
c. Objectives
d. Planning done
e. Success Criteria and possible alternatives decided
f. Implementation
g. Challenges faced in implementation
h. Resources involved (both Human and Material)
6. Evidences of success
a. Photographic evidence or audio/video evidence (images and photographs should be
sent in .jpeg format only) included in text at relevant place
7. Beneficiary Satisfaction
8. Any other area not mentioned above
9. Concluding Remarks
10. Glossary
11. Keywords for searching on IT platform
12. References
13. Appendices
a. Charts, tables, visuals and other related items referenced in the documentation
14. Certificate of originality by School Principal
(I hereby certify that the information given above is true and original initiative of the school.)
15. Certificate of originality given by author: I hereby certify that the documentation entitled
“____________”, is my original creation and I have given proper referencing and
acknowledgement wherever required, and that there is no plagiarization whatsoever.
16. A NOC will also be required jointly by the School Principal and the Author/s – “We have no
objection if our case study/documentation entitled “________” is uploaded on DIKSHA – the
National Teacher’s Platform and is made available for public viewing.
 Language shall be English only.
 Keywords used in the case study (not more than 20) should also be submitted.
 A self-curation certification will be done only by selected entries. Schools/Authors of selected
entries will be informed within one month of last date.
 To be submitted as a single file in MS WORD format (Pdf format will not be accepted) in
Times New Roman font size 12 with 1.5 line space.

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