Vision and Mission

  • To provide advice to the state government on policies and programmes for enhancing quality standards in school
  • To undertake, aid, promote and coordinate researches in areas related to school education.
  • To prepare and publish textbooks, supplementary educational materials, newsletters, journals and other related literature.
  • To organize pre-service and in-service training for
  • To develop and disseminate innovative educational techniques and
  • To collaborate and network with education departments of other states, universities, NGOs and other educational institutions.
  • To act as a clearing house for ideas and information in matters related to school education.
  • To act as a nodal agency for universalisation of school education

Functioning of SCERT

The academic endeavors of SCERT are envisaged keeping in view the broader perspectives of the National Policy on Education (NPE} and the National Curriculum Framework (2005). The educational needs of the state are identified mainly through the mechanism of the State Coordination Committee (SCC} which provides a platform for interaction between the NCERT faculty and the senior functionaries of the State Education Department.

SCERT has its own structural arrangement to facilitate the execution of its functions. It acts as the Research and Documentation Institute at the state level by providing guidance, support and assistance to the State Education Department in its endeavor to improve the quality of elementary and secondary education and teacher education.

SCERT collaborates with various agencies working for the qualitative improvement of education in the State. Collaborations with the extension departments such as National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT}; National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA}; English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad(EFLU}; Regional Institute of English, Bangalore(RIE}; Regional Institute of Education, Mysore(RIE}; Central Institute of Languages, Mysore(CIL}; Department of Education of the University of Kerala; Directorate of Higher Secondary Education {DHSE} and Directorate of Public Instruction (DPI}, Colleges of Teacher Education (CTEs}; Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Thrissur (IASE}; State Institute of English, Thrissur {SIE}; Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) State Institute of Educational Technology (SIET) have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of programmes envisaged by SCERT.