In order to build upon the international capabilities and resource pool for teachers and schools, Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is to soon start a centre for evaluation, assessment and research in Continuous Compulsory Evaluation (CCE). It will be based on a public-private partnership system, and intends to provide highly qualified teachers in every classroom in the course of the the next five years. In a circular put on its website, the board has invited 'an expression of interest' from international organisations.
The centre will establish best practices in school-based assessment and entrance examinations, and conduct research into policies and programs that can improve teaching quality and strengthen student learning. These policy programmes might include adapting, developing assessments and related resources, defining assessment frameworks, professional learning, teacher evaluation and professional recruitment among others. CBSE will be responsible for developing infrastructure and the co-partners will provide financial input, academic expertise and capacity building. The centre will consist of three main departments: research and assessment, professional development and leadership, and publications department.