Irrational rationalisation of education
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The decision, based on the premise of alleviating the burden on students, has sparked debate regarding its potential consequences, including making students ill-equipped for higher education.
‘NCERT’s move to scrap lessons a challenge to democracy’
NCERT removed certain portions from the textbooks from classes 6 to 12 in the name of rationalisation and reducing the study load of students,” Sivankutty said.
'Making content age appropriate': NCERT on dropping periodic table, evolution from Class 10 syllabus
The content placed in the periodic table again has been made more age-appropriate, more so considering the Covid pandemic situation.
NCERT drops chapters on democracy, periodic table and agriculture from Class 10 textbooks
At the heart of the row was the fact that while the changes made as part of the rationalisation exercise were notified, some of these controversial deletions were not mentioned.
Textbook revision: Karnataka students stuck in ideology quagmire
Caught between these opposing forces are students, who have been hit hardest by the textbook revision and the hijab ban.
NCERT drops references to Khalistan demand from class 12 political science textbook
Dropping several topics and portions from the NCERT textbooks had last month triggered a controversy with the Opposition blaming the Centre of "whitewashing with vengeance."
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Kerala likely to teach NCERT's deleted portions in state schools
The committee, which met on Tuesday, has entrusted General Education Minister V Sivankutty with taking a final decision on the matter after consulting with the government.
Darwin’s theory to be taught in Class XII: School Educational Secretary
Says, decision taken as per post-Covid syllabus rationalisation process
NCERT to frame education materials for Kui and Desia-speaking students of Odisha
As per the NEP, in cases where mother tongue textbook material is not available, the language of the transaction between teachers and students will still remain the mother tongue wherever possible.
Scientists slam removal of Darwin’s theory from class X syllabus
The country’s scientific community believes that students’ thought processes will be seriously handicapped if they are deprived of exposure to this fundamental discovery of science.
Scientists write letter demanding restoration of theory of evolution in Class X textbook
The academics said removing the chapter from textbooks would deprive the students from understanding the process of evolution which is “crucial in building a scientific temper”
House panel may meet over removal of history chapters
It was the first meeting of the committee after the controversy broke out over deletions from history textbooks, such as that of an entire chapter on Mughal history, references to caste and inequality
NCERT consulted 25 external experts, 16 CBSE teachers for syllabus rationalisation: Govt
At the heart of the row is the fact that while the changes made as part of the rationalisation exercise were notified, some of these controversial deletions weren't mentioned in them.
Ensure state boards, schools prescribe NCERT books: NCPCR
The NCPCR said that no child should be discriminated against, harassed, or neglected by schools for carrying books published/prescribed by the NCERT, causing “mental or physical suffering."
'What a disgrace': Tharoor on removal of Maulana Azad references from NCERT textbook
References to freedom fighter and India's first education minister Azad have been removed from the new class 11 political science textbook.
References to Maulana Azad removed from NCERT's new class 11 political science textbook
Last year, the Maulana Azad Fellowship, which provided financial assistance for five years to students from six notified minorities, was discontinued.
Selective deletion of history a disaster for democracy
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