National Education Policy

Extension of the Right to Education Act way too costly, proposal set to be shredded

A later version of the NEP said it would consider RTE’s  extension. The proposal in now set to be chucked.

published on : 28th November 2019

Main streaming sports & arts

Sports, yoga, dance, music, drawing, painting, sculpting and pottery making were always looked as ‘extra-curricular’ or ‘co-curricular’ activities in educational institutions in India.

published on : 27th November 2019

Objections on state-regulatory bodies under National Education Policy ignored

The proposed state school regulatory authorities is meant to ensure minimum levels of safety, security, basic infrastructure and the number of teachers across subjects and grades.

published on : 30th October 2019

Proposed education body to get advisory role

Neelam Sood, an educationist, said that a body with a wider scope of a partnership between Centre and states was a good idea.

published on : 15th October 2019

Andhra Pradesh to update syllabus for classes 1-5 from next year

 The syllabus for classes 1 to 5 is likely to be  updated from the next academic year as part of implementation of the National Education Policy.  

published on : 14th October 2019

Draft education policy based on access, equity, quality: Union HRD Minister

Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' also said the draft policy aims towards an education system built on the basis of quality and equity for building an equitable, just and humane society.

published on : 22nd September 2019

NEP kicks in, board exams for class 5 and 8 students from this year

The State government on Friday announced the introduction of board exams for Class 5 and 8 students from this academic year.

published on : 14th September 2019

National Education Policy draft 'wishful' document, has no roadmap for implementation: Manish Sisodia 

Sisodia, who is also Delhi's Education minister, said sans a step-wise implementation plan, the NEP may end up in a "disaster" like the no-detention policy.

published on : 8th September 2019

Kerala govt’s feedback on NEP 2019 stresses on reining in private varsities

The state has also stressed on the need for a regulatory mechanism to check proliferation of self-financing colleges.

published on : 8th September 2019

Back to school! HRD training programme fails to impress teachers

The government has also been criticised for coming up with new plans in teacher training but not paying heed to strengthening the TTIs.

published on : 23rd August 2019

All India Forum for Right to Education, Save Education Committee stage protest in Hyderabad against draft National Education Policy

The Students Federation of India (SFI), along with Centre for Educational Studies and Service (CESS), organised a seminar on the draft NEP 2019 at ICSR, Osmania University on Friday.

published on : 10th August 2019

UGC plans for comeback of four-year UG courses across streams

Academicians in the city are of the view that the move would serve the purpose only if it is flexible. 

published on : 7th August 2019

‘TN people have misunderstood Three Language Policy’

No one is saying that you cannot learn Tamil. No one is forcing you to study Hindi either.

published on : 1st August 2019

BJP attacks Telangana Education Minister G Jagadish Reddy for criticising NEP

Speaking to reporters, Rao said NEP was trying to improve the standard of education and not to take away the State’s control over the education system.

published on : 1st August 2019

HRD ministry to use ‘practical’ suggestions from draft National Education Policy

The 477-page draft NEP prepared by a 9-member committee headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K Kasturirangan.

published on : 31st July 2019
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