National Education Policy

Centre wants standard board assessment in Odisha

In its report, the ministry pointed out there are large differences in the results (Class X and XII) which might be due to different patterns and approaches followed by the boards.

published on : 3rd June 2023

‘Craft holistic policy to ensure equitable education’, this social organisation suggests SEP over NEP 

The SPCSS delegation highlighted 15 points which they want the panel to include in the SEP. “The NEP has loopholes which should be avoided in the SEP,”

published on : 3rd June 2023

21 states following minimum age of 6 yrs for Class I admission

The Central government’s directions align with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, which recommends strengthening children’s learning at the ‘foundational stage’.

published on : 19th April 2023

Indian Knowledge Systems to focus on Sanskrit texts, Indian math proofs 

As per the notice issued by UGC, the guidelines will focus on spreading information of IKS for both ‘research and societal applications’.

published on : 14th April 2023

Deleting content from school textbooks is problematic

The logic that history is written by the victor and the exercise is not entirely done objectively is well understood.

published on : 7th April 2023

Train of experiments with NEP in Jammu & Kashmir

I humbly differ with my respected colleagues in this context. To my mind, there are freedoms and spaces for innovation that remain intact and have opened up much more because of the NEP.

published on : 2nd April 2023

‘Exit’ the magic word to revamp education system

Everyone has skills. But that’s not the same as saying the market values those skills. There is the issue of whether the higher education system delivers those marketable skills.

published on : 1st April 2023

NEP: Change is way forward for public universities

The decisive influence of organised unions to stall crucial academic and administrative reforms can be tamed only with political will.

published on : 29th March 2023

New NCERT books under NEP from 2024-25

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday held a high-level meeting to discuss faster roll-out of textbooks based on NEP 2020.

published on : 28th March 2023

GITAM launches new liberal arts programmes

The first semester of the program is common to all students, after which they can choose their majors and minors.

published on : 25th March 2023

DUK comes out with technical texts in Malayalam; President Droupadi Murmu to release 1st set

Move aims to promote use of mother tongue in technical education for improved understanding.

published on : 15th March 2023

Dialectic of implementing and opposing National Education Policy

The government did not take seriously the 1986 policy’s recommendation that an agency should be set up to conduct assessments and evaluations at the national level.

published on : 8th March 2023

NEP stresses freedom, don’t dilute It

As little as I have been able to understand, the University Grants Commission (UGC), too—in spite of very good intentions—has perhaps unwittingly managed to muddy the waters.

published on : 5th March 2023

CBSE schools in Kerala told to follow state government's decision on Class I admission age

 As per the directive issued by the Union Ministry of Education on February 23, the minimum age of admission to Class I has been set at six.

published on : 4th March 2023

Degree students can now switch colleges mid-way in Karnataka

The students will also be allowed to exit a course mid-way and rejoin after a gap of a few years, as per the NEP 2020. 

published on : 2nd March 2023

Kerala state sees red in Centre’s uniform assessment mechanism in schools

PARAKH will be detrimental to the unique concepts followed in state’s general edu sector

published on : 1st March 2023

Education needs more allocation for infrastructure needs: Experts

The state should provide for children with disabilities with specially trained teachers, hearing aids, textbooks and other necessities they may need, instead they are only provided grants.

published on : 24th January 2023

Not rewriting history but expanding canvas: Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan speaks on a host of issues including education, politics and skill development.

published on : 23rd January 2023

NEP to be implemented in state anganwadis in February: BC Nagesh

The minister also said that the recruitment process of teachers was getting delayed as the issue was in court.

published on : 20th January 2023

National Kala Utsav concludes in capital city of Odisha

She said while the entire world was struggling to fight a pandemic, India introduced a number of important reforms including the NEP-2020.

published on : 8th January 2023
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