The teachers also allowed the students to read poems, stories and essays so they could understand the difference in period.
Detailed accounts of various freedom fighters from Tamil Nadu and other parts of the country have been mentioned in the textbooks of classes 6 to 12.
For many generations, students have been learning the term India as a symbol of the country’s rich cultural history and heritage.
The senior leader claimed that the politics of hate practised by the Sangh parivar was being inflicted on the minds of students at a young age so that the group’s fascist policy could be inculcated in
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan termed the panel’s recommendation a continuation of the unilateral move that had dropped Mughal history, Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination and the RSS ban from textbooks.
Addressing a press conference, state Education Minister V Sivankutty stated that the state would reject the panel's recommendation to change the country's name.
NCERT committee suggests replacing India in all social science textbooks up to Class 12
A high-level committee constituted by the NCERT to revise the social sciences curriculum has recommended that "India" should be replaced with "Bharat" in textbooks for all classes.
A list of senior faculty members was compiled in June after soliciting interest from both public and private polytechnic institutions.
There are a lot of dictionaries available to help us in the work.
Stating that the varsity will also encourage skill development, sports, applied education and research, he said it will act as a catalyst for the development of the tribal population.
General Education Minister V Sivankutty said revised textbooks for classes one, three, five seven and nine would reach schools next year.
General Education Minister V Sivankutty said any person who examines the textbooks will understand that the portions have been deleted for serving certain vested interests.
The committee is co-chaired by Manjul Bhargav, a professor of mathematics at Princeton University.
Students of classes I to VIII will be provided free textbooks under the scheme from the 2024-25 academic year.
Of the 100 copies of the 10 volumes spanning 7,500 pages printed so far, officials said over half have been sold to enthusiasts.
In his school days, he was deeply moved by a painting of Bharathiyar that ignited his creative spirit.
The draft curriculum for classes 3 to 12 has also been prepared, which will be made public in the next few weeks, officials said.
This circular was issued in response to a recent controversy surrounding the omission of the words ‘Socialist’ and ‘Secular’ from the printed preamble in the same textbook.
The TSUTF raised concerns over the disappearance of the terms not only from the printed Preamble on the cover page but also from the awareness of the students.