national education policy

National Education Policy is a ray of hope for Telangana, say officials

According to educational activists, if the policy is implemented in the manner prescribed by the drafting committee, it will strengthen the entire education system.

published on : 18th January 2020

National Education Policy will be responsive to feedback, says Dr K Kasturirangan

He said when the Centre approached him to help develop a new policy which would stand the test of time, he realised that every aspect of the policy had to be open-minded.

published on : 8th January 2020

Norms on school infrastructure may be relaxed in National Education Policy

School may be allowed to make own decision based on local needs 

published on : 29th December 2019

RTE extension now back on draft education policy, but in softer avatar

Sources said a presentation on the draft NEP is likely in the PMO soon before it is taken to the Union Cabinet.

published on : 26th December 2019

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