Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank questioned critics who have advocated use of English as a means of instruction in schools. National Education Policy states that mother tongue should be medium of instruction in schools atleast till the fifth grade.
Reforms in school curriculum to allow vocational skill training, preparation of holistic report card and local language as medium of instruction will be part of the initial reforms. It will be the responsibility of individual schools to change the format of the report card by 2022.
PM Modi said that learning must be fun-based and interdisciplinary for students in schools.
The name change was among the key recommendations of the draft new National Education Policy (NEP)
Giving details of plans for setting up the state education board, Sisodia said the board will be in sync with the reforms proposed in the new National Education Policy (NEP) and the focus will be on continuous evaluation and not year-end exams.
If they prefer domestic institutes to foreign universities, their annual savings could touch that amount. Academic fees, insurance and travel expenses, which set them back by a good amount now, can be saved.
The National Education Policy has allowed students a choice for multiple entry/exit into educational programmes.
Speaking at an education conclave by UGC, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is fully committed as far as the political will for NEP 2020 implementation is concerned.
CARE Ratings said that the two main sources for sourcing finance would be government aid and increasing school fees. But it added that a school fee hike may lead to students who are unable to pay higher fees dropping out.
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Taking strong exception to the proposed three-language formula in the National Education Policy, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said Tamil Nadu has been following the two-language policy for decades and there will be no change in it.
The panel, headed by the education department's principal secretary, will be set up by next week.
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A panel led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Kasturirangan had submitted the draft of the new NEP to Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' when he took charge last year.
Moneycontrol’s Shraddha Sharma talks to M Saraswathy to find out more about the MHRD’s latest proposal.
The ministry has decided that yearly joint reviews of the progress of implementation of the policy will be conducted by a designated team and the corresponding state body
Once UGC and AICTE are merged, new bodies called the Higher Education Grants Council (HEGC) and Professional Standard Setting Bodies (PSSBs) will be set up.
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Rs 400 crore, which is three times more than the revised estimated of last year, has been provided for world-class institutions, the finance minister told the Parliament.