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  • India's National Education Policy is futuristic: PM Narendra Modi Apr 14, 2021 12:47 PM IST

    India's National Education Policy is futuristic: PM Narendra Modi

    "India takes pride in being the mother of democracy as it's values are embodied in our social life," Modi said at the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet and a national seminar of vice-chancellors.

  • Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal releases ‘indicative’ implementation plan for National Education Policy Apr 09, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal releases ‘indicative’ implementation plan for National Education Policy

    During the meet, the education minister released an indicative and suggestive implementation plan for school education called SARTHAQ.

  • CBSE Board exams 2021 | Class 10, 12 students can now appear for improvement exam in same year Mar 21, 2021 10:34 PM IST

    CBSE Board exams 2021 | Class 10, 12 students can now appear for improvement exam in same year

    The changes have been introduced in accordance with the National Education Policy which aims to make exams low stake. The NEP had suggested that Class 10 and 12 board students be given more than one opportunity to score well.

  • NEP 2020 has a holistic vision on transforming learning, says President Ram Nath Kovind Mar 10, 2021 06:01 PM IST

    NEP 2020 has a holistic vision on transforming learning, says President Ram Nath Kovind

    The President said the policy brought together the best of the country's ancient heritage and the best of modern learning.

  • National Education Policy to make India knowledge capital of world: Piyush Goyal Feb 26, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    National Education Policy to make India knowledge capital of world: Piyush Goyal

    Piyush Goyal added that the Indian education system has to attain that level wherein students from even the developed nations would come for higher studies, even in institutes other than IITs and IIMs.

  • CBSE restructures affiliation system; process to be completely digital with least human intervention Jan 24, 2021 05:25 PM IST

    CBSE restructures affiliation system; process to be completely digital with least human intervention

    The CBSE had introduced a facility for virtual inspection of schools for upgradation of affiliation in August last year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal reviews progress of NEP 2020 Jan 12, 2021 05:25 PM IST

    Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal reviews progress of NEP 2020

    A high-level meeting with top officials at his residence in New Delhi discussed the goal of the NEP 2020 to universalise education from pre-school to secondary level.

  • NEP 2020 stress on mother tongue, may bring four-language formula Jan 08, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    NEP 2020 stress on mother tongue, may bring four-language formula

    For educational institutes, the first step will be to invest in teachers speaking multiple languages. Currently, mostly teachers speak English, regional language and/or Hindi. Under NEP 2020, schools and colleges would have to either train the existing teachers to teach in different languages or get additional staff.

  • Queue up for filing patents than lining up for job packages, says education minister Dec 11, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    Queue up for filing patents than lining up for job packages, says education minister

    Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that there is a misconception that Indian institutes are not of international standard despite several IIT graduates leading companies globally.

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal, his UAE counterpart discuss bilateral cooperation in education sector Dec 09, 2020 08:49 PM IST

    Ramesh Pokhriyal, his UAE counterpart discuss bilateral cooperation in education sector

    Pokhriyal invited students from the UAE to India under the Study in India Programme and invited more number of faculties to India for taking short-term courses in Indian universities under the GIAN in Higher Education.

  • NEP 2020 | "Japan, France teach students in local languages, are they underdeveloped?" Education Minister Sep 25, 2020 03:30 PM IST

    NEP 2020 | "Japan, France teach students in local languages, are they underdeveloped?" Education Minister

    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.

  • EXCLUSIVE: First phase of NEP 2020 implementation to be completed by April 2022 Sep 15, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: First phase of NEP 2020 implementation to be completed by April 2022

    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.

  • NEP 2020: PM Narendra Modi says education policy will boost thirst for knowledge in schools Sep 11, 2020 11:35 AM IST

    NEP 2020: PM Narendra Modi says education policy will boost thirst for knowledge in schools

    NEP 2020: Learning must be fun-based and interdisciplinary for students in schools, said PM Narendra Modi.

  • President Kovind approves renaming of HRD Ministry as Ministry of Education Aug 18, 2020 09:17 AM IST

    President Kovind approves renaming of HRD Ministry as Ministry of Education

    The name change was among the key recommendations of the draft new National Education Policy (NEP)

  • Delhi's education board to be operational by next year; not to be imposed on govt schools: Manish Sisodia Aug 09, 2020 01:55 PM IST

    Delhi's education board to be operational by next year; not to be imposed on govt schools: Manish Sisodia

    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.

  • NEP 2020 can seal Rs 18-lakh hole in Indian students’ wallets Aug 07, 2020 07:39 PM IST

    NEP 2020 can seal Rs 18-lakh hole in Indian students’ wallets

    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.

  • National Education Policy 2020: Universities have no choice but to be flexible Aug 07, 2020 05:15 PM IST

    National Education Policy 2020: Universities have no choice but to be flexible

    The National Education Policy has allowed students a choice for multiple entry/exit into educational programmes.

  • PM Modi says National Education Policy will lay foundation of 21st century India Aug 07, 2020 11:31 AM IST

    PM Modi says National Education Policy will lay foundation of 21st century India

    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.

  • NEP 2020 | Digital education in schools will require additional govt funding, fee hikes: CARE Ratings Aug 04, 2020 02:42 PM IST

    NEP 2020 | Digital education in schools will require additional govt funding, fee hikes: CARE Ratings

    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.

  • Explained | How schools will be paired under National Education Policy Aug 03, 2020 05:45 PM IST

    Explained | How schools will be paired under National Education Policy

    National Education Policy 2020 talks about pairing one public school with a private school across India. But how will it work?

  • Tamil Nadu government rejects 3-language formula in new National Education Policy Aug 03, 2020 11:50 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu government rejects 3-language formula in new National Education Policy

    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.

  • Assam to set up 40-member committee to analyse Centre's New Education Policy Aug 01, 2020 02:47 PM IST

    Assam to set up 40-member committee to analyse Centre's New Education Policy

    The panel, headed by the education department's principal secretary, will be set up by next week.

  • Explained | Teacher, student, parent or regulator? Here are 3 things that will change under the National Education Policy Jul 31, 2020 07:01 PM IST

    Explained | Teacher, student, parent or regulator? Here are 3 things that will change under the National Education Policy

    The National Education Policy 2020 will usher a slew of changes not just to the way academics is delivered but also in the areas of research and regulating bodies

  • Why Indian students may no longer have to spend huge amounts to earn a foreign degree Jul 31, 2020 03:01 PM IST

    Why Indian students may no longer have to spend huge amounts to earn a foreign degree

    The National Education Policy aims to promote India as a global study destination providing premium education at affordable costs. To this end it seeks to woo the top world’s top universities into setting up campuses in India. The benefits India and its students stand to gain are many

  • National Education Policy: Mother tongue-based instruction till fifth grade is ‘not mandatory’ Jul 30, 2020 04:18 PM IST

    National Education Policy: Mother tongue-based instruction till fifth grade is ‘not mandatory’

    NEP 2020 has said that the medium of instruction in schools till fifth grade should be the regional language or mother tongue. While officials clarified to Moneycontrol that this is only an 'advisory', not everyone is convinced

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