Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicNational Education Policy

Topic: National Education Policy

NEP’s next phase: Encouraging students to work on start-ups, push for ‘Bharatiya Games’

The School Innovation Scheme is among a host of new initiatives launched by the government Friday as part of the next phase of NEP implementation.

Draft bill almost ready, single higher education regulator could become a reality this year

UGC Chairman M. Jagadesh Kumar says Higher Education Council of India draft bill will be discussed with stakeholders for their feedback.

How India can make overworked teachers adapt to newer policies to fix learning loss in kids

There are many ways to design incentives in the public education space in India that can change classroom culture and the learning outcomes of children.

MBBS course in Hindi, Gita and Vedas in schools: Uttarakhand govt’s agenda for education

Uttarakhand Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat says plans in sync with National Education Policy, which promotes ‘Indian knowledge systems’ and ‘mother tongue’ instruction.

Each undergrad student will now have to intern for 8-10 weeks, UGC approves guidelines

Guidelines given for research internships, which are mandatory for graduation under NEP. Also required for students who want to exit with certificate or diploma after 1 or 2 years.

Gender equality, pride in India: What govt aims to achieve with new school curriculum under NEP

Mandate document for new National Curriculum Framework, being devised as part of NEP, gives focus groups instructions on drafting new curriculum road map for schools. 

Let’s make Pariksha Pe Charcha a mass movement and build a Naya Bharat: MoS Subhas Sarkar

On 1 April, PM Narendra Modi will answer questions on exam stress management. The 2022 edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha has received about 15 lakh registrations.

Byju’s, Unacademy now household names, edtech sector geared for growth, says MoS Rajkumar Singh

MoS for Education and External Affairs Rajkumar Ranjan Singh was speaking at the sixth edition of Global Tech Summit, organised by MEA and think tank Carnegie India.

UGC wants colleges to churn out ‘global citizens’, frames course to teach diversity & peace

UGC has asked all higher education institutions to adopt the Global Citizenship Education curriculum framework devised by the regulator.

National Education Policy still lacks research and resources to reform Indian mindset

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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