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Higher education in mother tongue is likely to be a part of the New Education Policy, which seeks to overhaul India’s education system.
If India wants a $5-trillion economy by 2024, then it must have a knowledge economy. That’s where the draft National Education Policy document enters.
The draft NEP 2019 had a section titled ‘Towards a More Liberal Education’. The latest version has replaced the word ‘liberal’ with ‘holistic’.
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Rashtriya Shiksha Ayog was proposed in National Education Policy draft as an apex body for education that would replace Central Advisory Board of Education.
The final version of New Education Policy document says the liberal arts institutes will be called Multidisciplinary Education and Research Universities or MERUs.
Concerns over PM leading proposed National Education Commission and lessons in charity are among other suggestions received by HRD ministry.
The draft NEP doesn’t even mention students with intellectual disabilities, let alone create a framework for their education.
RSS affiliate Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas doesn’t want sex education to be mandatory for all students. Instead, it is advocating need-based counselling.
Redesigned curriculum, part of the draft national education policy, will include workbooks, practicals and a 3-month preparation module before students enter Class 1.
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