Taliban ordered classes in Kabul University to resume, with a curtain of separation between men & women, based on pictures from local media on Sept 6. New Education policy suggests that students can study but, women (only allowed after being fully covered) are instructed to leave class five minutes before men to avoid mingling outside. "I felt terrible… read-more
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Following the announcement of the National Education Policy 2020, Karnataka becomes the first state in India to issue an order to implement the NEP 2020 on August 7, claims the state's Higher Education Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan. The policy will come into effect from the current academic year 2021-22. Meanwhile, the Karnataka government has decided to reopen educational institutions in a phased manner amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The NCERT has started to formulate the National Curriculum and Pedagogical Framework for Early Childhood care and education (NCPFECCE). Informing about the development, NCERT Director Sridhar Srivastava said that the framework is aimed at "the holistic development of the child". He added that the curriculum will be based on well-researched early childhood learning practices. Moreover, it will zoom in on play-way methods of learning including… read-more
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The new National Educational Policy aims at providing opportunities to youth in several sectors including space, atomic energy, and agriculture stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a webinar, the PM urged academicians to create the best content possible in every local language. Besides, he pointed out the importance of research and innovation for a country's growth. He added, "The Union Budget has broadened our efforts to link… read-more
The Karnataka government has nodded to the creation of Karnataka Education Commission (KEC) for implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 in the next 10 years. The recommendation for establishing the commission was given by a task force led by former chief secretary SV Ranganath. With this development, Karnataka became the first state to chalk out a roadmap for NEP. The commission will be headed by the CM.
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Maharashtra government has formed an eight-member committee to implement the 'mandatory Marathi education' for class 1 to 10. Earlier in June 2020, the government has passed an act to make Marathi a compulsory language across all mediums and boards. Reportedly, the rules will be implemented in a phased manner: introducing Marathi in two classes each year. However, for non-Marathi medium students, three language rule of the Centre will be… read-more
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Himachal Pradesh Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Commission (HPPEIRC) has asked private universities to submit the bio-data of Vice-chancellors, for verification. The move was taken after receiving complaints that some of the private varsities' VCs were over-aged, under-qualified, and inexperienced. The commission also directed the management to abide by norms related to appointment, infrastructure, staff salary, and fees. HPPEIRC… read-more
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Education Ministry initiated a two-day convention as a part of "Shiksha Parv", which was orated by PM Narendra Modi, on September 11. PM Modi spoke on "School Education in 21st century" under the National Education Policy 2020 via video conferencing. He emphasized on formulation of a national curriculum framework and implementation of a better education system. The new curriculum is set to be implemented from 2022.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 7 addressed the conference on National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 organised by the Ministry of Education. The PM said that the policy will bring out the real 'aspiration' of the students and 'empower' them to achieve successes. He also discussed the challenges and confusions surrounding the policy. "Steps are being taken to implement the new policy in a better and organised way," he assured. While… read-more
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a Congress Leader, advanced a proposal to PM Modi through a letter on August 8, urging him to include Bengali along with Sanskrit, Tamil, Telelgu, Kannada, Malayalam and Odia as a classical language in the Centre's new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on July 29. He sought… read-more
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