National Education Policy 2020 Current Affairs, GK & News

Varanasi Declaration on Higher Education

On July 7, 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the “Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samaham” in Varanasi. He will also announce development projects worth Rs 1,774 crore on the occasion. Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samaham The Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samaham will be held by Union Ministry of Education. It will be held at international cooperation and ..

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Draft Framework for Higher Education qualification

The University Grants Commission, UGC recently released the draft Framework for Higher Education qualification. It is a part of the National Education Policy 2020. All the higher education institutes in the country are to be brought under this new framework. Why the new framework? To facilitate transparency To create an internationally comparable framework To address ..

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National Steering Committee for implementation of the NIPUN Bharat Mission

On October 25, 2021, a National Steering Committee (NSC) has been formed to implement NIPUN Bharat Mission. NIPUN Bharat Mission NIPUN stands for “National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy”. This mission was launched by the “Department of School Education and Literacy” in July 2021. Mission was launched with the aim of ..

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Module to compile Out-of-school children’s data

Education ministry has developed an online module to compile data on out-of-school children. Ministry has also asked states and union territories to upload a quarterly progress report. About the Module Under this online module, data on out-of-school children should be mapped with special training centres (STCs) of Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. Compilation of these data set ..

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CBSE introduces Coding and Data Science

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in collaboration with Microsoft to introduce coding and data science in school curriculum. Key points Coding will be introduced for students of Class 6 to class 8 while data science will be introduced for Class 8 to class 12 as new skilling subjects. Both these courses will be introduced ..

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IIT Council sets up panels for autonomy

The IIT Council, which is the apex decision-making body of IITs. has set up four panels for autonomy on February 22, 2021. The panel will look after several issues ranging from funding to graded autonomy in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Highlights The panel has also decided to do the rationalisation of staff from ..

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