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Draft National Education Policy on School Education

The broad recommendations related to school education in the draft National Education Policy is outlined below: Early childhood care and education Attributing a major part of learning crisis wherein children in primary school fail to attain basic math and reading skills to a tragic deficiency in early childhood care and education (ECCE) of children in ..

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Three-Language Formula and its Origin

The three-language formula was again at the centre of controversy after the release of the draft National Education Policy. What is the three-language formula? The teaching of Hindi was part of a long-standing system across the country. But it was crystallised into policy only in the National Policy on Education, 1968. The National Policy on ..

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Mandatory Hindi Provision Removed from the Draft Education Policy

After facing severe backlash especially from southern India, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has removed the clause from the draft national education policy (NEP) which made Hindi teaching mandatory in all schools. What did the Draft NEP Propose? Students who wish to change one of the three languages they are studying in Grade 6 ..

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Action plan to boost Higher Education

The Ministry of Human Resource Development is planning to launch an ambitious Rs 1.5 lakh crore action plan to improve the quality and accessibility of higher education over the next five years. The action plan named Project Equip is described as the implementation plan for the National Education Policy which is expected to be released shortly. ..

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ASER Report 2018

The Annual Status of Education, ASER report by the NGO Pratham which measures the learning outcomes has been released. The report was based on an annual household survey which covered 5.46 lakh children in 596 rural districts across the country. Findings of the ASER 2018 Survey The important findings from the ASER 2018 survey are: ..

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