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PM Modi chairs high-level meeting to review progress in implementation of National Education Policy
India

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting to review progress in implementation of National Education Policy

Prime Minister Modi observed that the implementation of NEP 2020 in the two years since its launch has seen many initiatives being unrolled to achieve the objectives of access, equity, inclusivity and quality, as laid down under the policy

If NEP is guiding philosophy, then NCF is pathway: Dharmendra Pradhan
India

If NEP is guiding philosophy, then NCF is pathway: Dharmendra Pradhan

He said that National Education Policy 2020 is the 'Philosophy', National Curriculum Framework is the 'Pathway' and the mandate document released today is the 'Constitution' to champion the changing demands of the 21st century and positively impact the future

Education minister to launch 'mandate document' of National Curriculum Framework today
India

Education minister to launch 'mandate document' of National Curriculum Framework today

The National Education Policy 2020 recommended the development of NCF in four areas — school education, early childhood care and education, teacher education and adult education

Explained: The minimum age criteria for Kendriya Vidyalayas and what the court has said
India

Explained: The minimum age criteria for Kendriya Vidyalayas and what the court has said

The KVS' decision to raise the age of admission from five to six years for class 1 admissions was challenged by parents in the Delhi High Court and later, the Supreme Court

For string ties, American youth need to understand India: EAM S Jaishankar to Howard students
World

For string ties, American youth need to understand India: EAM S Jaishankar to Howard students

S Jaishankar said, 'The 4.4 million Indian diaspora has literally defined our image in this society and helped forge relationships that are an enormous source of strength for us in our work'

Explained: Four-year undergraduate courses, faster PhDs, and other changes in India's higher education
India

Explained: Four-year undergraduate courses, faster PhDs, and other changes in India's higher education

The University Grants Commission has revised rules to bring about major changes in undergraduate and PhD programmes offered across the country. Here’s how they will benefit students

Delhi University executive council okays UG Curriculum Framework for 2022-23 academic session
India

Delhi University executive council okays UG Curriculum Framework for 2022-23 academic session

The UGCF includes two features of the National Education Policy – the multidisciplinary approach and the multiple entry and exit scheme

How DU may change the grammar of higher education in India with its new admission and curriculum framework
India

How DU may change the grammar of higher education in India with its new admission and curriculum framework

Delhi University has released a draft undergraduate curriculum framework which has been formulated to orient its undergraduate programmes towards the ethos of NEP-2020

How DU’s Undergraduate Curriculum Framework will help India’s higher education keep up with international standards
India

How DU’s Undergraduate Curriculum Framework will help India’s higher education keep up with international standards

The highlight of DU’s Undergraduate Curriculum Framework is student centricity. Till now, in the higher education framework, while structuring the curriculum framework, not much attention was given to the special situation or needs of the students

JNU to conduct admissions through CUCET from 2022-23; teachers and students' unions oppose
India

JNU to conduct admissions through CUCET from 2022-23; teachers and students' unions oppose

The decision of the council was taken in accordance with its earlier decision on 22 March last year, which was its 157th meeting

As India readies for CUCET, here’s what we should do to make it work well
India

As India readies for CUCET, here’s what we should do to make it work well

The CUCET would be conducted from the year 2022-23 by the National Testing Agency as specified in para 4.42 of NEP 2020, which recommends a common entrance test for higher educational institutions

K Kasturirangan, NEP drafting committee chair and ex-ISRO chief, to develop new curriculum for schools
India

K Kasturirangan, NEP drafting committee chair and ex-ISRO chief, to develop new curriculum for schools

The committee will develop four NCFs for school education, early childhood care and education, teacher education and adult education

Why India’s schoolchildren need to learn philosophy in classrooms
India

Why India’s schoolchildren need to learn philosophy in classrooms

If children are the software of the future, modern India has much smart coding to do and introducing philosophy in schools should be one of the starting points

Time to end caste system and fix Duryodhan’s thigh of Indian civilisation
India

Time to end caste system and fix Duryodhan’s thigh of Indian civilisation

Hindu social and spiritual leaders need to come together to convince people against the caste system

Delhi University approves implementation of NEP from 2022-23 session
India

Delhi University approves implementation of NEP from 2022-23 session

The implementation of the NEP and four-year undergraduate programme were approved by the Standing Committee on Academic Matters and the Academic Council last week.

Delhi University academic council drops Mahasweta Devi's 'Draupadi' from English (Hons) curriculum
India

Delhi University academic council drops Mahasweta Devi's 'Draupadi' from English (Hons) curriculum

Two Dalit authors Bama and Sukirtharani have also been removed “arbitrarily” by the council, according to an AC member

States must pick up the gauntlet on National Education Policy for it to be effective
India

States must pick up the gauntlet on National Education Policy for it to be effective

If the states, along with the Centre, can iron out the difficulties of the 2020 policy, students will benefit and India will truly realise its demographic dividend

Sainik Schools to now admit girl cadets, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech
India

Sainik Schools to now admit girl cadets, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech

During his Independence Day speech Sunday from the ramparts of Red Fort, the prime minister said that two-and-a-half years ago, the maiden experiment of admitting girls in Sainik schools was carried out in Mizoram.

India's NEP is a voluminous document but it needs lateral hires in Ministries of Education and Skill to succeed in reality
India

India's NEP is a voluminous document but it needs lateral hires in Ministries of Education and Skill to succeed in reality

NEP’s implementation has been slowed by an administrative leadership that is comfortable with the status quo and does not want its gravy train to stop

PM's address on NEP anniversary: Narendra Modi launches Academic Bank of Credit, says engineering courses to be taught in regional languages
India

PM's address on NEP anniversary: Narendra Modi launches Academic Bank of Credit, says engineering courses to be taught in regional languages

The prime minister said that the DIKSHA portal (government's e-learning platform) sees 5 core hits a day and has registered over 23 crore hits in the past one year of pandemic