Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
TopicNEP 2020

Topic: NEP 2020

NEP ticks right boxes for child education framework. But change needed from teachers, parents too

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Panchtantra tales, toys, no books till age 6: How Modi govt wants 3-8 yr olds to learn in school

The Ministry of Education released the National Curriculum Framework for foundational stage Thursday. The 360-page document has received a mixed response from educationists

These 4 initiatives can make education more accessible in India

India is the largest market for online education after US. With policies like the NEP 2020 and over 5,000 EdTech start-ups, it has scope for digital transformation.

Revamped, more ‘Indian’ syllabus likely for school students from 2023-24

The central government is likely to roll out new National Curriculum Framework, the document used as a blueprint when designing school syllabi, as early as February next year.

Modi govt schemes, Fundamental Duties & Yoga: What DU’s new Value Added Courses will look like 

DU’s executive council approved a list of VACs to be introduced this academic year.  The list however has been met with criticism — mainly that it doesn’t promote employability. 

NEP’s next phase: Encouraging students to work on start-ups, push for ‘Bharatiya Games’

The School Innovation Scheme is among a host of new initiatives launched by the government Friday as part of the next phase of NEP implementation.

Mining courses in Tanzania, energy systems in Nepal — IITs see interest in offshore campuses

Offshore campuses are part of the central government’s plan to ‘internationalise’ education as discussed in the new National Education Policy 2020.

China has 20-year edge but NEP can help India improve education quality — UN University paper

Paper — published by UN University’s World Institute for Development Economics & Research — authored by duo from University of California San Diego & University of Illinois, Chicago.

To learn ‘best practices’, govt curriculum panel meets Ramakrishna Mission, Alim Madrasah, others

Central govt committee set up last year to develop new blueprint for school syllabi across the country is also consulting NGOs, corporates, teachers, parents & others.

Haryana, Karnataka, Gujarat — BJP states make school textbook changes & reignite old debate

Political players defend decisions to tweak textbooks as a response to rivals' attempts to manipulate the narrative. But historians and academic experts say it's a dangerous trend.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.