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EXCLUSIVE: National Education Policy will be finalised soon, says HRD minister

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2019, which aims to completely reform the education sector in India, will be finalised soon. In an exclusive interaction with Moneycontrol on the sidelines of the 57th convocation at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), said that they have engaged in deliberations over the ... Read More »

Draft National Education Policy needs relook, say science academies

‘Outdated syllabi, dismal infrastructure, poorly trained teachers among major issues affecting school education’ The draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019 may contain some well-conceived suggestions, but on the whole it has many drastic recommendations that would damage, rather than improve, the entire fabric of education system, said top scientific bodies in the country. In a document released early this week, ... Read More »

Policy | Is the State literate about education in India?

The 100-day action planenunciated by the MHRD in the realm of education after the results of the general elections is a welcome sign. However, with the release of the Draft National Education Policy 2019, the State seems to have shot itself in the foot as regards the three-language formula wherein learning of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking regions (read the southern states) ... Read More »

Draft education policy to undergo two rounds of review before approval

New Delhi: Draft education policy report will undergo at least two rounds of review before it becomes a policy and no language will be imposed on schools in any state, the Centre clarified as opposition against indication of the draft favouring learning of Hindi gets louder in southern states. “This is a draft Policy submitted by the Committee and is placed for views ... Read More »

Theresa May is channelling Basil Fawlty with her education policy

John Cleese as Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers BBC comedy. Photograph: BBC View more sharing options Shares 496 Comments 263 Contact author @LolaOkolosie Tuesday 30 May 2017 10.55 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 31 May 2017 16.18 BST Abreakfast for every primary pupil that costs an unappetising 6.8p per mealis not the stuff of teachers’ dreams. Rather, it’s another example of the sheer ... Read More »

Labour Party’s policy on schools giving shadow education secretary Angela Rayner ‘sleepless nights’

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has had sleepless nights over the Labour Party’s education policies CREDIT: PA WIRE The Labour Party lacks coherent policies on education, the Shadow Secretary has admitted, as she revealed that she has suffered “sleepless nights” worrying about it since her appointment to the shadow cabinet last July. Angela Rayner MP, a staunch supporter of Jeremy ... Read More »