Friday, July 12, 2024

Topic: NEP

Siddaramaiah govt yet to firm up education policy. ‘Disparity in 3- or 4-yr courses is confusing'

Unlike 3-yr course, 4-yr duration puts students from disadvantaged groups at a loss, Congress govt contends. Policy for Karnataka was announced in August 2023 to replace NEP.

‘Board exams twice a year,’ announces Centre as it unveils new education policy framework

The education ministry also said students of Classes 11 and 12 need to study two languages of which at least one should be Indian.

Playful primary learning with ‘Indian values' in NCERT’s new textbooks for class 1 & 2

Rhymes like ‘Chanda mama door ke’, ‘Murga bole kukdu ku’ are among the new additions. Kids in stories & poems greet each other with ‘namaste’, ‘shubh ratri’ and ‘suprabhat’.

Modi's day in DU: Metro ride, memories & chats with students — ‘like being among my own'

PM visited Delhi University as chief guest for closing ceremony of its centenary celebrations. He lauded the new 4-yr undergraduate programme & laid foundation stones for a few projects.

Subscriber Writes: NEP & moving forward with education today

Various skill bridge institutes will end up pairing with NEP accredited institutes to provide credits for courses completed by an individual over a large time window.

Modi govt tells states & districts to ensure kids aged 3-8 are enrolled in schools, proposes 5-point plan

Education ministry letter sent under govt initiative to promote reading proficiency with understanding & numeracy chalks role of stakeholders at national, state, district, school & parental levels.

Earn while you learn, bridge courses — UGC's new proposals to help disadvantaged students

Higher education regulator has released draft guidelines to make universities and colleges ‘more inclusive, equitable, and sensitive to Socio–Economically Disadvantaged Groups’.

Tales of forgotten war heroes, mother tongue push & reducing maths phobia — what NCF draft brings for students

Suggestions made by expert panel in National Curriculum Framework draft follows pattern of National Education Policy which aims for paradigm shift in education.

New school textbooks from 2024-25 as govt set to release fresh curricular norms for all levels under NEP

National Curriculum Framework, a set of curricular guidelines, is key component of new NEP. Books will be printed in 22 languages apart from English.

On Camera

Ghee snacks no longer uncool for Delhi. Chole Bhature wins over burgers and pizza

Remember when the West turned up its nose at desi ghee, branding it a cholesterol nightmare? Well, today, it's the darling of Kourtney Kardashian.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.