We are organizing an online policy awareness and deliberation session on the subject of Need for Access and Quality in India’s Education Policies. Date: 21st August 2020 Timings: 7:00 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Event Portal: Zoom The National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 has been hailed for its reformative approach to Read more…
By Parvathy Ramesh, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
India-centred, sustainable, equitable, vibrant, and high-quality – these are the keywords used to describe the vision of the draft National Education Policy (NEP) in a report submitted on May 31, 2019. Chaired by Dr. K. Kasturirangan, the Committee for Draft National Education Policy proposes several reformations in the present educational structure, regulation, and governance, keeping in mind Indian traditions and values while being aware of the goals of the education sector in the 21st century. The policy correctly mentions that education should be viewed as a public good, and not as a commodity to be consumed, and goes on to recommend new policies in several key areas: (more…)
Using the case study of Almora in Uttarakhand, this Working Document addresses the following issues: (more…)