Peace at the heart of education

Synopsis: Pandemic has increased the social divisions. To overcome social divisions and promote peace, India should promote education. Introduction On October 2, everyone gathers to celebrate the ideals of peace by marking the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. The day presents an opportunity to explore the causes of violence and reassert a commitment to building a… Continue reading Peace at the heart of education

Empathy through Education

Synopsis: Social and Emotional Learning is not fluff; it is an important goal in education. Introduction The article highlights the importance of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) as an important tool of education. India’s recent National Education Policy also highlights its importance in children’s development. What is SEL? It forms the foundation of human development, for… Continue reading Empathy through Education

A language ladder for an education roadblock

Source: The Hindu Relevance: This article explains the advantages, challenges, and suggestions in promoting learning in the mother tongue. Synopsis Learning in the mother tongue has to be promoted in India. Introduction: Recently, 14 engineering colleges across eight States decided to offer courses in regional languages in select branches from the new academic year. Similarly, the… Continue reading A language ladder for an education roadblock

One year of National Education Policy – Explained, pointwise

Introduction The launch of the National Education Policy 2020 marked remarkable progress in the area of education and learning. India has completed one year into the National Education Policy. The pandemic has slowed the progress of NEP. The NEP is essentially about learning through observation, listening, exploring, experimenting, and asking questions. All of these are… Continue reading One year of National Education Policy – Explained, pointwise

The vision of the National Education Policy must be served by its implementation

Source: The Indian Express Relevance: National Education Policy (NEP) has to learn from public policy challenges for transforming education in India. Synopsis: To successfully implement the National Education Policy (NEP), India needs to learn from public policy challenges About the National Education Policy: On July 29 last year, the Government of India (GoI) announced the National Education… Continue reading The vision of the National Education Policy must be served by its implementation

Cabinet approves New National Education Policy

News: The Union Cabinet has approved the New National Education Policy(NEP). Facts: Aim: To create an education system that contributes directly to transforming the country, providing high-quality education to all, and making India a global knowledge superpower. Key Highlights: Public Spending: To increase public spending on education to nearly 6% of gross domestic product (GDP)… Continue reading Cabinet approves New National Education Policy