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NEP New Education Policy 2020-2021
Hello Guys! here we have uploaded the NEP New Education Policy 2020-2021 PDF for you. In this PDF you can read about the education system of India such as rules, guidelines, courses, education system etc. In this post, you can read the new education policy 2021 highlights, school education and higher education major changes, features and benefits of new policy.
Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Education Minister has said NEP New Education Policy 2021 is based on the concept of equity, quality and accessibility. The new education policy will be the foundation of new India.
Objectives of New Education Policy 2021
- Generalization from Early childhood care and education (ECCE) to Secondary Education, aligning with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG )- 4
- Achieve Foundational learning & numeracy skills through National Mission
- Attain 100% Gross Enrollment Ratio in Preschool to Secondary Level.
- Prepare all teachers for assessment reforms.
- Impartial and Inclusive education system.
- Board Exams to examine key concepts and application of knowledge.
- Students will achieve at least one skill before coming out of school.
- Same standards of learning for students in both public & private schools.
- School students will have 10 bag-less days in which they will be taught a vocational course of their choice (informal internship.)
NEP New Education Policy 2021 Highlights
Outcomes of NEP 2020
|* Universalisation from ECCE to Secondary Education by 2030, aligning with SDG4
* Attaining Foundational Learning & Numeracy Skills through National Mission by 2025
* 100% GER in Pre-School to Secondary Level by 2030
* Teachers to be prepared for assessment reforms by 2023
* Inclusive & Equitable Education System by 2030
* Board Exams to test core concepts and application of knowledge
* Every Child will come out of School adept in at least one Skill
* Common Standards of Learning in Public & Private Schools
Major Reforms: School Education
|* New National Curriculum Framework for ECE, School, Teachers and Adult Education
* Board Examination will be Low Stakes, Based on Knowledge Application
* Medium of Instruction till at least Grade 5, and preferably till Grade 8 and beyond in Home Language/ Mother tongue/ Regional Language
* 360 degree Holistic Progress Card of Child
* Tracking Student Progress for Achieving Learning Outcomes
* National assessment center – PARAKH
* NTA to offer Common Entrance Exam for Admission TO HEIs
* National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST)
* Book Promotion Policy and Digital Libraries
* Transparent online self-disclosure for public oversight and accountability
* Universalization of Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE)
* National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy
* 5+3+3+4 Curricular and Pedagogical Structure
* Curriculum to integrate 21st Century Skills, Mathematical Thinking and Scientific temper
* No Rigid Separation between Arts & Sciences, between Curricular and extra-Curricular activities, between Vocational and Academic streams
* Education of Gifted Children
* Gender Inclusion Fund
* KGBVs upto Grade 12
* Reduction in Curriculum to Core Concepts
* Vocational integration from Class 6 onwards
Use of Technology
|* Us of Technology in
* Education Planning
* Teaching Learning & Assessment
* Administration & Management
* Regulation- Self Disclosure & Minimum Human Interface
* Increasing Access for Disadvantaged Groups
* Divyang Friendly Education Software
* e-Content in Regional Language
* Virtual Labs
* National Educational Technology Forum (NETF)
* Digitally Equipping Schools, Teachers and Students* Graded Autonomy: Academic, Administrative & Financial
* Phasing out Affiliation System in 15 years
* National Mission on Mentoring
* Independent Board of Governors (BoG)
* Single Regulator for Higher Education (excluding Legal and Medical)
* On-line Self Disclosure based Transparent System for Approvals in place of ‘Inspections’
* Common Norms for Public and Private HEIs
* Private Philanthropic Partnership
* Fee fixation within Board Regulatory Framework
* Public Investment in Education Sector to reach 6% of GDP at the earliest
Major Reforms: Higher Education
|* 50% Gross Enrolment Ration by 2035
* Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education- Flexibility of Subjects
* Multiple Entry/Exit
* UG Programme – 3 or 4 years
* PG program – 1 or 2 years
* Integrated 5 year bachelor’s/Master’s
* M Phil to be discontinued
* Credit Transfer and Academic Bank of Credits
* HEIs: Research Intensive/ Teaching Intensive Universities and Autonomous Degree-Granting College
*Model Multidisciplinary Education and Research University (MERU)
* The present Education Policy was adopted in 1986 which have been continued till date that is for last 34 years
* The country got the education policy after 34 years
* The Union Cabinet, chaired by the PM himself, has approved the Draft of National Education Policy today morning.
* The Cabinet has also accepted the proposal of changing name of MHRD to the Education Ministry.
* The vision of creating an education system that contributes directly to transforming the country, providing high-quality education to all, and making India a global knowledge superpower.
Evolution of Education Policy
|* University Education Commission (1948-49)
* Secondary Education Commission (1952-53)
* Education Commission (1964-66) under Dr. D. S. Kothari
* National Policy on Education, 1968
* 42nd Constitutional Amendment, 1976- Education in Concurrent List
* National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986
* NPE 1986 Modified in 1992 (Programme of Action, 1992)
* T.S.R. Subramaniam Committee Report (May 27, 2016)
* Dr. K. Kasturirangan Committee Report (May 31, 2019)
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