ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Regressive Syllabus Redesign

The CBSE’s slashing of its curriculum is an example of unconcern with how it affects the quality of learning.

Krishna Kumar writes:

When the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced major cuts in the syllabus of all subjects recently, it was scratching an old systemic scab. Underneath the scab lies a short history of the turf war between curriculum designers and exam organisers at the national level. Public response to the cuts was along the expected lines. Voices used to ringing the alarm bell cried, “Hey, they are at it once again!” To this familiar cry, the quick official response was the denial of any political motive.

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Updated On : 24th Jul, 2020

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