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National Education Policy, 2020

The National Education Policy, approved by the union cabinet on 29 July 2020, is the third education policy document of the country, coming after a gap of 34 years since the last one. This article is a brief commentary on some of the relevant concerns around the question of provisioning for good quality universal education, equitable access to education, and the increasing push to wards privatisation.

In the Wilderness

The new National Education Policy creates problems at all levels of education.

National Curriculum Framework and Its Values

In spite of the NCERT's proposed claims that its new curriculum framework with its far-reaching changes has incorporated the suggestions of academicians and teachers, it is unlikely that parents, who along with teachers form the silent and invisible stakeholders in the education process, have been consulted. This essay by a parent makes a forceful argument that education must continue to uphold those values that serve as a prerequisite for society's progress and the inherent conflict these values have with the proposed new framework.
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