New Education Policy will be launched at 4 pm on Wednesday, July 29. Earlier, in the afternoon the Union cabinet approved the policy that aims to overhaul the country’s education system. Union Ministers for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Prakash Javadekar and Human Resource Development (HRD) and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, will make the announcement shortly on the NEP- 2020.
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- School complexes to be used for adult education courses after school hours.
- More focus on vocational studies in school- level.
- Pre- school section in Kendriya Vidyalayas.
- NCC wings in secondary and higher secondary schools under Ministry of Defence.
- Dedicated unit for digital and online learning.
- National Scholarship portal for SC, ST, OBC, SEDGs students to be expanded.
- Minimum qualification for teaching – 4 year integrated B.Ed degree.
- HECI- Common regulatory body for entire higher education.
- Various new provisions for children with disabilities.
- Education sector to get 6% of GDP, earlier it was 1.7%.
- Experiential learning in all stages.
- Content will focus on idea, application, problemsolving.
- New Education Policy 2020: Curriculum content to be reduced.
- NIOS, open schools to offer courses for grades 3,5 and 8.
- Nutrition and health cards, regular health check-ups for school students.
- National Mission on Foundation Literacy and Numeracy to be set up by MHRD.
- Early childhood care and education curriculum (ECCEC) to be carried out by MHRD, WCD, HFW, tribal affairs.
- Preparatory class Balavatika for children below the age of 5.
- Tech- based option for adult learning through apps, TV channels etc.
- Variable models for board exams – annual, semester, modular exams.
- NTA to offer common entrance exam.
- 360 degree holistic report card for students.
- Importance of board exam to be reduced, exam can be conducted twice a year.
- Coding to be taught from class 6 onwards.
- National Curricular and pedagogical framework to be developed by NCERT.
- Financial Autonomy to be given to 45K affiliated colleges.
- E-content in regional language.
- New Pedagogical and curricular structure.
- Multiple entry and exit programme.
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- Education Policy modified after over 30 years.
- Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation (IITI) proposed
- National Committee for integration of vocation Education -Lok Vidya
- Best universities to set up campuses in other countries.
- International Students Office at each institution hosting foreign students.
- Bag- less days encouraged.
- Three language learned by children will the choice of state, regions and students.
- Medium of instruction will be the local/ regional language.
- Indian Sign Language to be standardised across the country.
- No hard separation of streams for students.
- Undergraduate degree courses to have multiple exit options.
- IITs to become multidisciplinary institution, opening doors for humanities students.
- New academic session to begin in September- October.
- New Education Policy 2020 to bring major changes in country.
New Education Policy releasing today at 4 pm
Union Ministers for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Prakash Javadekar and Human Resource Development (HRD) and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will release the New Education Policy 29 July 2020 at 4 pm.