New Delhi, August 7
The core goal of the brand new National Education Policy (NEP), which has given freedom for amalgamation of various ideas, could be translated into motion by the National Curriculum Framework, CBSE director mentioned on Friday.
The CBSE director, Biswajit Saha, made the feedback throughout an e-conclave on the brand new NEP organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
“The core objective of the policy will be translated into action through the National Curriculum Framework (NCF), which needs a more participatory approach. The policy has given freedom for amalgamation of different concepts and multidisciplinary approach. The NCF will give a roadmap for implementation of reforms laid down in the policy,” he mentioned.
Saha mentioned the coaching required for competency-based training and studying outcomes might be achieved with progressive participation of stakeholders.
“There could be a debate about the training required for competency-based education and learning outcomes but once we have decided we want to do it, it can be achieved with progressive participation of stakeholders. It is a forward-looking policy,” the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) director mentioned.
He mentioned the coverage was within the course for energising the younger inhabitants and reframe the nationwide curriculum.
“The policy talks about how early intervention will increase participation in vocational education in school and higher education. The policy is in the direction for energising the young population and reframe the national curriculum giving transformation and implementable action plan in school and higher education,” Saha mentioned.
“The core objective of imparting education is getting transformative in the coming times and intended to increase industry participation. The policy is giving a wider spectrum of opportunities to the student, allowing them to think for different avenues so that they can experience and decide the new focus areas,” he added.
Aarti Srivastava, Department of Higher and Professional Education, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), mentioned greater training was the engine for development and propels all different sectors.
“The education policy needs to meet future demands by rejuvenating and liberating the approach. There is a paradigm shift in the structure of education and setting up a higher education committee in India is in the pipeline. This will be substituting the other councils of higher education,” she mentioned.
“Research is an important part of a student’s life and we are catering the same through the education system that will help to enhance critical thinking in the students,” Srivastava added.
Jagdish Chand Chaudhary, CMD, Aakash Educational Services Limited, mentioned there was a necessity for inculcating training at dwelling for making India brighter and empowering rural areas and villages.
“The heroes in our education system are the teachers and we need to train them so that they can establish the new education policy,” he mentioned.
The NEP accepted by the Union Cabinet replaces the 34-year-old National Policy on Education framed in 1986 and is aimed toward paving the best way for transformational reforms in class and better training techniques to make India a world data superpower.
The alternative between three or four-year undergraduate programs, a number of entry and exit choices in diploma programs, including 3.5 crore seats in greater training establishments, which is able to now have a single regulator, discontinuation of MPhil programmes and fixation of charges are among the many greater training reforms outlined within the new NEP.
DK Aggarwal, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, mentioned the brand new training coverage focuses on universalisation of training from pre-school to secondary degree and introducing new topics to step up within the international world.
“There is a reduction of curriculum and to propagate learning interactively based on practical learning. The focus is on the practice of concepts and making education more flexible, practical, learning and diversified,” he mentioned. PTI