Starting from as basic as the difference between sex and gender, the online course is expected to train people in detecting gender stereotypes and change the teaching curriculum and pedagogy to be more gender-inclusive.
The move comes following a study, conducted by medical students of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) in Wardha, indicated absence of adequate school education to raise awareness on child sexual abuse.
The Ministry Human Resource Development (MHRD) is planning to ensure NCERT books are available as an option to students of all public and private schools, to help them buy textbooks at a cheaper price. According to Anil Swarup, Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy (MHRD), book orders would be sought from public and private […]
"If you consider the performance of students of Kendriya Vidayalaya and Navodaya schools where 100 per cent of books are NCERT publications, the performance percentage of these institutions is much bettter than other institutions," Anil Swarup said