"Comparing the performance of a child with her/his previous performance, instead of comparing it with that of her/his peers, can be used to identify her/his learning and developmental needs (and) to provide the required support without any humiliation," the guidelines said
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.
NCERT has made roughly 1,334 changes, which include additions, correction and data update, in its 182 textbooks for classes 1 to 12. Of these, the maximum changes (573) have been made to science books, followed by social science (316) and Sanskrit textbooks (163).
The NCERT has made 1,334 changes, which include additions, corrections and data update, in its 182 textbooks. Of these, the maximum changes (573) have been made to Science books, followed by Social Science (316) and Sanskrit textbooks (163).
The NCERT had last year announced that it will, for the first time, recommend a curriculum for children in nursery classes, envisioning a plan under which there would not be any textbooks and the focus would be on classroom activities.