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New education policy


Decision to allow students to pursue two degrees is welcome

April 14, 2022 10:12 am

A growing body of literature attests to the explosion of aspirations after the liberalisation of the economy but the country's educational institutions have struggled to do justice to the pedagogical needs precipitated by the far-reaching transformations.

‘Digitisation and re-skilling are key tools in empowering women, creating new booming sectors’

February 17, 2022 4:26 am

The online session was titled “Gender-responsive economic recovery and bouncing back better.” Chandrasekhar added that his government was directing its skill programmes and the New Education Policy to ensure more and more women participate in hitherto untapped areas.

Budget: Combating loss in education a priority, but digital learning outlay sees a dip

February 02, 2022 4:57 am

🔴 While it went up from Rs 93,224 crore (budget estimate) in 2021-22 to Rs 1.04 lakh crore, as announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, the increase does not appear as substantial when seen against Rs 99,311 crore earmarked in 2020-21.

AP gives a try to subject-wise teachers for primary schools

January 07, 2022 1:54 am

The new system of having subject-wise teachers, officials said, is in line with the New Education Policy (NEP) and schools will be mapped to implement the pilot.

Exercise freedom of expression with decency of language, discipline of words: V-P Venkaiah Naidu

January 04, 2022 8:10 pm

He also said that it is expected from civilised society that its language is gentle, cultured and creative.

‘Mandate group’ to help rework syllabus as per NEP

December 15, 2021 7:38 am

🔴 It is learnt that the decision to set up the six-member group was taken by the 12-member National Steering Committee, headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, on December 9.

We should Indianise education, teach values of Rishis, Maharishis, sages: Venkaiah Naidu

October 29, 2021 7:52 am

Naidu said that the National Education Policy’s focus on promoting education in the mother tongue would help children understand subjects better.

No anganwadi or education centre to be closed, no employee to be laid off; Andhra CM reviews ‘Nadu-Nedu’ progress

June 18, 2021 3:46 pm

Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting on the progress of 'Nadu-Nedu' works in schools and Anganwadi centres and said that the reforms are also in tune with the National Education Policy.

JUTA and ABUTA against the blended learning method by UGC

June 07, 2021 5:07 pm

The digital divide among students is starkly visible across gender, caste, religion, region, and income. Against this backdrop, JUTA strongly feels that the mechanical imposition of a blended model of education on such diversely different stakeholders of higher education is unscientific, iniquitous, and undemocratic.

University cannot surrender its role as a site of dissent and questioning

April 19, 2021 9:02 am

The depoliticised classroom is an oxymoron, more so as “critical thinking” increasingly becomes the accepted imprimatur of academic credentials.