New Education Policy 2020 LIVE Updates: Education policy modified after 34 years| WATCH


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. Earlier on May 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reviewed the NEP- 2020, whose draft was prepared by a panel of experts led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Kasturirangan. The NEP 2020 aims at making “India a global knowledge superpower”.The new academic session will begin in September-October – the delay is due to the unprecedented coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak – and the government aims to introduce the policy before the new session kicks in

 

Check key points of the new education policy 2020 here:

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NEP 2020: Coding to be taught from class 6 onwards

Students of class 6 and onwards will be taught coding in schools as a part of 21st century skills, school education secretary said.

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NEP 2020: National Curricular and pedagogical framework to be developed by NCERT

A National Curricular and Pedagogical Framework for Early Childhood Care and Education (NCPFECCE) for children up to the age of 8 will be developed by NCERT, Anita karwal, school education secretary said

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NEP 2020: E-content in regional language

There will e- content in regional language apart from English and Hindi, said Khare. E courses to be in eight major languages not just English and Hindi

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NEP 2020: New Pedagogical and curricular structure

The extant 10+2 structure in school education will be modified with a new pedagogical and curricular restructuring of 5+3+3+4 covering ages 3-18. Currently, children in the age group of 3-6 are not covered in the 10+2 structure as Class 1 begins at age 6. In the new 5+3+3+4 structure, a strong base of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) from age 3 is also included.

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NEP 2020: Multiple entry and exit programme

We aims at 50% gross enrolment ratio by 2035. There will be multiple entry and exit options for those who wish to leave the course in the middle. Their credits will be transferred through Academic Bank of Credits, said Amit Khare, secretary of education minsitry.

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NEP 2020: PM approves to new policy for 21st century after 34 years: Javadekar

Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval to a new education policy for the 21st century. It is important, as for 34 years there were no changes in the education policy: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

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NEP 2020: Education Policy modified after over 30 years

After over 30 years this change has been brought, says Javadekar. The education policy was released in the year 1986

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Press conference to launch New Education Policy begins

Press conference to launch New Education Policy has begun. Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar and HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank are addressing the media

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NEP 2020: National Research Foundation (NRF) to be established

A National Research Foundation (NRF) will be established. The overarching goal of the NRF will be to enable a culture of research to permeate through universities. The NRF will be governed, independently of the government, by a rotating Board of Governors consisting of the very best researchers and innovators across fields.

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NEP 2020: National Committee for integration of vocation Education -Lok Vidya

Lok Vidya’, i.e., important vocational knowledge developed in India, will be made accessible to students. The education ministry, would constitute a National Committee for the Integration of Vocational Education (NCIVE)

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NEP 2020: Best universities to set up campuses in other countries

High performing Indian universities will be encouraged to set up campuses in other countries. Selected universities like those from among the top 100 universities in the world will be facilitated to operate in India.

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NEP 2020: MHRD and information broadcasting minister to launch shortly

Ministers of HRD and information and broadcasting will jointly launch the NEP 2020 shortly

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NEP 2020: International Students Office at each institution hosting foreign students

New Education Policy 2020 aims at promotion India as a global study destination providing premium education at affordable costs. An International Students Office at each institution hosting foreign students will be set up.

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New Education Policy 2020: Academic Bank to store credits

An Academic Bank of Credit (ABC) shall be established which would digitally store the academic credits earned

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NEP 2020: Undergraduate degree courses to have multiple exit options

The undergraduate degree courses will be of either 3 or 4- year duration, with multiple exit options. A certificate course after completing 1 year in a discipline or field, including vocational and professional areas, or a diploma after 2 years of study, or a Bachelor’s degree after a 3-year programme. The 4-year multidisciplinary Bachelor’s programme, however, shall be the preferred option.

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NEP 2020: IITs to become multidisciplinary institution, opening doors for humanities students

Even engineering institutions, such as IITs, will move towards more holistic and multidisciplinary education with more arts and humanities. Students of arts and humanities will aim to learn more science.

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NEP 2020: What is multidisciplinary institution

A university will mean a multidisciplinary institution that offers undergraduate and graduate programmes, with high quality teaching, research, and community engagement

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NEP 2020: One large multidisciplinary institution in or near every district by 2030

NEP aims at setting up at least one large multidisciplinary institution in or near every district by the year 2030.

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NEP 2020: All higher education institute to become multidisciplinary institutions

By 2040, all higher education institutions (HEIs) shall aim to become multidisciplinary institutions, each of which will aim to have 3,000 or more students

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NEP 2020: New academic session to begin in September- October

The new academic session will begin in September-October – the delay is due to the unprecedented coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak – and the government aims to introduce the policy before the new session begins.

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New Education Policy 2020 to bring major changes in country

New Education Policy will bring a slew of major changes including allowing top foreign universities to set up campuses to India, a greater proportion of students getting vocational education and a move towards institutes including IITs turning multi-disciplinary

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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 2020 at 4 pm today.



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