National Education Policy Nep
India  /  Published 08.09.20

‘Mirror’ books in Andhra Pradesh for English shift

Many school textbooks in Andhra Pradesh are now being printed with their first page on the left side, breaking with publishing tradition. These books will have one page in Telugu and the facing page ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.09.20

CM: NEP silent on tribals

Chief minister Hemant Soren expressed the fear that National Education Policy (NEP), if implemented in its current form, may not offer a level playing failed to many deserving candidates from poor bac...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.09.20

NEP: PM call to implement

The new National Education Policy (NEP) policy focuses on learning instead of studying and goes beyond curriculum to focus on critical thinking, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday asserting t...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.09.20

Unseen riches: Notes on Teachers' Day

The terrifying mathematics teacher is now a figure of myth. So are numerous others, whether it is the guru in the pathshala who nods off cane in hand while the pupils struggle with...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

Many Flavours: Parochial imposition of Hindi

One of the most crucial aspects about the study of language is, perhaps, the ability to read between the lines. This skill would come in handy while deciphering the recent comments made by the Union e...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

Learning cooperation: Covid and 'basic education'

In his magnificent and deeply moving essay, “What the Great Pandemic Novels Teach Us”, published in The New York Times exactly a month after Lockdown 1.0 was imposed in India, Or...
By Samantak Das

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.20

Recover memory: The sadness of anniversaries

Anniversaries tend to get repetitive and nagging in their emptiness. Independence Day, in particular, becomes problematic as both past and future look ambiguous. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru lo...
By Shiv Visvanathan

India  /  Published 18.08.20

One college test from next year

A national-level entrance test for admission into undergraduate courses in universities will be rolled out from the next academic session and the varsities will have freedom to admit students on basis...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.20

Stifling embrace: NEP 2020 and over-centralization

The new education policy comes cloaked in pious platitudes and ostensibly progressive pronouncements. It is only by peeling away the layers of obfuscation that we get a clear insight into the ways in ...
By Sugata Bose

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.20

Lost Paths: NEP 2020 & institutional autonomy

The middle path is a comfortable idea; the comfort depends on the subject to which it relates. The prime minister has marked a ‘middle path’ between government control and the sense of ent...
By The Editorial Board


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