Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the National Education Policy 2020 has been framed keeping in mind the aspirations of the youth of 21st Century of our nation.
While addressing college students taking part in the Smart India Hackathon 2020, Prime Minister said, “National Education Policy 2020 announced recently has been framed keeping in mind the aspirations of the youth of 21st Century of our country. India’s National Education Policy is about the spirit, which reflects that we are shifting from the burden of the school bag, which does not last beyond school, to the boon of learning which helps for life, from simply memorising to critical thinking.”
Prime Minister Modi said the coverage emphasises on the interdisciplinary examine.
“This concept has been gaining popularity. And, rightly so. One size does not fit all. One subject does not define who you are. This will ensure the focus is on what the student wants to learn, rather than what the student is expected to do by society. Inter-disciplinary studies give you control. In the process, it also makes you flexible,” he said.
Prime Minister said the coverage will make sure that the languages of India will progress.
“The languages of India will progress and develop further due to the changes brought in the education policy. This will not only increase India’s knowledge but will also increase its unity,” he said.
Prime Minister Modi additional said the NEP will increase entry to education ranging from main education.
“In higher education, the aim is to increase Gross Enrolment Ratio to 50 per cent by 2035,” he said.
Prime Minister Modi additional said efforts are being made to vary outdated education system strategy via the brand new education coverage and the sooner shortcomings are being eliminated.
“There is now a systemic reform in India’s education system, an attempt to change both the intent and content of education,” he said.
The main reforms in faculty education introduced by NEP 2020 embrace universalisation of Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), nationwide mission to give attention to fundamental literacy and fundamental numeracy, no inflexible separation between arts and sciences streams and elimination of separation between vocational and tutorial and curricular and extra-curricular.