There Have Been Major Changes In The Education System Of India.
The government of India has introduced various policies over the years in order to promote education and skill development. Private Institutions can take ideas from these policies and incorporate them for more profits.
Here are some of the integral policies related to education that was introduced recently.
The Union HRD minister, Prakash Javadekar proclaimed the benefits of digital payment by introducing cashless payment across the centrally-aided institutions.
No Detention Policy
The HRD Ministry revised the old policy for all the students from class 5th to 8th that allowed them to get promoted to next class. Now, under the new policy, it is mandatory to clear all the examinations so as to get into the next class.
Male Students can also file for sexual harassment
There has been a significant increase in cases of sexual harassment against male students. UGC passed new regulations, under which male students can now file sexual harassment cases.
Compulsory Gender Education
The government of Telangana made gender education compulsory at graduation level. It became the first Indian state to do so and has also introduced a bilingual textbook.
Directed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), all ICSE and ISC schools will now have compulsory yoga classes.
Free Higher Education for special students
Guwahati government has announced a scheme of free education to these students from Class 9 till the university level in all government-run institutes of higher education.
No homework for students of class 1st and 2nd
No homework may soon become reality. The minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Prakash Javade hinted at removing homework for students of class 1st and 2nd.
New Education policy for girls
The government is planning to put in place a "modern education policy”. The focus of the new education policy (NEP) will be on girls’ education. It’s planning to eradicate the inequality in education.
Eklavya schools will be established for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) students by 2022 on the lines of Navodaya schools. It will provide training in sports and skill development. It will also have special facilities for preserving local art and culture.
The government of India will soon launch the learning portal ‘DIKSHA’ to upgrade the teaching skills and will initiate the integrated B.Ed programme.
The government of India is planning to make sports education a part of the Fundamental Rights and to promote it nationally.
Reducing bag weight
The Department of Primary and Secondary Education is planning to introduce concepts such as “no bag day” and reducing the weight of the bag for lower primary classes.