Latest Articles in New Education Policy

Could Remedial Instructional Aides Programme Help Eliminate Foundational Literacy Gap Among The Students In Rural India?

This article challenges the viability of Remedial Instructional Aides Programme (RIAP) suggested by the National Educational Policy Draft, 2019 to bridge the existing foundational literacy gap among the students in rural India.

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A New Vision For Education

It is time to disrupt the traditional outlook of education, if we want to see a rejuvenated education system of 21st century, vibrant and meeting the aspirations of students.

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New Education Policy Will Be India-Centric: HRD Minister

The NEP covers elementary to college education and the first was promulgated in 1968 by the government of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi and the second by then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986.

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New Education Policy Will Establish India As Knowledge Superpower, Get Global Recognition: Ram Nath Kovind

The HRD Ministry is in process of giving final shape to the NEP and the final draft is likely to be placed before the cabinet soon.

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New Policy for Education Being Finalised: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Three point accelerator approach to 5 Trillion Economy also discussed at SKOCH summit.

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New Education Policy Draft To Be Ready By December


Union HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar said that the first draft of the New Education Policy would be released by December end and should be ready to be implemented by 2020.

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K. Kasturirangan, Ex-ISRO Chief to Chair the Nine-Member Committee for Finalising National Education Policy

Padma Vibhushan awardee and former head ISRO, Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan is appointed as the Chairman of the nine-member panel to finalise the draft of New Education Policy.

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Much higher mean and much less standard deviation is what we need in education

Often referred to as ‘The Highest Ranked Civil Servant’ in India, T.S.R. Subramanian, the former Cabinet Secretary has taken up the most ‘firsts’ in the country. In 1992, he went to Washington as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh and signed the agreement on ‘Education for All’ with World Bank. This was World Bank’s first loan ever to a non-financial infrastructure sector. The often used ‘Right to Information Act’ was first drafted by him. He was highly regarded for chairing the committee to provide recommendations on National Education Policy. This interview with BW Education’s Sreerupa Sil, revolves around his perception on education and understanding the past to lead us to the future.

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Going towards a “New Education Policy”

Past few years have been extremely eventful in the education eco space of this country. However, this year offers little prospect for relief. The top issues of 2017 will undoubtedly include cost, Workforce development, creating an environment for competency based education, accreditation, assessment, Quality Assurance, Skills based education, leadership crisis, and the challenges of online education. The new education policy would do well to address these issues.

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