MHRD to Rationalize School Curriculum; Invites Suggestions

MHRD to Rationalize School Curriculum; Invites Suggestions
Abhay Anand | Mar 6, 2018 - 12:31 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, MARCH 6: The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has invited suggestions on rationalizing curriculum for class I to XII, to ensure all round development of students.

The HRD Minister has urged all stakeholders including teachers, headmasters, school management, educationalists, parents, students, NGO’s, experts, public representatives and anybody who has interest and opinion on this issue to send their suggestions by April 6.

As per the CBSE, “In order to balance the curriculum for cognitive and analytical areas with curriculum in other life skills including creativity and sports, specific suggestions are invited from teachers, academics, students, parents and other stakeholders associated with school education. The objective is to make the content more balanced in various subjects offered from class I to class XII as prescribed by NCERT/CBSE.”

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar has said that there is an urgent need to rationalize the school curriculum because the objective of education is to prepare a good human being from the system. Along with academic education, life skills, experiential learning, physical education and creative skills are needed.

We need to develop the system where students get time for each of this and can progress in the areas which he or she likes most, therefore there is a continuous demand of rationalization of the syllabus which many people believe is too heavy and inappropriate for age, Javadekar explained.

The suggestions can be made from 5th March, 2018 till 6th April, 2018 at the link: http://164.100.78.75/DIGI and the suggestions should be precise and may be given online in the prescribed format.


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