NCERT syllabus to be reduced in 2-3 years: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi: The syllabus of NCERT textbooks within the coming two to a few years can be modified, Union Human Useful resource Improvement Minister Prakash Javadekar mentioned on Monday.
The HRD minister, whereas addressing a media convention within the nationwide capital, mentioned that the concept to have high quality training within the nation was predominant on the six workshops held by the ministry in addition to throughout conferences with state training officers.
“A lot of NGOs, training consultants, state authorities officers, and lots of academics took half in these assembly,” he knowledgeable.
Javadekar, nevertheless, pressured that loads of info shouldn’t be training.
The minister additional cautioned towards treating college students as the information financial institution.
“College students aren’t information banks. The principle intention of training is to deliver out an excellent human being. It’s the want of the hour to inculcate worth training, life expertise, experiential studying and bodily health in our every day life,” the minister mentioned.
He added that the concept to vary the NCERT syllabus is to scale back the burden on college students and to make them be taught the essential ideas of assorted topics.
“Now we have requested the NCERT (Nationwide Council of Instructional Analysis and Coaching) to guage the current curriculum and determine what may be carried out away with and what ought to be retained,” he mentioned.
Javadekar additionally mentioned that the ministry will put out this week on its web site the request for options from academics, mother and father, academic consultants, college students and stakeholders involved within the subject of training on decreasing the syllabus of NCERT.
He mentioned that after two months, he’ll assessment the options and can accordingly take measures to scale back the syllabus.
(With IANS inputs)