HRD Ministry Released Road-Map For NCERT For Academic Session 2020-21, Check Details Here

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HRD Ministry Released Road-Map For NCERT For Academic Session 2020-21, Check Details Here

The HRD Ministry has released a new and more detailed road-map for the NCERT for the academic session 2020-2021.

The newly designed structure proposed to NCERT focuses on the learning outcomes. The NCERT has been asked to complete the content and new academic curriculum design for classes 1 to 5, by October 2020.

The School Education and Literacy Department of MHRD who released the road-map said that the new structure has to be implemented effectively in order to achieve the motto of self-reliant or 'Atma-nirbhar' India.

The officials said that with the newly designed curriculum, the level of learning, and the learning outcome of education will be improved in the coming time. The department also stated that some requisite resources will have to be developed for the new curriculum.

The HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also spoke on the occasion saying that the format as well as the system of education in India has to be changed in the near future so that education is accessible to every child in every corner. 

Nishank further added that NCERT will complete the task through the road-map released. The minister is also hopeful that people will get adaptive to the new normal and the Indian Education System will see a new dimension, just like the COVID-19 crisis turned out as an opportunity.

Key Highlights of MHRD Road-Map sent to NCERT

  • For Classes 6 to 12 details of the learning outcomes are expected.
  • Posters/Presentations/Infographics for classes 1 to 5 to be prepared by October 2020.
  • Teacher Training Course for teachers of classes 1 to 5 to be completed by December 2020. Whereas training course for teachers of classes 6-12 to be done by June 2021, in a phased manner.
  • Alternative Educational material to be prepared for students of classes 1 to 5 by December 2020 in a phased manner, keeping in mind those students who cannot access internet facility.
  • Educational material and resources for classes 6 to 12 be prepared by June 2021, in a phased manner.
  • Ten questions on two levels of proficiency to be developed for classes 1 to 5, by November 2020 and for classes 6 to 12 by March 2021, to assess the learning outcome of each subject.
  • The areas of concern have been identified on the basis of the National Academic Survey 2017. The Curriculum and content have to be designed to address these for classes 1 to 5 by December 2020 and for classes 6 to 12 by March 2021.