MHRD on Thursday released an elaborated protocol for NCERT for the design of curriculum for academic session 2020-21; consists of timelines, learning outcomes.
New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, MHRD on Thursday has announced the protocols for National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) for the academic year 2020-21. NCERT is guided to design the syllabus and content based on learning outcomes by October 2020 for class 1 to class 5. NCERT is also directed to complete the training of the teachers of classes 6 to 12 by June 2021.
The Protocol has been released by the School Education and Literacy Department of MHRD. On its launch, the department said that this will have to be effectively implemented to achieve the motive of a self-reliant nation.
"With this, we can improve the level of learning as well as the level of learning outcome of education in foreseen time" - read a statement in the protocol.
On the occasion of the announcement, HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' told the media, “We will have to change the format and the system of education in the coming times so that we can take education to every corner of the country. NCERT will complete this work through the roadmap being released today. We sincerely hope that in this way we have changed the Corona crisis period as an opportunity, in the same way, all of us will adopt a new normal and give a new dimension to the Indian Education System."
Here are a few important guidelines issued by MHRD:
#1 Info graphics/ posters/ presentations for classes 1 to 5 to be prepared by October 2020
#2 Details of Learning outcomes for classes 6 to 12 to be completed by October 2020
#3 Online Teachers Training for teachers of classes 1 to 5 to be completed step by step by December 2020
#4 Online Teachers Training for teachers of classes 6 to 12 to be completed step by step by June 2021
#5 Alternative Educational Materials to be developed for students of classes 1 to 5 by December 2020 in a phased manner
#6 Education materials to be developed for students for classes 6 to 12 by June 2021 in a phased manner