The motive of education is not to feed children the prescribed knowledge in textbooks. Schooling is the grooming of an individual for the real world.
Many of the changes the NEP 2020 intends to bring align with alternative methods championed for quite some time by visionary educators like Ashok Thakur. Thakur sees the draft policy as a step in the right direction for the country that “inaugurates many new developments and marks many departures”. However, what makes him particularly pleased is the way in which the NEP “resonates with the vision and practices that the Muni Group has been implementing for over 15 years now through its schools”.
The New Education Policy 2020 (NEP) has taken everyone by a whirlwind. PM Narendra Modi said that the policy will transform India into an education hub. But what changes will it actually bring and how it affects you?