Natl Curriculum Framework as per NEP: Centre to HC

One-liner: The Centre has told the Delhi HC that a National Curricular Framework for School Education (NCFSE) will be developed as per the National Education Policy 2020.

Strategy document: A comprehensive strategy document has been prepared in this regard by the Ministry of Education and the National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT).

Common syllabus: The Central govt, in response to a petition seeking a common syllabus and curriculum in schools, said that under the NEP, the national framework will be made available in all regional languages.

  • It further informed that NCFSE shall be revisited and updated once every 5-l0 years taking into account the frontline curriculum

Uniform education system: The petitioner, lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhayay, filed a PIL earlier this year seeking a uniform education system having a common school syllabus and curriculum in the mother language.

  • Presently, as per the National Education Policy, 2020, the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) will be developed 

Textbooks to all:  Provisions have also been made in the scheme for textbooks for all children in govt and local body schools, including madarsas desirous of introducing the state curriculum.

Modern education: The Ministry of Education added that provisions were introduced to grant financial assistance to encourage traditional institutions like madrasas and maktabs to introduce modem education.

Source: PTI

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