🔥 A new chapter on online education has been added. This chapter was not included in the draft that was published last year.
The Modi government at the center passed the new education policy on Wednesday. This change has occurred after 34 years in the country’s education policy. This includes changes from primary education to research level.
So far, it has been assumed that the new education policy in 2020 was developed exclusively on the basis of the draft in 2019. But that is not entirely true. The new educational policy was also influenced by the Kovid 19 epidemic. A new chapter on online education was added in 2020 itself.
The 2019 draft contained a total of 23 chapters. While the new education policy released on Wednesday has 24 chapters. This is the 24th chapter of online and digital education: ensuring a fair use of technology. This is to ensure the use of technology for everyone.
What is in this new chapter?
The official document of the government’s new educational policy writes about this chapter: The circumstances of the epidemic have shown that we need new options in addition to traditional educational methods. So it was added.
The new education policy Draft committee member rs kuril one says :: It wasn’t in the chapter draft. The government has now added this in view of the circumstances surrounding the epidemic. However, this change applies in the current circumstances. The future will also lead to good results.
There is a digital divide in the country
With a focus on online education, the directive also states that we cannot make full use of online education as long as there is a digital divide in the country. The digital divide simply means that most people don’t have the resources for online education.
The structure of online education will be completed in seven phases
- This new chapter on online education has seven steps. This creates the structure of online education in the country.
- Online education pilot projects are launched via NETF, CIET, NIOS, IGNOU, IITs and NITs.
- A digital infrastructure is being created in the country.
- E-learning platforms like SWAYAM and DIKSHA are becoming more user-friendly than before.
- A large repository for digital content is created. In which new courses, educational games etc. are developed.
- In the face of the digital divide, e-learning content is also made available on television, radio and community radio.
- Virtual laboratories are created via e-learning platforms such as DIKSHA, SWAYAM and SWAYAMPRABHA. Students can also practice and experiment with them online.
- Teachers are taught how to create content for online training.