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Opinion | Glimpses of the much-awaited National Education Policy

On 31 May, the draft National Education Policy (NEP) developed by a committee chaired by K. Kasturirangan was shared by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) for public comment. A comprehensive education policy for India is on the anvil for the first time since 1986. Many fundamentals of education are normative or are founded in human psychology. Changes on ... Read More »

New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways from the draft proposal – changes recommended summarized

Draft for the New Education Policy, NEP 2019 has been submitted to the Union Cabinet. The draft proposes radical changes to the system including overhauling the entire structure, extending RTE and 3 languages. New Education Policy 2019: Key takeaways  |  Photo Credit: PTI After years of wait, the Draft New Education Policy 2019 proposal has been submitted by the committee set ... Read More »

HRD Ministry drafts new National Educational Policy: 19 changes recommended

National Educational Policy 2019 The draft of National Educational Policy has been submitted to the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of State for HRD, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre in New Delhi by Committee led by the Chairman Dr. Kasturirangan on Friday May 31, 2019 in the presence of R. Subrahmanyam, Secretary Department of Higher Education and ... Read More »

3 years of preschool suggested in draft National Education Policy

Among the other key proposals are free and compulsory schooling from preschool till Grade (Class) XII, instead of only from Class I to VIII, and a school breakfast added to the midday meal in preschool and primary school.(Shutterstock) AddThis Sharing Buttons 26 Three years of preschool and four-year undergraduate honours courses are among features of a draft National Education Policy ... Read More »

Panel drafting new education policy gets another extension of two months

K. Kasturirangan. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Union government has granted another extension to the K. Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy, days after the human resource development (HRD) ministry said it was giving final shape to the policy. The committee, which was supposed to submit the report by 30 June, now has till 31 August. This is ... Read More »

New education policy in December, says Union minister Satya Pal Singh

Mr. Singh said the biggest challenge facing the education system and government was figuring out how to “decolonise” the Indian mind A new education policy to “correct” the education system, which follows a “colonial” mindset, will be brought out in December, Union minister Satya Pal Singh said on Monday. He said threadbare discussions were held on the new education policy, which is ... Read More »

Town of Renfrew approves new social media policy

New website/social media policy Renfrew Mercury By Tiffany Lepack The Town of Renfrew approved a new website and social media policy on Feb. 14. The 24-page report is a policy statement for the use of the relaunched website and various social media accounts. Town clerk Kim Bulmer told council they currently have fringe Facebook pages and are looking to move ... Read More »

No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other phone makers as well. Apple had sought the concessions to ... Read More »

Evernote Employees Can Read Your Notes, Highlights New Privacy Policy

HIGHLIGHTS This access is only with select employees with special training Evernote looks to enhance machine learning experience with this Users can opt out of this access of data for machine learning Evernote has issued a notice to announce that it will allow a few employees to access users’ notes to look after the machine learning technologies applied to content. ... Read More »

EU Privacy Watchdogs Warn WhatsApp on Privacy Policy, Yahoo on Breach

HIGHLIGHTS EU sent letters to WhatsApp and Yahoo Said they had concerns about WhatsApp’s recent change in privacy policy Asked Yahoo to communicate all aspects of the data breach European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning ... Read More »