Introduce inter-disciplinary courses: Venkaiah to varsities

More institutions should explore introducing inter-disciplinary undergraduate course that covers liberal arts, science and engineering in one program, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said. Continue Reading

Why Tamilnadu skipped Union Minister’s meet on NEP

Tamilnadu on Monday did not participate in the virtual meeting of Education Secretaries organised by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on National Education Policy (NEP)-2020. Continue Reading

NEP will usher in era of modern learning: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 seeks to implement a modern education system based on research, skill and acumen relevant to the evolving needs of the present. Continue Reading

“50 million students in India need career guidance”

To help students and professionals amidst the current uncertainty, the Institute for Career Studies (ICS) has been providing a wide range of free career guidance services through its mobile app, ICS Career GPS, a release here said. Continue Reading

3-language education is good, but no clarity: Ampersand chairman

The restructuring of education, inclusion of pre-primary and vocational studies into mainstream education in the National Education Policy will align Indian education to the rest of the world, says Rustom Kerawalla, chairman, Ampersand Group. Continue Reading

Tamil MPs speak against NEP to HRD Minister

According to reports, HRD Ministry has received 77,000 comments and letters (feedback from the public) on the draft NEP. The NEP suggests many structural changes to the existing policy from recruiting teachers, language policy to many entrance and public exams for students. Continue Reading

MP Thirunavukkarasar supports actor Suriya on NEP draft

After Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth, it is MP Su Thirunavukkarasar who has come to the support of Actor Suriya’s thoughts on the draft. Continue Reading

No Hindi in TN: Central government tweaks draft education policy

There was stiff protest from the Opposition parties in Tamilnadu to the proposed triple-language system in schools across India. Hashtags such as #StopHindiImposition, #TNAgainstHindiImposition were trending on social media against the policy. Continue Reading