MHRD releases road map focused on learning outcomes for NCERT for academic session 2020-21
Ministry of Human Resource Development, MHRD has released the detailed roadmap focused on learning outcomes for the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for the next academic session 2020-21.
The NCERT roadmap has been designed keeping in view the government decision to set up the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Mission under Atma Nirbhar Bharat, with focus on Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan and an approach that emphasizes learning outcomes.
NCERT has been asked to complete the curriculum design and content for Classes 1 to 5 by October 2020 and for classes 6 to 12 by March 2021. Online training for teachers’ in phases manner for all levels to be completed by June 2021.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank while speaking on the occasion said, “We will have to change the format and system of education in the coming times so that we can take education to every corner of the country. NCERT will complete this work through the roadmap being released today. We sincerely hope that in the way we have changed the Corona crisis period as an opportunity, in the same way, all of us will adopt a new normal and give a new dimension to the Indian education system. “
As per the guidelines, NCERT will prepare the following for the implementation of learning outcomes –
- Infographics / posters / presentations to be prepared for Class 1-5 up to October 2020 and for Class 6-12 to detail the learning outcomes expected.
- Online teacher training course for the teachers of classes 1-5 is to be completed in a phased manner by December 2020 and for the teachers of classes 6-12, the training course is to be completed in a phased manner by June 2021.
- Alternative Educational material to be developed for students of classes 1 to 5 by December 2020 in a phased manner. The design has to keep in mind the students who do not have access to any kind of online facility (tablet, phone, internet, etc.)
- Educational material and resources to be developed for classes 6 to 12 in a phased manner by June 2021.
- At least ten questions on two levels of proficiency are to be created by November 2020 for classes 1-5 and by March 2021 for the remaining classes to assess the learning outcome of each subject.
- Based on National Academic Survey, 2017, areas of concerns have been identified. The curriculum and content would be designed in a manner so as to address the concern areas for classes 1 to 5 by December 2020 and for classes 6 to 12 by March 2021.