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Vol. 9, Issue 12, Part C (2023)

Transformative potential of NEP 2020 in secondary education

Transformative potential of NEP 2020 in secondary education

Author(s)
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh and Miss Ila Singh
Abstract
This research paper explores the transformative impact of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 on secondary education in India. Against the backdrop of evolving educational needs and challenges, NEP 2020 emerges as a comprehensive policy framework with the potential to reshape the landscape of secondary schooling. The paper delves into the key objectives and principles outlined in NEP 2020, examining the policy's provisions for inclusivity, flexibility, and quality enhancement.
The study highlights transformative elements introduced in secondary education, including changes in curriculum and pedagogy, the implementation of the 5+3+3+4 structure, and a renewed focus on skill development and vocational education. Special attention is given to the policy's commitment to inclusivity and equity, addressing disparities in access and retention rates, particularly among marginalized communities. Teacher training and professional development are integral components of NEP 2020, emphasizing the need for continuous improvement in educators' skills and knowledge. The paper also explores the policy's assessment and evaluation reforms, shifting towards competency-based assessments and reducing reliance on rote learning.
The research evaluates the measures taken by NEP 2020 to enhance infrastructure and resource allocation for schools, ensuring optimal facilities and leveraging technology for remote and blended learning. By analysing potential challenges and opportunities, the study aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the policy's implications on secondary education.
Case studies and best practices showcase instances of successful implementation, offering practical insights into the adaptability and effectiveness of NEP 2020 in various regions. The paper concludes by projecting the prospects of the policy and presenting recommendations for addressing challenges, fostering improvements, and ensuring the sustained transformation of secondary education in India.
This research contributes to the discourse on educational reform and policy implementation, offering a nuanced examination of the role played by NEP 2020 in reshaping secondary education in India.
Pages: 181-188  |  151 Views  61 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh, Miss Ila Singh. Transformative potential of NEP 2020 in secondary education. Int J Appl Res 2023;9(12):181-188. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2023.v9.i12c.11431
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