The target of the Nationwide Training Coverage (NEP)-2020 is to construct a whole character of a person, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office- bearer stated right here on Wednesday.
RSS’s Akhil Bharatiya Sah-pracharak Sunil Ambekar additionally alleged that the British training system destroyed the system of training prevalent within the nation earlier than their arrival.
He was talking on ‘Rashtriya Shiksha Niti Ujjwal Bharat Ki Aur’ at a two-day lectures sequence right here.
“Individuals assume that there was no training system in India and that it was launched within the nation by the British, which is mistaken,” he stated.
“I really feel that India has the oldest training system on the earth. That they had created such a system that the values they imparted remained the identical for generations. We have to perceive this goal. Once we discuss concerning the NEP-2020, we have to query why we’d like this training coverage and what we’re creating by it,” he stated.
“Your training system will depend upon the way you take a look at the social life and people…We’d like know the way the training system was earlier than the arrival of the brand new academic coverage and the way it was years again.
“Many individuals consider that training got here into the nation solely after British arrived and that it developed due to them. However everyone knows that there have been many academic services in our nation earlier than the British got here,” he stated.
Ambekar stated the training system in India was slowly destroyed after the British got here to India.
“Truly, it was the start of destruction of our training system,” he stated.
Citing a report, he stated that in 1830 that there have been one lakh colleges in Bengal and Bihar, and equally in Bombay, Madras and Punjab presidencies.
In 1858, British had enrolled solely 20,000 college students in 452 colleges and faculties in 21 district of Madras presidency.
“Quite the opposite, 11,000 colleges already existed earlier than them and it had 1094 faculties and 1,57,195 college students have been learning in colleges and 5,403 college students have been learning in faculties. It clearly indicated that they didn’t enhance the training system, fairly completed it,” he stated.
He additional alleged that the British training system was elitist and it was a automobile to advertise caste privilege fairly than automobile to enchancment for all.
The faculties previous to the British had academics from all castes together with SC and ST, he stated.
On the NEP-2020, he stated, “The goal of the brand new training coverage is full improvement of a person’s character.” The first training may have two main elements that’s foundational literacy and numeracy, he stated, including, “Our historical training system had three vital sutras- studying, writing and arithmetic and after an extended break, these three rules have been given significance in main training fairly than the load of baggage.” Equally, significance has been given to languages and use of mom tongue or native language in main training.
Moreover, emphasis has additionally been given to analysis, Ambekar stated.