INSPIRE INDIA : EDUCATION SYSTEM IN INDIA
Ma. AKSHAY D. WANKHADE (3RD YR. EXTC)
P.R.M.C.E. A.M. ,BADNERA
1. Problem Statement:
Education system greatly influences the development of any nation. Though Indian government ‘Sarva Siksha Abhiyan’ has made some progress in the field at education, educating a large No. of children, there is still a long way to go before India can be counted amongst developed nations as far as the education is concerned.
According to the ASER educational report 2012, not only are India’s learning levels very poor on an international absolute scale, the levels in government schools have steadily declined.
With increasing competition and an uncountable number of entrance exams cropping up, excessive emphasis on marks is being put by both parents & and schools on children, this leads to an harmful cycle of rote memorization rather than understanding the subject.
There is ‘Right to Education’ in our education system but not ‘Right Education’. This increases unemployment of youths which in turn directly affects the growth of economy & development of our nation.
2. Solution :-
The problems of the Indian education system are well known & documented, and a number of solutions have been suggested.
Some advisable solution are
A. Revision Of Curriculum:
Children tend to spend more time in school than at any place, so it becomes important factor in shaping the character and the thought process of a child. While the teachers can influence the students to certain extents, the learning through books plays a major role in their creativity & thinking.
Schooling must start focusing on all the eight intelligences and must develop the child’s curiosity. The learning must not only be limited to their books but it should happen through understanding their surroundings, learn about local concepts and ideas which can be used in daily life than...