Revamp School Education System to Make Children Life-Long Learners: VP (Download PDF)

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Vice President called for a complete revamp of the school education system to ensure that children enjoy schooling and become lifelong learners. The school curriculum should be oriented to make students think rationally, independently and express cogently.

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Important Announcements and Aspirations

  • The education system needs to focus on making a child curious, creative, caring, communicative, confident and capable, it should prepare each child to be an active, caring citizen ready to participate in the world of today and capable of shaping the world of tomorrow.

  • The school curriculum should be oriented to make students think rationally, independently and express cogently.

  • Such an environment will instill confidence in children, apart from inculcating a spirit of tolerance and accommodation in them.

  • Ensure that students do not confine themselves to academics alone- “Studies are important but equally important are sports, fine arts, dance, music, art and culture”

  • Students should spend 50 % of their schooling hours outside classrooms and that sports education should be accorded greater importance by educationists & parents.

  • Guru Shishya Parampara encouraged teachers and students to live together and engage in a constant dialogue. These discussions were recorded and have been handed down to us from the ancient past in the form of Upanishads.

  • Need an education system that promotes excellence, equity and empathy

  • Constant dialogue between students and teachers would guide students not just in academics but also enable them to develop life skills, which are essential to successfully navigate in the increasingly complex world of today.

  • Knowledge was expanding exponentially and disruptive technologies are changing the way we live, communicate with each other and work, “Vigyana” was growing at an unprecedented pace.

  • Education was the foundation for all efforts to improve the quality of our lives- “Our life is multi-faceted and so must education be. ” Life encompasses a range of activities to acquire new knowledge and skills, make us physically strong and healthy, please our hearts and bring out the finest qualities lying dormant in each one of us.

- Published/Last Modified on: February 6, 2019

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