English Education in India: English Teaching in India Since Independence

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  • Well established Indian education in 18th century
  • Sanskrit education
  • Arabic education
  • Thomas Prendergast of East India Company
  • Reading, Writing and Arithmetic
  • A handful of grain
  • A rupee per month
  • Single teacher schools

Reasons

  • Propagating Christianity
  • Regenerating the Hindu society
  • Introducing art and sciences of Europe in India
  • 1813
  • Teachers were native speakers of Britain
  • Shortage of teachers
  • Indians with English education would get government jobs

English Teaching in India Since Independence

  • Educational opportunities
  • Universalization of education
  • Free and compulsory education
  • Regional language
  • European literature
  • Memory
  • Teaching materials were not good
  • Man, method, materials

Expert Committee

  • The University Education Commission – 1949
  • The Secondary Education Commission – 1953
  • The Kunzru Committee – 1964
  • The Kothari Commission – 1964
  • The Study Group – 1964
  • The Committee for National Policy on Education – 1968
  • The Committee on 10 + 2 + 3 – 1977
  • The NCERT Working Group – 1986

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