The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and other state education bodies have been suggested to reduce their syllabus by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. This statement was made by the Dy CM as he believes the problem of terrorism and global warming would be found through education only. Manish Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister of Delhi on Monday during the 65th Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meeting made the suggestion to reduce syllabus by 50 per cent. The CABE meeting is being chaired by Human Resource and Development minister Prakash Javadekar.
While talking about how the long syllabus is restraining the teachers to focus on the learning outcome, Sisodia on Monday said, “As long as the sword of syllabus completion hangs over the teachers they can never shift their attention to learning outcomes.” He added that the As long as the sword of syllabus completion hangs over the teachers they can never shift their attention to learning outcomes. Sisodia further went on to say that it is the time when the country needs to find the solution to terrorism through education.
He said, “The time has come when all the education ministers put their heads together to assure the country that they will bring the solution of terrorism through education. We will bring the solution of terrorism and global warming through education.” Sisodia added, “Until now we have been using education as a tool to reduce poverty or provide employment and eradicate poverty and have found ourself successful to a large extent, but we have never used education as a tool to solve problems like terrorism.”
Meanwhile, the board examination schedule of the major board in the country including CBSE, ICSE, ISC, UP Board, etc have been released on their official website. Candidates prepping to appear for the exams in the upcoming months can visit the website of the respective board and download the Exam Dates.