Draft National Education Policy proposes formal education from age of three

The draft National Education Policy 2019 wants early childhood education to be overseen and regulated by the HRD Ministry as part of the school system, rather than the private preschools and anganwadis. File  Photo Credit…

Pre-primary to be part of formal school education soon: HRD approves proposal

NEW DELHI:Pre-primary education is all set to become an integral part of the school system with education ministers of all states today approving this key proposal of the Draft National Policy 2019 at a meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE).

5 key ways to improve Indian pre-schools so we can raise empowered citizens the world needs in future

Despite the first six years of a child’s life being most important for their development, the early education sector has usually been ignored in India’s education ..

Think tank starts primary research wing

MUMBAI: To ensure smooth transition from pre-school to primaary, the Early Childhood Association on Thursday launched a  ..

Half of children globally not enrolled in pre-primary education: UNICEF

Pre-primary schooling is our children’s educational foundation – every stage of education that follows relies on its success,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore. “Yet, too many children around the world are denied this opportunity. This increases their risk of

To fix the education system that’s failing its children, India must think of pre-school learning

Primary education, in the last decade, has focussed on helping young children learn to read and do basic math. This is indeed critical given that half of India’s children cannot read a Grade 2 text or do subtraction.