News Tech: Karnataka is preparing to implement by November the National Education Policy (NEP) under the early childhood education component for those aged above 3 years. In the first phase, the NEP would be rolled out in 20,000 anganwadis/schools.
Stating that the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) from the Union Education Ministry is expected in September, Nagesh said after that, the State’s curriculum framework would be finalised in October, and expert teams were already working on it, ”and if things go as planned we will do it by November in about 20,000 anganwadis/schools.” Once the State’s curriculum framework is finalised, training would be given to anganwadi workers based on it, he said.
School Education and Literacy Minister B C Nagesh and Women and Child Development Minister Halappa Achar said this on Thursday in a joint press conference.
The NEP would be implemented by School Education and Literacy Department in partnership with the Department of Women & Child Development (DWCD).