Delhi government newly illustrated the Delhi Arts Curriculum report proposed in Delhi schools. The government submitted this in nine Sarvodaya Vidyalayas as a component of the pilot project that encircled 3,900 students.
Delhi Education Minister Atishi presented a creative Delhi arts curriculum for all the students. An NGO developed this curriculum, Nalanda Way Foundation which is headquartered in Chennai. Over two years the curriculum formed and sync with the intents of NEP 2020. Arts education experts roped in by the Delhi government to present the best global practices shown in the global curriculum.
Art-based pedagogy blended to teach mainstream topics in countries Finland, New Zealand, the US, and Ireland. Delhi schools submitted this curriculum in class Nursery to class VIII from the age class of 3- 13 years.
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Sriram V Ayer, founder, and CEO, of Nalanda Way Foundation, says, “The big dream behind teaching English, Hindi, and Maths by integrating it with various art forms. Like Theatre, Drama, Visuals Arts, and Music, to break away from traditional as well as non-engaging teaching methods.”
Teachers used a pre-composed part of music to which a karaoke track evolved to build a tune. It harmonizes with the poem to make students apprehend the real identity of the poem.
Priya Laxmi, mentor teacher (DOE), says, “This type of education would qualitatively improve the teaching-learning results in all the Delhi government schools.
Moving from the traditional mode of teaching as well as adopting inventive pedagogy in the academic stake of students. Adopting odd teaching methods is also essential to evade rote learning among students. Such art-combined teaching would also inspire the students to actively seek some sort of art along with their academics.”