One of the greatest news from the Indian education sector this week has been the release of the National Achievement Survey (NAS). National Achievement Survey for the year 2021 disclosed that there has been a deep learning crisis because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The previous National Achievement Survey held in the year 2017. Additionally, the Karnataka textbook row also made a lot of news, as well as several more big events taking place in the education world.
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National Achievement Survey (NAS), 2021
The National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 disclosed that a deep learning crisis has set in during the Covid pandemic. A largescale Central Government survey caught a fall of up to nine percentage points between the year 2017 and the year 2021. In the performance of students in topics varying from maths to social sciences.
Academic performances in schools in the country have slipped below levels recorded in the year 2017. Except in Punjab and Rajasthan, according to the National Achievement Survey (NAS) of the year 2021. It captured a widening of learning gaps affected by disturbances accelerated by the pandemic.
While Punjab fared well in these reports, Delhi, ironically, decreased to perform well. State-wise reports of NAS for the year 2021 are accessible at indianexpress.com/education.
Karnataka SSLC paper leak
Days after declaring the SSLC exam results, a police complaint has filed at the Magadi police station in the Ramanagara district. It stated the teachers of Kempegowda School, Ramanagar, leaked the SLC science question paper during the exam on April 11.
In connection to that, 10 encompassing teachers as well as journalist. They were arrested in Ramanagara for this declared science question paper leak.
According to the police officials, an ex-headmaster of a private school took photographs of the science question papers. They stored papers in one of the examination centers in Ramanagar.
On the day of the examination, the teachers were aware of the question paper. They assisted students in answering the questions in the exam hall,” said a police official.