According to the HRD Ministry, the new National Curriculum Framework (NCF) for school education, the provisional report is being revised after 15 years. The new National Curriculum Framework (NCF) will be submitted by December and is required to read by next year in the month of March.
The HRD Ministry indicated in a statement that the new NCF for School Education has been started. In accordance with the new NCF, the textbooks will be expected to change by NCERT. The syllabus will be examined by the subject experts for school education and the interim report is expected to be submitted by December 2020. The final and new National Curriculum Framework (NCF) will be prepared by March 2021.
The Ministry has directed the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) that while redesigning textbooks, it is to be ensured that nothing but the core content is placed in them.
Moreover, the mental load of the textbooks is too high. There is a need to integrate some areas like life skills, art, creative thinking, Indian ethos, and integration. NCERT will also work in designing and the layouts of the new textbooks as per the advancement. Based on the new NCF, the new textbooks shall be written for NCERT.
The Ministry further added that NCERT is additionally expected to get ready substance for Class 1 12 for SWAYAM PRABHA channels (1 class 1 channel), for PM E-Vidya, Under Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The channels are expected to start by this year from the month of August.
This is for the fifth time that the NCF has revised his syllabus of the framework. Earlier, the syllabus was revised by the NCF in 1975, 1988, 2000, and 2005.
The modification of the educational program structure will be in a state of harmony with the usage of the assessment changes, for example, a uniform appraisal and assessment framework under the proposed National Evaluation Place as proposed by the New education Strategy draft.