Concern over the education system, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said schools have been turned to factories to pass on same data from one generation to another generation. He feels that the education system is turning into a data transfer system.
He expressed his concern on how should education be imparted, what should be the content taught in schools, should be the focus of the school managment and the committee. There is a need to make the classes interesting for students to progress and this should be the part of education policy.
Present at the one day state level consultative meeting on the New Education Policy organised by SCERT in collaboration with NCERT, the state education minister Sisodia laid emphasis on the change in education policy.
The consultative meeting was attended by government school principals, teachers from education department of Jamia Milia Islamia and Delhi University and NGOs working in the sector.
In the meeting the themes of the New Education Policy was discussed, learning outcomes in elementary education, extending outreach of secondary and senior secondary education, strengthening of vocational education, reforming school examination systms, revamping teacher education for quality teachers and promotion of information and communication technology (ICT) in school and adult education.