Union Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be launching the mandate document of National Curriculum Framework (NCF) on April 29, 2022. The National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 endorses the development of National Curriculum Frameworks (NCF) in four areas namely school education, Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), teacher education, and adult education. For involvements for the development of these, four curriculum frameworks, and 25 themes based on the perspectives of the NEP, 2020 are categorically divided as curriculum and pedagogy, cross- cutting issue, and other important areas of NEP, 2020 that will focus on systemic changes and reforms.
The NCF is being drafted through a collaborative and consultative process, starting from district to state level and then National level. The ‘Guidelines for position papers for the development of the national curriculum framework’ is an integral part of this mandate document.