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National Education Policy Draft 2019 is silent on the plight of teachers

By Aarti Mangal
While praising the teacher for the development of children, the NEP is silent on the plight and the action plan on the contractual teachers in the country. It only says that the system of para teacher must be stopped by 2022. It is silent on what is to be done with a large number of contractual teachers who have been recruited under the schemes like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and District Primary Education Programme (DPEP).

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Are our students (and their parents) victims of a rat race?

By Ananya S Guha 
We can have no right to education until and unless the classroom is free from tension and false sense of competition. And the less the parents intervene, in the guise of vicariously undertaking their own studies, the better.