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Initiatives to boost Education Sector announced 

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  • May 20, 2020
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Initiatives to boost Education Sector announced 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Education; Governance

In News:

  • Recently, we had discussed reforms in the education sector
  • Several other initiatives to boost the education sector were also announced by the Union Finance Minister. 

Key takeaways:

  • Manodarpan initiative: It would provide psychosocial support to students, teachers and families for mental health and emotional wellbeing through a website, a toll-free helpline. 
  • A new National Curriculum and Pedagogical Framework for school education, teacher education and early childhood stage shall be prepared to prepare students and future teachers as per global benchmarks
  • A National Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Mission will be launched. This will ensure that every child in the country necessarily attains literacy and numeracy of foundation level. 
  • The learning needs of nearly 4 crore children will be covered through this mission in the age group of 3 to 11 years. 

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