Promising but Perplexing Solutions: A Critique of the Draft National Education Policy 2019

  title={Promising but Perplexing Solutions: A Critique of the Draft National Education Policy 2019},
  author={Jandhyala B G Tilak},
  journal={Social Change},
  pages={686 - 712}
  • J. Tilak
  • Published 29 November 2019
  • Education
  • Social Change
This article presents a short critical appraisal of some major recommendations of the K. Kasturirangan’s Committee on the Draft National Education Policy 2019. The committee underlines that the system requires a major overhaul; comprehensive reforms need to be attempted, and piecemeal/quick-fix solutions will not work. Some recommendations in the nearly 500-page report are path-breaking, many deserve applause, some are unacceptable and quite a few require rethinking. Since education is a long… 
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