Give brief about course content / curriculum The course on Contemporary India and Education will define and describe the importance of Education, the philosophical and historical perspectives of Education It concentrates on Concept and Types of Diversity , Education and Modern ethos and helps to understand the diversity and the diverse needs of the learners. It will also discuss about the contemporary issues and concerns related to education. The course offers an overview of different constitutional provisions, commissions and different acts related to education and special education, and considers the trends in education.
Week – I
1. Definition & Meaning of Education2. Aims of Education3. Philosophy of Education Week – II4. Historical Perspective of Education in India & Abroad - I5. Historical Perspective of Education in India & Abroad – II6. Agencies of Education: School, family, community and media Week – III 7. Concept of Diversity and Types of Diversity8. Diversity in learning & Delivering the diverse learning needs9. Education and Modern ethos-Democracy Week – IV 10. Universalisation of social Education, RTE and social access11. Physical Growth and Motor Development Intellectual Development12. Equal educational opportunity - Constitutional Provision - Minority, weaker sections, Girls Week – V 13. Role of Government in General and Special Education – I14 Role of Government and Non Government Agencies in General and Special Education-2 Week – VI 15. Constitutional Rights - I16. Constitutional Rights - II17. Various Commissions18. National Commissions - Policies for Inclusive Education Week – VII 19. Challenges of Education from Preschool to Senior Secondary20. Sarva Shiksha Abiyan21. Non formal Education - 1 Week – VIII 22. Non formal Education - 223. Linguistic Communication & Educational Methods - 124. Modes of Linguistic Communication and Educational Methods -2