BUDGET 2021 – NEED IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR:

This article is about the Budget 2021 – Need in the education sector.

ONLINE LEARNING :

Due to the pandemic , which spreaded fastly in India . Offline learning shifted to online learning . Pandemic led introduction of National Education Policy.

CHALLENGES IN ONLINE LEARNING :

  1. It is not having the adequate internet connectivity: Around 2.2 billion do not have internet access . Data is according to HOW MANY CHILDREN AND YOUTH HAVE INTERNET ACCESS AT HOME report.
  2. It is like that not all the students have access to smart phones and laptops in rural areas .
  3. The Students do not have the habit and are not able to learn properly in the online .
  4. The teachers do not have the knowledge to use online learning .

DECLINE IN INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION SECTOR:

1 . The Budgetary allocation for educations shrinked from 3.71% GDP in 2017-18 to 3.48% GDP in 2018-2019 . 3.2% GDP in 2019-20 .

2. In Last year, allocation for education sector by government was 99,300 crore .

NEED IN EDUCATION SECTOR:

The Strategic Implementation of NEP: The proper implementation of NEP is crucial for change . Implementation need skill development. It should focus on giving practical knowledge to the students in their sectors. Improving the soft skills of the students is important for professional life .

PROMOTING THE AI AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION :

In this t pandemic , every other work is going online . At stage of digital enhancement, digital learning is a changer in education . Putting efforts to teach AI and other trending technologies to students is important.

STRENGTHENING THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS :

Strengthening the Educational institutions is important. It need equipement presence for practical, proper teaching quality , equal opportunities to all students .

RELAXING THE EDUCATION LOANS:

The loans prevent students to opt a course of their interest . It should promote entrance examinations to check students’ ability . Government should consider interest rates of student education loans.

FOCUS ON OVERALL DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENTS :

The NEP involves promoting and developing the soft skills of the students . With academic knowledge ,it should focus on giving practical knowledge to students . Implementation of curriculum is important . Development of communication skills should happen . It is important for college students .

THE BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ONLINE LEARNING :

Online learning is prevalent prevalent due to the pandemic . It is now a days important. Online learning becomes very important. But the Infrastructure for online learning is not adequate . Proper internet access is missing . Equal access to equipments is missing . Addressing these things is imperative. It is important for better infrastructure for online learning .

THE HIGH BUDGETARY ALLOCATION :

High budgetary allocation to the education sector is imperative. It will give sector the required push for better infrastructure, institute’s ,quality education .

In the above mentioned steps , we can improve the education sector for upcoming generation .

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