Topic : Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
5) “Indian education system needs an overhaul of the existing governance structures along with Academic interventions”. Discuss.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article captures in detail the significance of systematic approach in Indian education system and the associated reforms.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss at length the overhaul od governance required to reform the current education system to overcome the challenges it is facing.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Introduce by stating the current conditions of the education system in India and highlight the problems associated with current governance system.
In brief discuss –
What are the challenges in the governance of education system in India, what solutions are required to fix these concerns – a systemic approach, consisting of comprehensive and coordinated set of academic and administrative reforms etc.
Then move on to discuss the Academic interventions – competence-linked teaching, learning and assessments etc.
Conclude with present policies and programmes in this direction.
Conclude with way forward – suggest steps to overcome.