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Challenges faced in education in India

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India is the largest democratic country having almost 17% of total population of the world, is still entangled in its education system.Comparing Indian adult literacy rate with other countries, India stands at 185th position with mere 60% of poor literacy rate according to literacy and census Bureau percentage. Today the major population of India lives in Villages who remain isolated from the basic right of education.Even if they are provided, teaching level is not adequate. A 5th std student is unable to read, write and perform simple mathematics question. So the situation is more pathetic in villages than cities or it should be stated as more for poor.

Education in India is delivered through Government, Government aided and Private Institute. Among them, 40% are Government which is not maintained properly, always face a problem of lack of teachers, books, and no adequate teaching system.
With the population growth rate of 1.5%, there is tremendous pressure on the education system to deliver quality education at an affordable price to improve literacy rate which will directly impact on the economy rate. For better future of the country, we need to prepare from today by providing a new generation with better education.

It is stated

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

Challenges faced in Education System

  • Teaching must be seen as a respectful carrer
  • This is the very first challenge to attract able people towards a teaching careerand to raise the professional status of teachers to develop teaching as a knowledge-based profession.People shoul not take it as a second option carrer .For the quality education, we need quality teachers.

  • Designing a 21st century curriculum
  • School Curriculum must be prepared according to the advancement in education field.Education must be a promising opportunity for students to create a better future for themselves and country.School curriculum must be updated according to new technology. For the decade we are teaching with the same old and traditional methodology mainly in villages which needs to be corrected.

  • Blame Game should be stopped
  • To bring a change in society we need to stop playing blame game instead we need to take responsibility for ourselves and bettermet of others. We should stop blming government,administrator,teachers which in return blame each other.High school blame middle school,middle school to primary and this vicious circle keeps on.Today each one of us need to take responsibility of our duty to have a better society. Even students need to take their responsibility of self discipline, hardwork,resilience and work ethic.

  • Digitizing Indian Education System
  • Digital India is a concept to revitalize the education system in India. It is a program that endeavors to bridge the literacy slippage by delivering education through digital platform to children and teachers.It provides an opportunity to acccess learning sources through a global platform, providing reachability to teachers and braking the barriers to gain quality education through physical classes. It is to encorporate new technology with education system for better outsources. This can include-

  • Introducing benefits of technology in education
  • E learning apps
  • Smart schools
  • Smart Tools-School management software and Gps school bus tracking system
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