Public Lecture on
Challenges Faced in the Implementation of the National Policy on Education, 1986 and the Need for a New Policy on Education.
Prof. K. Ramachandran
NUEPA, New Delhi
Date: 21st November 2017, Tuesday
Venue: Student Christian Movement of India, #29, 2nd Cross, CSI Compound, Mission Road, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027
Timings: 3.30 PM to 6.00 PM
Centre for Child and the Law
National Law School India University
The Centre for Child and the Law (CCL) was established on 1st April 1996, as a specialized multi-disciplinary Research Centre of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore. The Centre integrates research, direct field action and teaching on child rights law; and uses law and socio-legal strategies as a tool for transformative social change in order to enable children to live with dignity. The specific aim of CCL is to ensure social justice, human rights and quality of life for all children in India, with special focus on equitable quality education, care, protection and justice for marginalized and excluded children. The objectives of the Centre is to enable children to be treated as rights holders, to help institutionalize the human rights based approach into policy, law and practice on children, and to build the capacity of state and civil society for more effective realization of child rights.
About the Lecture:
In light of the recent developments in formulating a new education policy, it becomes imperative to understand the nuances of the existing education system in the country. Identifying and analysing the challenges that are currently plaguing the system with a complete understanding of the existing policy will pave the way for the formulation of an effective education policy and ensuring universalization of education. It is with this objective that this lecture is being organized wherein the speaker will throw light upon the challenges faced in implementing the 1986 Education Policy and set the arena for discussing and deliberating the need for formulating a new policy.
About the Speaker:
Prof. K. Ramachandran has worked as a journalist and a faculty member of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi. He was associated with the processes leading to the formulation of the National Education Policy, 1986. He worked with UNICEF for about 18 years. Currently, he is advisor to the National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), New Delhi.
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