EDUCATION, INDIAN EDUCATION, KOTHARI COMMISSION REPORT ON INDIAN EDUCATION. Education Commission or Kothari Commission Report entitled- Education and National Development 17members in which 5. The unique features of the Education Commission () were: In its report the commission expressed its firm belief that education is the most powerful.

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After going through this unit, you will be able to: Describe the educational structure recommended by the commission. Teacher plays an important role as friend, philosopher guide and helper of the student. In order to link education and productivity the Indian Education Commission made the following recommendations. It consisted of twelve members including the commission secretary, J. Working Group on School Curriculum This group had one of the major tasks of the repprt which included the design and development of a standardized curriculum to be used across the country.

Last year was the fiftieth year since the submission of the Report of the Education Commission —66popularly known as the Kothari Commission Report.

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We have already discussed about the two commissions, i. It also proposed that three or four text books to be prescribed for each subject and moral and religious education be made a part of the curriculum. The four main themes of the commission were: A review like this is still relevant, particularly in the context of making our science, technology and innovation system more productive and repotr relevant.


A lower secondary stage of 3 or 2 years of general education or 1 to 3 years of vocational education. The objectives, as recommended by the commission were increasing productivity; promoting social and national integration; education and modernisation and developing social, moral and spiritual values.

An education system which does not renovate itself continuously, becomes out-dated and puts hindrance to progress. One to three years of pre – school education should be given.

Verma and secretary, S. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. The expansion of science and technical education is necessary for modernization of society.

Teacher was compared to a God and treated as a combination of the Trimurty Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswar as well as the supreme one i.

Education and National Objectives. Naik was appointed as number secretary of the commission and J. The group focused on the development of agricultural education. It further classified the schooling as upper primary or higher primary and high school up to standard X.

The new educational structure should be as follows: This page was last edited on 17 Julyat An attitude scale was used for collecting the data. Task Force on School Education The group worked on the modalities of school education excluding primary education in India. The group was one of the largest and had 20 members, including three overseas members, J. The days of instruction were recommended to be increased to for schools and for colleges and the working hours to be fixed at not less than hours per academic year, preferably higher at or hours.


The government was fully aware of the situation.

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Ure later replaced by D. The group had M. It put forward the suggestion that state and national boards of examination be set up and state level evaluation machinery be put in place.

It was found that, the attitude of College teachers of Cooch Behar district of West Bengal is neither more favourable nor unfavourable towards Teaching Profession i. Ghosh secretary were the members.

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General education should last for a period of 10 years. Kothari, chairman of the U. Shah, Amrik Singh, R.