‘New college texts to have balanced gender depiction’ | India News

‘New college texts to have balanced gender depiction’ | India News
‘New college texts to have balanced gender depiction’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will work in the direction of bringing a balanced perspective on all genders within the new National Curriculum Framework (NCF) and in its textbooks, stated the report of a parliamentary panel.
NCERT is at present designing the 4 curriculum frameworks – early childhood training, college training, trainer training and grownup training.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports had earlier really helpful that to handle under-representation of girls in class textbooks or them being depicted solely in conventional roles, an intensive evaluation from the perspective of gender bias and stereotypes needs to be undertaken by NCERT. It had really helpful that textbooks ought to have larger portrayal of girls in new and rising professions as position fashions with a give attention to their contributions.
It had additionally stated efforts needs to be made to make content material portrayal and visible depiction gender inclusive.
The report was tabled in Parliament on Monday.
“The committee has been knowledgeable that NCERT has taken observe of all the problems raised by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports and can contribute adequately to bringing in a balanced perspective of all genders within the NCF, syllabus and all textbooks which shall be developed as a follow-up of NCFs, ” it stated.
“While analyzing the textbooks, different points like setting sensitivity, human values, points of kids with particular wants could be seemed up for sufficient inclusion in textbooks,” the panel had stated.

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