Beyond the oxymoronic idea of no-detention policy

Dhankar, Rohit (2017) Beyond the oxymoronic idea of no-detention policy. Economic and Political Weekly, 52 (12). pp. 36-42.

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Abstract

The periodic debates on continuous and comprehensive evaluation and no-detention policy in media are completely futile, given the current class-wise structure of schools and curricula. As a result, elementary education gets defi ned by the number of years spent in school. The examination system thwarts all attempts at bringing reforms in pedagogy, curriculum and textbooks. Therefore, discarding both examinations and detention is necessary, and an alternative imagination of schools and curriculum organisation is imperative for the success of educational reforms.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Education philosophy, Elementary education, Education reforms.
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Social sciences > Education > Public policy issues in education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Krishnamoorti Chavan
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2018 11:47
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2018 02:53
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/298
Publisher URL: https://www.epw.in/journal/2017/12/perspectives/be...

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