First meeting of State Edu Policy panel with Stalin commences

According to sources, consultations are being held on reforms to be made in the curriculum, designing a curriculum suitable for employment and State language and rights.
First meeting of State Edu Policy panel with Stalin commences
Chief Minister MK Stalin chaired the meeting

CHENNAI: The first meeting of committee to discuss the State Education Policy (SEP) has commenced in the State Secretariat. Chief Minister MK Stalin chaired the meeting along with retired Judge Murugesan and 13-member panel which was formed by the government. It is said that there is an opportunity to talk about, including the formulation of policies in line with history.

Accordingly, the members of the panel would explain about the amendments that would be made in the school and higher education system according to the latest requirements.

As the State government rejected the National Education Policy (NEP), the meeting is also expected to set a deadline to come out with a draft policy, which would not only be employment-oriented but also ensure retain the state's rights in the education sector.

A high-level committee was constituted by the Tamil Nadu government to draft the SEP and was asked to submit the report within a year. The 13-member committee headed by D Murugesan, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, has members from varied fields, including Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand, Carnatic musician T M Krishna, renowned professors, and the headmaster of a government middle school in Nagapattinam.

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