Year: 2021 | Month: August | Volume 12 | Issue 2

Reimagining the Role of Science Education in Development of 21st Century Learning Skills with Reference to NEP 2020

Pratyusha Ranjan Sahoo
DOI:10.30954/2230-7311.2.2021.14

Abstract:

The world is growing with a faster pace in the 21st century due to rapid development of science and technology. It has brought a paradigm shift to the lifestyle and social processes as a whole. Changing scenario has brought more challenges to live in. Preparing students to live and face the world in the 21st century is challenging and daunting. Acquisition of different skills and knowledge as well as interdisciplinary approach towards the world are needed to the students to keep in pace with world. The present study draws and reviews on the policies with specific reference with National Curriculum Framework 2005 (NCF 2005) and National Education Policy (NEP 2020) to explore the role of Science Education in development of 21st Century Learning Skills which have been recommended with the intent to prepare the learners to face the challenging world. Transforming the 21st century education is an attempt to change the world and face the upcoming challenges posed by the world. This dynamic recommendations made by both the policies, if integrated and implemented properly with the same intent and spirit, it can do wonders. And education can be the powerful weapon which can be used to change the world and face the world as well.





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