National Curriculum Framework (NCF 2005) B.Ed Notes, download PDF

The National Curriculum Framework (NCF) 2005 is a comprehensive document that guides the development of the school curriculum in India. It was developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in consultation with educators, scholars, and experts from different fields. The framework provides guidelines for the development of curricula, pedagogical practices, and teacher education across all levels of school education.

•NCF 2005 is a guideline for syllabus, textbooks & teaching practices for schools in India.

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•Published by: National council of educational research and training (NCERT).

•Head: Proff. Yashpal

•NCF 2005 based on NPE 1986-1992 & learning without burden report (1993).

•4th National Curriculum framework.

•Its predecessors were published in 1975, 1988, 2000.

•NCF 2005 is based on constructivist approach/constructivism.

•It begins with a quotation from Tagore’s essay ‘civilization and progress’ in which poet remind us that ‘creative spirit’ & ‘generous joy’ are keys in childhood.

Special Features Of NCF 2005

  1. Learning without burden to make learning a joyful experience.

2. Develop a sense of self-reliance and dignity of the individual.

3. Develop child centered approach.

4. Promote universal enrollment & retention up to age of 14

5. Inculcate the feeling of oneness, democracy & unity in students.

6. NCF 2005 ensured that irrespective of caste, creed, religion all are provided with a standard curriculum.

Guiding Principles Of NCF 2005

1.Ensuring that learning shifts away from rote methods.

2. Connecting knowledge to life outside the school.

3. Enriching the curriculum so that it goes beyond textbooks.

4. Nurturing an overriding identity, informed by caring concerns within the democratic polity of the country.

5. Making examinations more flexible.

Overall, the NCF 2005 is a comprehensive document that provides a roadmap for the development of a child-centered and holistic approach to education in India. It emphasizes the importance of promoting values, skills, and attitudes, in addition to knowledge, and provides guidelines for the development of an inclusive and participatory learning environment.

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