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Communalisation of Education

In the late 1990s and the early years of this decade, communalisation was making visible inroads into school education. The National Curriculum Framework, 2005 and textbooks based on this, like that in Kerala, shifted the focus to "child centredness" as the core concern of school education. Did this shift in focus help to address and grapple with the issue of communalisation of education?

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Communalisation of Education The secular outlook prior to the document of 2000 was significant after Partition.
  But the 2000 document brushes away
  self-criticism and often uses spurious
Yemuna Sunny claims, for instance:

In the late 1990s and the early years of this decade, communalisation was making visible inroads into school education. The National Curriculum Framework, 2005 and textbooks based on this, like that in Kerala, shifted the focus to “child centredness” as the core concern of school education. Did this shift in focus help to address and grapple with the issue of communalisation of education?

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