Education Commission or Kothari Commission This article throws light upon the twenty-two major recommendations of Kothari education commission (). The recommendations are: 1. Education and. PRINCIPAL RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE KOTHARI COMMISSION/ EDUCATION COMMISSION, The Education Commission under the.

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Teachers should be helped and trained to use in-expensive and local available improvised teaching aids. Varalakshmi, Amrita Varma and R. Equalisation of Educational Opportunity 3. National Council of Educational Research and Training. Remember me on this computer.

In order to remove theses defects, the government had to appoint a new education commission to advise the government on national pattern of education along with general principles and policies for the development of education at all stages.

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Teachers should be appropriately trained for the ungraded system through regular training courses and orientation programmes. The ultimate objective should be to introduce adequate guidance services in all secondary schools with a trained counselor in charge of the programme. Report of the Commission 5.

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Organization of social and national service programmes concurrently with academic studies in schools and colleges and to make them obligatory for all students at all stages; 2. Task Force on Teacher Education and Teacher Status The group inspected the proficiency of the teachers and their remuneration packages.

The Commission had some unique features, they were – i Not to limit its inquiry to specific sectors or aspects of education, but to have a comprehensive, review of the entire educational system.


Education in India must necessarily emerge from Indian experience, through, culture and local conditions. Chairman, University Grants Commission. State Board of Education should prepare advanced curricula in all subjects and introduce them in a phased manner in the schools.

The new educational system should consist of a 1 to 3 years of pre-school education b Lower primary stage of 4 to 5 years c Higher primary stage of 3 or 2 years d Lower secondary stage of 3 or 2 years e Higher secondary stage of 2 years of vocational education 2. Shah, Amrik Singh, R.

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This will surely bring education into closer relationship with productivity. Instruction days in the year to commussion increased to about 39 weeks for schools and 35 weeks for colleges and pre-primary schools; and 2.

Other holidays to be cut down to 10 in a year. Education appeared to be one of areas which indicated many problems that needed our efforts for immediate solutions. Wadiwa and the secretary of commisaion group, Gurbax Singh were the members.

It will bridge the gap between intellectual and manual work.


It recommended that common school or neighbourhood schools should be set up which should be open to all living in one neighbourhood. Secondary education should be largely vocationalised and in higher education, a great emphasis should be placed on agriculture and technical education. The size of the class should be 1: Besides, lists of minimum teaching aids and equipment needed by each category of schools should be prepared.


The commission made the following suggestions with regards to evaluation at different stage education: The report is divided into four sections — Section I: The Indian members were K. The commission realised that the provision of school buildings is extremely unsatisfactory at present and felt that it is necessary to take steps to clear the backlog of unconstructed school buildings as well as to provide additional buildings for new involvement.

Work-experience should be introduced as an integral part of all education; general and vocational. Teachers must, therefore, be accorded an honoured place in society. Schools should be given the freedom to devise and experiment with new curricula suited to their needs.

It also recommended the establishment of guidance and counselling centres and a new approach in the evaluation of student performances. Programmes categorized into three. There should be continuous practice teaching for a period of at least eight weeks under actual school conditions. Kotnari along with A. Teaching aids and equipment will be prepared through workshop.

Kothari iv 29th June; v 19, four. Muralidharan and two men, M. Naik, Paul Neurath, S. Secondary Education Commission Some universities should start graduate schools with 3 years Master Degree courses in certain subjects; and 3.