National Education Policy reignites old MoI debate
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PANJIM, July 31 -- With the new National Education Policy (NEP) being approved by the Union cabinet, the debate around the medium of instruction (MoI) at elementary classes has once again surfaced in the State. While some educational experts' views that it is not "something new", the mother-tongue protagonists' want the church affiliated Diocesan Society of Education (DSE) to respect the "national interest".
Some school managements also points out that NEP goes against the Supreme Court's 2014 verdict stating that implementation of the mother tongue as MOI in primary classes was "unconstitutional".
The NEP states that, "Wherever possible, the Medium of Instruction till grade 5, and preferably till grade 8 and beyond, will be the home la...
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