With an aim to instill values that would prepare children to be active and committed citizen, Delhi Government will launch the Deshbhakti Curriculum in all its schools for children of classes KG to 8th standard.
Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia reviewed the progress of the Deshbhakti Curriculum development on Monday and said “ We want our children to have sense of pride for India, respect for the values enshrined in the constitution and practice the same in their life.”
The Deshbhakti Curriculum committee apprised the Deputy CM on the status of curriculum development. The curriculum shall comprise of themes related to understanding self, family, school, community, society, nation and the world.
“ It is aimed to instill a sense of pride and responsibility for the country among students through self understanding and critical reflections. Different methodologies and pedagogies would be applied including storytelling, group work, mind mapping, role plays, and group reflection activities,” he said.
The committee is assisted by teacher of Delhi government schools and organisations Teach for India, ComMutiny - The Youth Collective, Pravah, and We The People Abhiyan.