Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
3.Discuss the Key components of the Delhi model of education. Explain how it has successfully tried to bridge the gaps between the education for masses and that for the classes. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why this question:
The author writes in detail about the Delhi model of education.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the significant features of such a model and explain in what way it has bridged the gap between education for masses and education for classes to some extent.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Start by highlighting the significance of education in general.
Discuss the key features of Delhi model of education. Explain the fact that the Delhi government believes that quality education is a necessity, not a luxury. Discuss the five major components of the model – transformation of school infrastructure, training of teachers and principals, Engaging with the community by reconstituting school management committees (SMC), major curricular reforms in teaching learning, and no fee increase in private schools.
Conclude by reasserting the significance of such a model and need for the country to follow such models in the education sector.