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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Special attention should be given to books for children and to university- level books in regional languages. But as education remains the common quest of mankind, it was found profitable to draw upon the experience and thinking of educationists and scientists from other countries and to take advantage of the latest developments in the educationally advanced countries.

A higher education stage of 3 years or more for the first degree course followed by courses of varying durations for the second or research degrees.

Kothari Education Commission ()

Conmission such the commission included 7 Indian members and 5 others; 1 each from Japan, France, U. In urban pocket, municipalities and corporations should be fully spared for construction of school buildings. According to Kothari Commission, evaluation is a continuous process, forms an integral part of the total system of education, and is intimately related to educational objectives.

Efforts to be made to spread Hindi in non-Hindi speaking areas, as it are the official language of the union and the lingua-franca of the people. Games and sports should be developed on a large scale with the object of improving the physical fitness and sportsmanship of the average student as well as of those who excel in this department. Naik along with A.

The graduate studies were recommended to be standardized as a three-year course. Science and mathematics commissiob be an integral part of general education till the end of the school stage. Programmes categorized into three. Howes, Nauhria Ram and Olive 1.


The Commission submitted its report on June 29th, We have already discussed about the two commissions, i. Games and sports should be made not only to protect the rights of minorities but to promote their educational interests as suggested in the statement issued by the conference of the Chief Ministers of States and Central ministers held in August Encouragement should be given to experimentation in devising less expensive methods of expanding pre-primary education.

The creation of the Indian Education service is a step in the right direction and if organised on a proper lines, such a service would help the progress of education.

It is desirable to begin the academic year on the same day throughout India. It is important for us to know the features that have made this commission a unique commission from other earlier commissions. Suitable programs should be developed to reduce the prevailing wastage and stagnation in schools and to ensure that every child who is enrolled in school successfully completes the prescribed course.

Reddick served as special invitees of the sub groups. Describe the educational structure recommended by the commission. Thus new ideas will be developed in society and narrow ideas will disappear. The objectives, as recommended by the commission were increasing productivity; promoting social and national integration; education and modernisation and developing social, moral and spiritual values.

These should, as far as possible, be single campus universities; but where necessary, they may have constituent colleges on different campuses. The main front line activities were handled by nineteen task forces or working groups, each handling a specific area of activity.

Explain the appointment of the Education Commission of and its unique features. Private enterprise should be made largely responsible for setting up and running pre-primary centres.

Programmes should be developed to reduce the prevailing wastage and stagnation in schools and to ensure universal enrollment. The educational administration can hasten diffusion of new teaching methods for bringing out elasticity by combining permissiveness and persuasion, approaching new methods according to the ability of schools, giving necessary in-service training to teachers through workshops, seminars, refresher courses, demonstrations cimmission.


It also advised standardization of pay scales working under different managements such as government, private and local bodies. The possibility of establishing autonomous book corporations on commercial lines should be examined and efforts should be made to have a few basic textbooks common throughout the country.

Kothari Education Commission (1964-66)

In this unit, we will discuss about Kothari Education Commission,which was the sixth commission in the history of commission in India. Steps should be taken immediately to devise suitable techniques for identifying talent at this stage. The commission recommended that the students from all educational strata should be required to teach the adults as a part of compulsory national service programme.

Two-fold strategy should be taken to combat illiteracy. Teachers should be required to teach and participate in the campaign. Commission laid stress on women education and advised setting up of state and central level committees for overseeing women education. Skip to main content. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Task Force on Techniques and Methods in Education This seventeen member task force was entrusted with the designing of the functional mechanics of the educational system.

NaikPrem Pasricha, V. Working Group on Educational Buildings This group had its focus on the educational infrastructure and had several construction and infrastructure experts among its fifteen members.