The Goal SDG-4.1 - “By 2030, ensure that all boys and girls complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes.
The Goal SDG 4.5 - “By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of Education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations”
Holistic (SAMAGRA) view of education, as interpreted in the National Curriculum. Framework 2005. Treat school education holistically as a continuum from Pre-school to Class 12.
Single and unified administrative structure leading to harmonized implementation looking at ‘school’ as a continuum.
Flexibility to States to prioritise their interventions under the Scheme.
Ensuring Universal Access including Infrastructure Development and Retention
Support States in the implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.
Provision of quality education and enhancing learning outcomes of students.
Bridging Social and Gender Gaps in School Education.
Ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of school education.
Ensuring minimum standards in schooling provisions.
Promoting Vocationalisation of education.
Strengthening and up-gradation of State Councils of Educational Research and Training (SCERTs)/State Institutes of Education (SIE) and DIET as nodal agencies for teacher empowerment.