Educational Rights ( Term 3 Chapter 3 | 5th Social Science )
I. Choose the correct answer.
1) __________ is the first step for a child‛s development.
Answer: a) Education
2) Education is more than __________ .
c) all of the above
Answer: c) all of the above
3) “Education is the manifestation ofthe perfection already in man” is the famous quote of _________
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Dr. Radhakrishnan
c) Swami Vivekananda
Answer: c) Swami Vivekananda
4) __________ describes the importance of free and compulsory education for children.
a) The Right to Literacy Act
b) The Right to Education Act
c) The Right to School Act
Answer: b) The Right to Education Act
5) The Government of India has framed the _________ to promote education.
a) National Education Policy
b) National Policy on Elementary Education
c) National Policy on Literacy
Answer: c) National Education Policy
II. Match the following.
1 Gurukulam -2009
2 K. Kamaraj -2018
3 Right to Education Act -develops wisdom
4 Education -ancient Indian educational system
5 Samagra Shiksha -free mid-day meal
1. Gurukulam- ancient Indian educational system
2. K. Kamaraj - free mid-day meal
3. Right To Education Act- 2009
4. Education - develops wisdom
5. Samagra Shiksha- 2018
III. True or False.
1. Every child has the right to have free and compulsory education. ( True)
2. Education helps in increasing awareness of surroundings, social and political issues. (True)
3. Right to School Act describes the importance of free and compulsory education for children. (False)
4. Numeracy is the first step towards making one educated. (False)
5. The former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, K.Kamaraj was implemented Free mid-day meal programme. ( True)
IV. Answer the following.
1. Write about the importance of education.
Education doesn't mean that one should be literate. It is more than literacy. Education helps to analyse the reason and build skills to live. It helps to know what is right and wrong and to lead a moral life.
2. Write a short note on Educational Rights.
Every child has the right to have free and compulsory education. The Right to Education Act (RTE) specifies different responsibilities to the local authorities and government to ensure free and compulsory education.
Right to Education Act (2009) describes the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 to 14 years of age.
3. What is the role of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan?
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) (Education for All) was launched in the year 2001.
Objectives of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
❖Increasing the enrolment in primary schools
❖Getting access to the free and compulsory education for children upto age 14.
❖Improving the quality of education.
4. Give a short note on National Education Policy.
In 2019, the Government of India has framed the National Education Policy (NEP) to promote education among the people of India. The NEP covers all educational systems from primary to college level.
5. Write any two features of Samagra Shiksha.
❖Providing quality education and improving learning outcomes of students.
❖Supporting all state governments in implementing RTE.
❖Focusing on girl education.
V. Answer in detail.
1. Write about the Indian education system.
1. In ancient India the Gurukulam System of education was practised.
2. The British who ruled over our country brought in reforms in education.
3. Now we have an improved system of education after independence.
4. In 2019 the Government of India has framed the National Education Policy. We hope that it will bring about welcome changes in our education.
2. Write about the Right to Education Act in detail.
❖Until the completion of elementary education, no student is stopped from school.
❖Twenty-five percent reservation is given to the economically underprivileged people in all private schools.
❖Improvement in the quality of education
❖School infrastructure should be improved every three years.
❖Finances will be shared between the state and the central Government.
3. Write about Samagra Shiksha in detail.
Objectives of Samagra Shiksha :
• Providing quality education and improving learning outcomes of students.
• Supporting all state governments in implementing RTE.
• Focusing on girl education.
• Focusing on digital education.
In the past two decades. India has achieved a maximum enrollment of students in schools.
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