Guidelines for Parents Participation in Home-schooling : Education Ministry
Updated: Mar 14
New Delhi, 19th June 2021
Education ministry released guidelines for parents participation in home-based learning
during school closure and beyond, while releasing these guidelines Education Minister
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ pointed out the importance of parents role in a child’s learning and
He said the home is the first school and parents are the first teachers of the child, these guidelines aim at providing information regarding participation and engagement with children during new normal and emphasize creating a safe positive, and engaging environment for children.
Guidelines focus on addressing the learning gaps and improving child’s learning and the
suggested activities are in accordance with various stages of school education as per the National Education Policy.
These recommendations provide many simple tips for home-based learning for parents and
other facilities. Schools have been advised to involve parents by providing information and
idea to help students at home with homework and other curriculum-related activities.
It is a commendable set taken by the ministry as children are considered as future of the
country but from last one and a half year they are at home due to new normal and covid
should not in any situation hinder in their learning. These guidelines will help parents and
children to strengthen their bond and will help parents to make their children future-ready.
- By Kompal
Research Intern, Stambh Organization India