The IUP Journal of Soft Skills
Transforming Learning: Develop Leaders One Child at a Time

Article Details
Pub. Date : March, 2022
Product Name : The IUP Journal of Soft Skills
Product Type : Article
Product Code : IJSS20322
Author Name :Ivaturi Murali Krishna
Availability : YES
Subject/Domain : Management
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No. of Pages : 8



The New Education Policy (NEP) is a complete overhaul of the teachinglearning process. Today, it is no longer a teacher-centric approach, but rather a holistic learner-centric approach with the focus on creative potential. The policy stresses on the core principles, wherein schools develop not just cognitive skills in children but also foundational skills such as critical thinking and problem solving in addition to social and emotional skills referred to as soft skills, which include cultural awareness and empathy, perseverance and grit, teamwork, leadership, communication, etc. (Yadav, 2022). The policy is both global and local in its intent and outlook. Its topmost agenda is quality education and strengthening its foundations, besides catering to the educational requirements of the most disadvantaged. Children are the future nation builders. They should be taught how to find their voice and inspire others to find theirs. Leader in Me, Teach for India and Make a Difference (MAD) are initiatives attempting to develop a holistic child and bring home the concept-'It takes a village to raise a child.'


Early Childhood Care and Education
Foundational learning focuses on children's ability to read and meaningfully comprehend, as well as use various mathematical techniques to solve various problems in real life. The New Education Policy (NEP) considers equity as an inclusive notion focusing on Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Groups (SEDG) and areas. There is a significant stress on capacity building of students, teachers and institutions. The pedagogy has been restructured to focus on the multidisciplinary