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Textbooks for change


A number of new NCERT textbooks for class I to class XII have been designed to encourage children to
question social prejudices, discrimination and inequalities. This is a conscious reversal of the earlier
trend where textbooks reinforced prevailing stereotypes, notes

Deepti Priya Mehrotra.




Original: http://indiatogether.org/articles/textbook-education
Posted: October 5, 2006, 5:30 am