Cambridge Worldwide recorded a 12.5% progress within the variety of college students in 2019-20 and 58% progress within the final 5 years in India.
Abigail Barnett, deputy director, curriculum programmes, Cambridge Worldwide, advised TOI, “That is our first curriculum for age three to 6. We’ve been listening to from our colleges and lecturers for a while that they would love Cambridge to do one thing for this age group.”
She stated Cambridge Early Years programme is “aligned with NEP 2020, so when your baby completes the programme she or he can even progress to the native state or nationwide curriculum in India”.
In sync with NEP 2020 which says that Early Childhood Care and Training must be versatile and multifaceted, the Cambridge Worldwide curriculum consists of six areas — communication, language and literacy, artistic expression, arithmetic, bodily growth, private, social and emotional growth and understanding the world.
“We have been actually happy to see that it’s also set out within the NEP because the imaginative and prescient for this age group,” stated Barnett, including that other than deal with literacy, and language growth, and maths, “there may be additionally a deal with artistic expression, and bodily growth, and social and emotional growth”.
As a part of the curriculum, Cambridge College Press has designed talent books and workbooks for the learners and digital assets that folks can even entry at residence, in addition to these which can be utilized within the classroom.
Whereas NEP speaks in regards to the significance of residence language, the Cambridge Worldwide curriculum, which shall be delivered in English, additionally speaks about recognising “the significance of language and communication growth as a elementary software for studying” and offering steering to assist a multilingual method.
Cambridge Worldwide is introducing the brand new curriculum from the current tutorial session in 50 colleges or centres. Additionally it is planning related implementations in different areas.
“That is one thing that we’re nonetheless occupied with and planning in Cambridge. Our first group of colleges in India, after which roll out to India extra broadly,” stated Barnett.
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