QuestionsCategory: Education in Contemporary IndiaHow can universalization of elementary education be related to inclusive education?
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Universalisation of elementary education refers to the enrollment, retention, and universal access to qualitative education for children up to the age of 14. Elementary education is a Fundamental Right. The provisions included in the Constitution of India emphasize offering elementary education to all children. Attempts by India to universalize elementary education (UEE) dates back to the pre-independence period. This fostered the inclusion of the same under the Indian Constitution’s Directive Principles of State Policy under Article 45 (1950). Without inclusive education, in which children's attention and presence are needed to achieve the end goal of the teaching-learning process, it becomes impossible to achieve the goal of universalization of education without inclusive education.  Read More >>