Changes in India education system to lower students' exam stress

A teacher holds a lesson for students at Navrang School, in Ahmedabad on Sept 2, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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NEW DELHI - India is in the process of rolling out its most comprehensive education reforms in recent years to reduce the stress on students and move away from rote learning.

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 was introduced last year to reform a highly competitive education system that puts extreme exam pressure on children and has led to a proliferation of coaching institutions.

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