Education can act as a powerful tool for reducing poverty and unemployment and achieving sustained human development. When we compared our country’s education with other developed/developing countries, the education in our country is not suitable to the current situation/practical life. All over the world, governments are strictly following the procedure of generating libraries along with schools, colleges, etc., because emperor Napoleon said the “Build up libraries otherwise we would build up prisons.”
Generally in all the countries are understand the importance of higher education. In the 1980s, American president Ronald Regan take several steps to improve higher educations. In a survey, among the 10 world’s best universities, 9 universities are situated in America. Most of the countries are including basic education as a human right. In India itself, the education quality incorporates schools, and private institutions have huge differences. For instance, the education system in institutions like IIM, IIT is differing from other institutions. IIM and IIT institutes students are having more future benefits like employment, salary, etc., rather than the other institutes. The syllabus difference between Tamilnadu and Kerala. We can give much more examples to prove equality in our education system.
According to the human resource development department report in India, only 77% of the students are pursuing their higher secondary studies. In which 61.6% of the students stop their studies in between of higher secondary. The total no. of schools, colleges is increased slightly when compared to previous years, but the education quality is falling down. Even though the students are well educated, they can’t be able to get a job because of the nonpractical syllabus in many education institutions. It is the right time to introduce the “education revolution” through uniform education.
In the current situation, only the richest students are able to get quality education in metric and private schools. The government of Tamil Nadu is going to introduce a uniform education system in eliminates equality in education. In the 1960s Gothari commission insists government of India introduce uniform education in every state, and also the committee stressed increasing the allocation of finance to education. With that committee’s recommendations, the government of India introduced “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.” But the result is not up to the level. The Government of Tamilnadu comes forward to introduce the uniform education with the recommendation of the Muthu Kumaran committee. Uniform education will reduce the burden of the school children by reducing the no. of books and notes and also. It will make a pull stop to the indirect collection of amounts from the children by way of using textbooks. It is a good thing on one side but on another side the quality of government schools not up to the mark of private schools.
Uniform education’s other important content is crating or building near by schools to children’s. But the government of Tamil Nadu doesn’t give any matters regarding the nearest school systems. The Government of Tamil Nadu also failed to include the medium of instructions as Tamil. Because Mr. Muthukumaran’s committee strongly stressed providing education in the mother tongue. The education minister also failed to include the very important content of uniform education is appointing a sufficient no. of teachers to each child in the Government Schools.
From the point of view of us and also from the point of view of experts, we wished to suggest. Some recommendations and we expect something from the Tamil Nadu education minister to develop the rural children education rate.
1. The Government must develop the infrastructure facilities. The Government schools do not have enough infrastructure facilities like private schools.
2. In most of the rural schools the teacher-student ration in too low (5 classes: 2 teachers). Merely introducing a common syllabus we can’t expect uniform education development in all schools. The State Government should come forward to allocate more finance to education development.
3. Most of the politicians, like PMK leader Ramadoss expect the State Government should come forward to provide LKG & UKG education to all the rural students. Because all the urban area students are going in the Ist standard after completing these courses, but most of the rural students are joined without these courses. So far, four committee are arranged to analyze Indians’ education position. All these committees are recommending one thing severally that is “nearby schools with mother tongue common schools.”
4.A child should get an education with out going long distance. For that Government should construct more no. of schools in rural areas. So for the Government didn’t explained about the nearby schools construction.
Uniform education system may create an education revolution in Tamil Nadu and it will scatter over all the states. The Government also will make keen attention towards the education system in our country. We hope the uniform education syllabus will reduce the imbalance between the rural student’s knowledge and urban student’s knowledge. It is the time to create education revolution in our country. We believe our state forward its first foot step to wards education revolution. In uniform education, common syllabus is one of the foot step, still there are many foot steps are inform of us we have to cross them in order to get a quality education and also to provide quality education to our state students. Government may do and God will help them.