Wardha Scheme of Basic Education, 1937

Wardha Scheme of Basic Education- Mahatma Gandhi: Main Aim: The main aim of the Wardha scheme of basic education was ‘learning through activities‘. A committee worked out details of the scheme to be implemented in the provinces under the chairmanship of Dr. Zakir Hussain. Fundamentals of Basic Education: Free Compulsory Education: Mahatma Gandhi asserted that within the ages 7 and 14 education should be free, compulsory, and universal. As a concession, however, girls, if their guardians so desire, could be withdrawn from the school after their twelfth year. During this period of seven years, Gandhiji planned to include primary, middle, … Continue reading Wardha Scheme of Basic Education, 1937