National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 – ‘Playing to Win’

Background: The National Education Policy 2020 which was apporved by the Union Cabinet in July seeks to resturcture the education system of India and looks to address the structural issues in the Education System today. Purpose of this study: While NEP has inlcuded sport and physical education as an integral part of their education continuum across the early, primary and seconday years of children – this document helps clarify further how PLAY can be used by educators and administrators as a pedagogical tool to accomplish all the key principles and outcomes envisioned by NEP. Educator can use the guidelines outlined in this document as a part of the creation of curriculum and pedagogy, teach education as well as administration of schools.