The Education Minister of Delhi, Atishi Marlena recently launched the Delhi Arts Curriculum report on the innovative arts curriculum, developed for students of underserved communities in Delhi. The report promises to provide valuable insights into the transformative impact of art-based education in society.
According to sources, the Director of Education & Sports, Govt of Delhi, Himanshu Gupta implied that the Delhi Arts curriculum, which was developed as a way to include arts in the education of children studying in Government schools in delhi, was an implementation of the recommendations put forth in the National Education Policy 2020.
The curriculum, which has been piloted in nine government schools in Delhi is said to have transformed the lives of more than 3000 students and 89 teachers, enabling students aged between three and ten to develop competencies in five different art forms, including: visual arts, music, dance, theatre and media arts.
Apart from fostering creativity abilities in learners, the curriculum also focuses on the development of social-emotional skills that are crucial for a fulfilling life.
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