WHY IN THE NEWS?
The Prime Minister has launched the SAFAL assessment framework and Vidya Pravesh Scheme on the first anniversary of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
- SAFAL stands for Structured Assessment for Analysing Learning.
- Purpose: It is a competency-based assessment for grades 3, 5 and 8 introduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
- SAFAL will be used to assess the progress of foundational skills and basic learning outcomes among students