New Education Policy Explained: Logical Thinking

• 2020
• New Education Policy
• Analytical thinking
• logic

The National Education Policy 2020, which was approved by the Union Cabinet of India on 29 July 2020, outlines the vision of India's new education system. The new policy replaces the previous National Policy on Education, 1986. The policy is a comprehensive framework for elementary education to higher education as well as vocational training in both rural and urban India. The policy aims to transform India's education system by 2021. Shortly after the release of the policy, the government clarified that no one will be forced to study any particular language and that the medium of instruction will not be shifted from English to any regional language. The language policy in NEP is a broad guideline and advisory in nature; and it is up to the states, institutions, and schools to decide on the implementation. What is logical thinking? It is understood as those forms of purely relational reasoning, that is, involving real or abstract objects and a series of relationships between them. It is a type of thought that comes from individual elaboration itself, and that requires abstract, hypothetical elaboration. In this type of reasoning it is essential to draw valid conclusions from a set of determined premises , as in the propositional logic or symbolic logic, which are formal models of expressing a reflection.This type of reasoning is, in addition, extremely ancient, since it was cultivated extensively by the ancient Greek philosophers, who saw in deduction and formal correlation the best method to reach the truth .Today we know that certain conclusions cannot be reached in this way, but still logic is an elementary part of contemporary scientific thinking , especially as regards the rules of the formal research process.It can be combined with others, thus giving rise to logical-mathematical, logical-abstract, logical-spatial thinking, among others.