Contemporary Curriculum: A Methodological Framework On Skill-Based Education In Language Learning

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R.Subhashini , M.Rubitha , Dr. S. Chitra


In the present scenario, a contemporary curriculum is the best implementation of learning activities for student-centric learning, drawing upon the learners' experiences in and around the language classroom. For young learners, education should be skill-based rather than knowledge-based learning. The present article focuses on skill-based education towards language learning effectively. According to NEP 2020, the paradigm shift turned towards learners' drive towards their life and employability skills. It prepares students across all curriculum areas and learning stages with skills and capabilities to thrive in a rapidly changing and interconnected world. It connects students and engages their sense of curiosity. Learning is a process in which an individual's knowledge or behavior changes due to experience (Education); different learning theories propose different viewpoints on what is important and how learning occurs. This article emphasizes the importance of skill-based education and its description, characteristics, benefits, and drawbacks. Teachers must focus on contemporary curriculum, prior experiences and knowledge of students, learner interests, student learning styles, and the learner's developmental levels while developing instructional tactics. Its result outcomes shape the learners to enhance their critical thinking conceptual knowledge & to be creative in their learning activities to become lifelong learners, especially in their reading comprehension.

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