HARTOG COMMITTEE REPORT, The Government of India Act of did not satisfy the Indian people. In order to satisfy the Indian people it was felt. on constitutional reforms was to be appointed in But owing to the tary education. The auxiliary Committee popularly known as the Hartog Committee. formation of the Simon Commission in and the appointment of the Hartog Committee in alongwith its recommendations on Primary, Secondary.

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The teachers are not trained and regular inspection of schools was not possible due to inadequate number of inspectors.

In his obituary it states, “Few educationists still working as did in octogenarian years could look back on so varied, strenuous, and fruitful a career as his. This Committee was appointed to survey the growth of education in British India. It should be based on the needs and conditions of village jartog.

Hartog Committee Report,

It greatly influenced the educational policy of the Government which was consolidation rather than expansion prior to independence. The committee praised the growth of affiliated colleges but criticised the falling standards of the university education. Some special institutions like Shantiniketan founded by Rabindra Nath Tagore were also established. The committee also stated that the lowering of standards is also due to indiscriminate admissions and poor work culture in secondary schools.

In the first part of this unit, we have focused our attention on the historical background behind the setting up of the Hartog Committee. This led to an unbalanced growth in the field of education. They may be outlined below—. The idea of compulsory primary education was sidetracked. People wanted an education policy which could lead to the increase in the rate of literacy.

Philip Hartog

He was the Vice-Chancellor of Dacca University in The education of the girls commitee the primary level should be gradually clmmittee compulsory. Montford reforms prevented the central Government from introducing any educational reform as it used to do previously. Amid all these labors Hartog was through life a keen helper of his own community. Wikisource has original works written by or about: Salary conditions of the service should be made attractive. Simon Commission was appointed to inquire into the working of the administration under Government of India Act of It attributed that the laxity of promotion from one class to another in the earlier stages and persecution of higher education by incapable students in too large a number were the main factors of wastage.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By responding to the dissatisfaction felt by the Indian people about the Government of India Act ofthe Simon Commission was appointed on November 8,to inquire into the working of the administration under the Government of India Act, But before suggesting recommendations it evaluated the condition of higher education, as prevalent in India commlttee those days.

The Committee recommended that salaries and service conditions of the teachers should be improved so as to attract really capable persons into the job. The Hartog committee opined that primary education should be a national concern and imperial Government should not entirely withdraw from the field of educational finance.

It would help the students to choose the courses of their choice and according to their aptitude. This made the Indian people offended and new political unrest was imminent.

In ,Edwin Montaque, the Secretary of State for India had announced in the British Parliament that the goal of the Committse policy is the progressive realisation of responsible Governance in India. Explain the historical background, i. Recommendations on Higher Education.

In rural areas school units are usually small, adequate staffing is more expensive, the conditions of living are not attractive to teachers, needs for supervision and inspection is much greater and it is more difficult to secure regular and prolonged attendance of hartot.

He left an enduring mark on educational thought and practice, not only in India but in this county and the Dominions.

Philip Hartog – Wikipedia

Increasing enrolment in primary school indicates that harfog sense of indifference to education was breaking down and social and political consciousness among the people had also increased. The Indian leaders were not satisfied with the working of diarchy.

It is necessary for us to know the terms of reference of the Hartog Committee— The Hartog committee was appointed to enquire the organisation of various aspects of education in India and to give its suggestions for its over all improvement and progress.


Calcutta University Commission, In the concluding section of the unit we have focused on an evaluation of the recommendations of the committee and its impact on the field of Indian education. Provisions for technical and industrial education should be made in the universities. Now that you are familiar with the historical background, let us discuss the formation of the Simon Commission and the Hartog Committee.

Hartog Committee Report, 1929

Recommendations on Primary Education 2. Alternative courses proposed by the Hartog committee.

This page was last edited 9129 22 Decemberat Recommendations on Secondary Education. Besides, agricultural work was also responsible for poor attendance.

The number of teaching department in universities and colleges had gone up to in from in The percentage of failures at the matriculation examinations was very large. Hartog received the honours of the Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire and Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire in the year of his retirement in reward for his services.

The method of teaching employed by the teachers was unscientific and stereo typed cimmittee the curriculum was not scientific and upto date. The suggestions made by the committee were the establishment of affiliated universities alongwith unitary universities, committfe university should appoint teachers in the affiliated colleges, honours course should be of more advanced in nature, employment bureau should be opened in the universities, admission committed the universities should be restricted, the condition of the library should be improved and commitgee examinations should be held to recruit graduates in administrative services.

In came his influential “Writing of English”, attacking the school “essay. This created problems for the representatives of the people. Rhodes and of Mr.

They could intervene even in the transfer of teachers.

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