Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a three-day seminar –Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam at Varanasi on Thursday. The seminar has been organized by the Ministry of Education in association with University Grants Commission and Banaras Hindu University. Over 300 vice-chancellors and directors from public and private universities, educationists, policymakers, as also industry representatives have been scheduled to talk about how the implementation of National Education Policy 2020 can be taken further across the country.
The summit will provide a platform for leading Indian higher educational institutions to discuss, deliberate, and share insights on strategies, success stories, and best practices in implementing the NEP 2020.
Many universities have already implemented the NEP 2020, but there are still many who are yet to change. Some of the changes announced under NEP including academic bank of credit, multiple entry-exit, multi disciplinarity and flexibility in higher education, regulations aimed at boosting online and open distance learning, revising the National Curriculum Framework to make it more in sync with global standards, promoting multi linguality and Indian Knowledge Systems and making both a part of educational curriculum, mainstreaming skill education and promoting lifelong learning, to name a few
“The Summit is expected to provide a platform for thought-provoking discussions that will articulate the roadmap and implementation strategies, foster knowledge exchange and build networks through interdisciplinary deliberations and discuss challenges being faced by educational institutions and articulate solutions,” the Ministry of education said in an official notice.National, News