There is a need to train students, as well as teachers for the successful implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 as said the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Thursday. NEP 2020 focuses on multiple aspects including promoting one’s native language at primary level education, imparting vocational skills training for students at the secondary level, and other innovative reforms. It aims to provide value-based holistic education, development of scientific temper, and imparting skill training to the youth of India.
In the teaching-learning process and the development of online course contents, it is necessary to design the framework for extended use of technology which would benefit children and help to compete at the global level. As per the official release, ‘Perform, Reform and Transform’ was the success mantra given by the Minister for changing the society and transforming the lives of youth for cultivating global peace and implementing new directives of the NEP 2020.
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Through a video-conference platform, a two-day Virtual International Conference, ‘EDUCON 2020’ was inaugurated by Mr Pokhriyal. The 10 sub-themes of the focal theme ‘Envisioning Education for Transforming Youth to Realize Global Peace’ for 31 hours will be discussed by scholars from the United Kingdom, Canada, Thailand, USA, Australia, Bhutan, and India.