‘Delhi Education Conference’ will be organised between January 11and 17 and will have education experts from India, Finland, Germany, Singapore, Canada and US.
Prof M R Doreswamy, an advisor to the State Government on education reforms, has recommended taking into account a few key criteria for granting autonomy to colleges.
The cynosure of the new National Education Policy (NEP 2020) is the Multiple Entry/Exit System (MEES) in higher education.
The President of India Gold Medal was awarded to Aditya Pal of the Computer Science and Engineering discipline for best academic performance in BTech.
The letter sent to school education secretaries in all the states also said that from first to tenth grade, the weight of the school bag should not exceed 10% of the student’s weight.
Offering technical education in mother tongue is part of the National Education Policy adopted by the Centre this year.
In his address through video conference, the prime minister also took an indirect dig at the previous governments, finding fault with the functioning for years of the rail coach factory in Rae Bareli.
The varsity has also formed an apex committee consisting of representatives from different schools and centres to deliberate and come up with its recommendations to implement the NEP-2020.
Ashwath Narayan also said the report would be discussed with stakeholders for their opinions. The plan is spread over 15 years and their suggestions to make it practical will be welcome, he said.
NEP's approach is to realize a new system aligned with aspirational goals of 21st century education while remaining rooted to India's value systems and ethos, he said.
He added that strong resolution, self-respect and bravery of Indian soldiers has stunned China.
Starting 2021, the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) will also be held in various regional languages, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank announced on Thursday.
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Rajeev Gowda, former MP and professor, Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore, was of the view that Covid-19 will change the way students engage with learning.
He was delivering the convocation address virtually during the centenary convocation of the University of Mysore (UoM) held in the city on Monday.
Javadekar said the Modi government has started implementing the NEP-2020 and as part of the process it has approved the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States project.