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November 27, 2020 Friday 10:38:23 AM IST

Cambridge University lauds National Education Policy of India

National Edu News

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' addressed a virtual National Conference on ‘Empowering through Zero- Shunya Se Sashaktikaran' organised by Sri Aurobindo Society on 24th November, 2020. In the presence of education officers and teachers connected through digital platforms across the country, Pokhriyal honoured more than 40 education officers for their leadership role and 26 teachers for their innovative practices during Covid-19 pandemic. The Minister also launched 'Innovation and Leadership Casebook - Covid Edition', the e-books comprise of the innovative efforts and work of the education officers and teachers.

Union Minister said that NEP 2020 is most comprehensive and futuristic policy document in educational history of this country. NEP lays the foundation of the New India as it focuses on development of competencies, skills and critical thinking of children, he added. He also urged people to work together with determination to implement the National Education Policy.

Cambridge University, the world’s leading University, lauded the National Education Policy of India and honoured Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ for spearheading Education Reforms to build a coherent and resilient education system, he added. He appreciated Union Education Minister for his commitment to sustainable education through the National Education Policy 2020.

He further said for the last seven decades, India has largely focused on expanding access to education. Now, with the recently launched NEP 2020 the focus has rightly shifted to the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment reforms. It promises to move the education system towards real understanding, away from the culture of rote learning.

The Cambridge Partnership for Education, Cambridge University collaborates with the Government around the world to develop quality coherent education systems.