New Delhi, October 31
The Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship and other important institutions related to school and higher education will work together to shape the new education format to make education job-oriented.
Within this framework, seven national educational institutions, including the CBSE, NCERT, UGC, AICTE and higher education departments, will launch a joint campaign. Through this initiative, skills and employment education will be promoted in school and college education. Language learning will also be seen as the development of students’ skills.
According to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, the Education Ministry has launched a joint effort of seven institutions, including CBSE, NCERT, UGC, AICTE and the Ministry of Skills, in that direction.
According to the Ministry of Education, the government’s effort is to create such an ecosystem in which, in addition to educating the young people of India, they can be made employable. Senior ministry officials said the knowledge and skills of young people will become the fuel to build a self-sufficient India by promoting production, manufacturing and research in India.
If a student studies the Japanese language after graduating in English Literature, this is an additional skill for him. In the coming times, the Japanese bullet train will arrive in India, in such a situation, young people will be able to get opportunities in many high positions including high-end management and as consultants.
In fact, under the new education policy, it has been decided that skilled and employable education will be promoted. The Ministry of Education believes that foreign languages ââcan also be part of the development of students’ skills. And for example, learning the Japanese language should be an additional skill for us.
According to the Ministry of Skills Development, the huge changes taking place in various sectors will create a demand for new skills and more qualified professionals, and it will therefore be necessary to map skills at the district level and guide development efforts. skills accordingly. District officials were also invited to be part of this campaign.
At the same time, the Ministry of Education has also formed a national steering committee to prepare the framework for the national curriculum. This committee is developing four national curriculum frameworks based on the vision of NEP 2020. These include the national curriculum framework for school education, the national program for early childhood care and education, the national curriculum framework for training. teachers and the national curriculum framework for adults. Education.
The committee is chaired by Indian space scientist K. Kasturirangan, who headed the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). He was also chairman of the drafting committee of NEP 2020. Besides Kasturirangan, 11 other members were also appointed to this committee. IANS