Envisioning the Future of Education in India: National Education Policy 2020
Presenter: Dr. Devi Singh - Ex-Vice Chancellor and member of the Governing Body, FLAME University, Pune. He is one of the top academic leaders in India who has created and transformed institutions of higher learning.
Hosted by: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Synopsis: With an emphasis on critical thinking, experiential learning, and research mind-set, NEP 2020 is aimed to help the education sector shift gear and meet the demands of a 21st century India.
Points of discussion:
The rationale and the relevance of NEP, 2020
The structural changes from the elementary level to higher education (and specifically higher education)
Multidisciplinary, 'Indianness' in education, the significance of 'liberal' studies, and vocational education
The session also highlighted the challenges and prospects of the policy.