|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Feb 25: A day-long national seminar on "Communicating Indian knowledge through transforming Teacher Education: A vision of NEP-2020' was organized by the Department of Educational Studies, Central University of Jammu (CUJ) under the aegis of School of Education, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) - a national scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India in collaboration with the Vidya Bharati Uchcha Shiksha Sansthan (VBUSS).
The key-note speaker of the national seminar, Prof. C.B. Sharma, School of Education, IGNOU, in his address emphasized that if we want to change the India, change the education system by framing the policies for the privileged people. Further, He stressed on the education must be provided through vernacular medium therefore emotional attachment would be built among the children to work for their motherland.
Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST, Jammu, in his inaugural address, emphasized that our education system must focus on capacity development of youth by promoting vocational education, so that we can produce job creators rather than job seekers. By talking about regional language, he stressed that one should not have an inferiority complex for communicating through mother-tongue.
Prof Ashok Aima, Vice-chancellor, Central University of Jammu appealed that educational institutions should take the responsibility for implementing the guidelines of NEP while taking diversity of India in mind. In the present education system, there is a lack of connection between primary and secondary education.
Prof. Bechan Lal, Vice-Chancellor, Cluster University, Jammu while delivering the valedictory address urged the gathering that the commitment of the teachers is a key aspect of inculcating values among the students which is also the vision and mission of NEP-2020. He further said that for implementing the policy, the role of parents and society is equally important along with the teachers. Delegates across the country presented research papers on various themes.