Dharmendra Pradhan Holds Discussion On Digital Education With Officials
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a discussion on 'Universalisation of quality education through digital education' in a meeting with officials.
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a discussion on 'Universalisation of quality education through digital education' in a meeting with officials of the Education Ministry, Skill India, Prasar Bharati, and BISAG.
The minister took Twitter and said: "With officials of EduMinOfIndia, MSDESkillIndia, prasarbharati and BISAG, held a discussion on universalisation of quality education through digital education.”
In a Twitter thread, Mr Pradhan explained the aim of this discussion and said, “By bridging the digital divide and reaching the unreached, we aim to bring greater inclusion in education. Called for an innovative approach towards leveraging technology to expand existing platforms to cover the spectrum of education and skill development.”
The meeting focused on key aspects of digital learning including— "Reaching unreached," "Bridging digital divide," "avoiding exploitation," and "Bringing inclusiveness." These initiatives aim at benefitting crores of families and make the digital education concept reachable to all.
Calling it an innovative approach, the education minister highlighted that the Government is preparing inclusive measures for education to involve the masses into the digital education initiative. It will also help in the upliftment of skill development and expansion of existing platforms.
According to a news report by PTI, in the view of implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, 14 engineering colleges across eight states in India will teach technical education in regional languages as well, which is another example of "inclusive" education policies.
Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, "We are making significant progress in implementation of the NEP. In tune with one of the major recommendations of the policy, 14 engineering colleges across 8 States shall be imparting technical education in 5 regional languages.”