The minister also said, “We need to de-link degrees from competency and envision a future where competency would prevail”.On Tuesday, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stated that the UGC, AICTE, and NCERT must work together to build a framework for mapping future talents. The government is considering measures to formalize skilling in the school education system.
The minister also said, “We need to de-link degrees from competency and envision a future where competency would prevail”. Pradhan made the comments in an interaction with reporters here ahead of the 3rd G20 Education Working Group Meeting.
“Deliberation is going on about how to formalise skilling in our school education system. Today, we discussed with the delegates from Singapore the way forward for a comprehensive and substantive partnership towards skilling,” he said.
The minister stated that by comprehending and implementing best practices and international models, the discussions taking place at the G20 meeting will assist in the implementation of the new National Education Policy.
“The University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), and National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) must come together to create a framework for mapping future skills,” he said.
The future of employment, tech-enabled learning, foundational literacy and numeracy, and research collaborations are some of the top topics on the agenda for the third G20 Education Working Group conference.
The events that will be held prior to the meeting include a conference on deep technology and transforming logistics for coastal economies, a workshop on the future of work and skill architecture, a seminar on building capacities for lifelong learning, and an exhibition on the future of work.
The G20 Education Working Group held its first meeting in Chennai earlier this year, and its second in Amritsar last month. Before reaching a decision in June, the education group would hold three additional sessions.
(Source: Money Control)