NAVONMESH 2017 – National Conference on Innovations in School Education was inaugurated on Tuesday by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. The three-day conference is being held at NCERT Headquarters, New Delhi and has participants from different states and UNESCO, in addition to several NGOs and Educationists.
For the display of innovations under the Navonmesh this year, five camps will be organized at Raipur, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Guwahati and Pune. In the camps, aspects of teacher education, imparting of quality education, collaboration of community and proper use of digital means for education will be discussed at length by various state government officers, NGOs, and exponent of education doing innovation in education.
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While addressing the gathering on the auspicious occasion, the Minister emphasized on the need to impart quality education to students in such a manner so that they turn out to be the good citizens full of morales and values. Imparting of Quality Education to students is the crux of the learning outcome process for which we have to toil hard continuously. It is the teacher, the parents, concerned departments, educationist and the society, in general, who will have to work collectively for the amazing outcome. Moreover, he informed that the government is now and then coming up with the modalities of learning outcome process to improve and ensure the quality of Education.
After inaugurating, HRD Minister explored all the stalls displaying innovations by SCERT, NCERT and other organizations. He even released the book learning outcomes along with few more publications. Director of Hrishikesh Senapati accorded warm welcome to the Union Minister.
He expressed the hope that the deliberations discussed at this conference will lead to constructive education for the empowerment of students so that they could attain knowledge, skill and good values in one go.
HRD Minister also informed that the government is planning to create awareness among parents and teachers as well as students regarding the norms of education being given at certain level in definitive mode. For the same, the posters will be displayed in school across the country. Teachers will be provided proper training and accountability will be fixed, he assured.
The conference was addressed by Anil Swarup, Secretary School Education, Hrushikesh Senapati, Director NCERT and Mr. Shigeru Aoyagi, Director, and UNESCO representative.