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RBU hosts webinar on teachers’ role in NEP

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 19, 2021 11:56 AM

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University organized a webinar on `Teachers’ Role in NEP Implementation’ in collaboration with the Niti Aayog and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal.

The keynote speaker for the inaugural session was Dr Raghavendra P Tiwari, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. He emphasized that for the success of NEP there was a need to revisit the traditional education system.

The teachers should consider teaching as a mission and then only they can implement the policy in the true sense. This will satisfy the learning needs of the students and will be relevant for the youth and the nation, he added.

The chief guest, Dr Rajneesh Arora, Managing Director, Amritsar College of Engineering and Technology, Amritsar, welcoming the delegates, said that the teachers should put in their best efforts for successful implementation of the new education policy.

The programme was organized under the leadership of Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University. Dr Navneet Chopra, Head of the University School of Education, Rayat Bahra University, welcomed the resource persons, dignitaries and participants.

Dr Parvinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Rayat Bahra University, said that it was a matter of honor for Rayat Bahra University to conduct a webinar in collaboration with Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal and Niti Aayog.

He emphasized on the need for collective efforts to put India on the track of sustainable development. He suggested that the centre and the state must come forward in collaborative effort with the private sector for addressing the issues related to implementation of the policy and quality education through NEP 2020.

The inaugural session was followed by a technical session for deliberations on the challenges and solutions for the implementation of NEP. Dr Davinder Singh Thakur, Sanjyojak, BSM Punjab, delivered the valedictory address. He thanked the Niti Aayog for giving an opportunity to BSM for dissemination of information in the educational institutions in the region.

Akhil Bhartiya Sangathan Mantri Mukul Kantikar proposed to accept the challenges and Gurukul like teaching system. He suggested that education be modified in accordance with the Indian context.

Dr Neena Mehta, Dean of Student Welfare, proposed a vote of thanks.

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