Metamorphosis of Education Through Celebrating the Third Anniversary of NEP 2020
With the far-reaching changes in the education policy of India; July 29, 2020, marks a significant revolutionary year in the field of Education. The Government of India implemented a new educational policy, named as National Education Policy (NEP) in order to make notable amendments to the ongoing educational policy.
Today, on July 29, 2023, embarks the third anniversary of NEP 2020, which is an outstanding occasion that necessitates contemplation and appreciation of the policy’s profound influence on the educational field. NEP 2020 has been a change agent from its launch three years ago, providing creative and forward-thinking reforms that have had a good impact on education at all levels, from primary to higher education.
Importance of NEP 2020:
With an emphasis on holistic development, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation, NEP 2020 is a vision for transforming education. It promotes a learner-centric strategy that urges students to actively engage in their educational experiences rather than sit back and absorb knowledge. Additionally, the policy emphasizes the promotion of transdisciplinary learning, digital literacy, and a solid grounding in moral and ethical principles.
The policy promises to serve as an opportunity for exhibiting the amazing accomplishments made possible by NEP 2020. Participants will have the chance to see firsthand the real results of this approach in various educational systems and institutions. Presentations, exhibitions, and interactive workshops will be a part of the event. Teachers and students will share their success stories and discuss how NEP 2020 has enabled them to pursue new learning and growth opportunities.
Quotation on the National Education Policy, 2020:
Many eminent personalities across the nation have quoted about the National Education Policy, 2020, on the eve of the third anniversary of the policy. Let’s have a glance at it:
“On the joyous occasion of the third anniversary of the National Education Policy, the SBI Foundation extends hearty congratulations to the visionary policymakers for their commitment to transformative change in the education sector. We applaud the NEP’s emphasis on inclusivity and equality, which mirrors our own mission to make quality education accessible through various initiatives. Through our various educational programs, such as Youth for India fellowship, we strive to empower the underprivileged communities with the gift of education. As we continue to champion the cause of inclusive education, we stand in unison with the National Education Policy in our shared journey towards building a brighter and more equitable future for every child in India.” said Mr. Sanjay Prakash, MD & CEO, SBI Foundation.
Emphasizing creative thinking and problem-solving skills, the NEP endeavors to cultivate a dynamic educational ecosystem that nurtures talent and fosters a culture of excellence. Krishan Mishra, CEO-designate, FPSB India said, “On the momentous occasion of the third anniversary of the National Education Policy, FPSB India, the leading financial planning body in India, applauds the visionary strides made in integrating financial literacy into the Indian curriculum from an early age. These progressive measures exemplify the nation’s commitment to nurturing financially empowered and responsible citizens. FPSB India firmly aligns with NEPs transformative vision, as we share the core belief that building financially resilient communities begins with imparting essential financial knowledge at the grassroots level. By fostering a culture of financial planning and prudence, FPSB India aspires to equip the young minds with skills to navigate their financial future confidently.”
“On the joyous occasion of the third anniversary of the National Education Policy, the SBI Foundation extends hearty congratulations to the visionary policymakers for their commitment to transformative change in the education sector. We applaud the NEP’s emphasis on inclusivity and equality, which mirrors our own mission to make quality education accessible through various initiatives. Through our various educational programs, such as Youth for India fellowship, we strive to empower the underprivileged communities with the gift of education. As we continue to champion the cause of inclusive education, we stand in unison with the National Education Policy in our shared journey towards building a brighter and more equitable future for every child in India.” said Sanjay Prakash, MD & CEO, SBI Foundation.
The NEP seeks to revamp the education system and nurture indispensable skills that align with the ever-changing needs of the world. “The NEP 2020 is a testament to India’s commitment to creating an inclusive, progressive, and productive nation. It skilfully balances the three pillars of education – equity, quality, and sustainability. Laying emphasis on 21st century skill education, the NEP empowers learners with effective communication, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and digital literacy for future readiness. Further, the National Curriculum Frameworks upscale the impact of the policy, aligning Indian education with global opportunities. The policy’s focus on multidisciplinary and experiential learning broadens our students’ cognitive horizons, preparing them for diverse environments and unprecedented possibilities.” said Ratnesh Jha, CEO, Burlington Group of Companies, Asia Pacific.
Sachin Jain, Country Manager, ETS India and South Asia, emphasised on how NEP has revolutionized the educational landscape and opened new avenues for Indian learners. “The NEP’s emphasis on holistic development, international mobility, and global recognition has not only revolutionized our educational landscape but also opened new avenues for Indian learners. The policy’s focus on outcome-based vocational education, skilling, and the flexibility for students to choose their courses from different institutions has been a game-changer. This will empower our students to become active participants in their learning journey, fostering a vibrant knowledge society. Moreover, the policy’s encouragement for ed-tech startups to cultivate 21st-century skills among students is a testament to the forward-thinking nature of NEP 2020,” he said.
The objective of the NEP is to internationalize India’s education system, emphasizing the liberation of each student’s creative potential and fostering an inclusive environment for learning. Highlighting on the same, Manisha Zaveri, Managing Director, Career Mosaic said, “The internationalisation of education is a key facet of NEP 2020, and it is this aspect that will significantly enhance the global recognition of Indian learners. The policy’s emphasis on outcome-based education, multidisciplinary learning, and the creation of an Academic Bank of Credits aligns India’s education system with global standards. This not only facilitates the recognition of our learners’ qualifications internationally but also enhances their mobility across global institutions. Furthermore, the policy’s encouragement for industry-academic collaborations and the development of centres of excellence across industries provides our Indian students with exposure to global academic standards and industry practices. This exposure, coupled with the cultivation of 21st-century skills, prepares our learners to meet the demands of the global job market, thereby enhancing their employability on an international scale.”