New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) On 29th of July last year, the Government of India unfurled a revolutionary National Education Policy, popularly known as NEP 2020. It was a radical move as for the first time, after 34 years, the government formulated a new education strategy replacing the previous one, announced in 1986 and revised in 1992. The key aim of the new policy has been to accelerate digitalisation and technological advancements and practical skills in the overall Indian educational landscape, helping the country transform into a global talent powerhouse.
With a year into its implementation, many industry players and field veterans have lauded the policy for its truly futuristic features as it is ushering the nation into a space where education strives for equity, accessibility and excellence. NEP 2020, with its focus on strengthening the school, higher education & vocational education ecosystem, is trying to create an environment facilitating students in the actualisation of their full potential.
Appreciating the government’s decision to reformat the country’s existing education policy in line with current global advancements, Mr Sarvesh Shrivastava, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Eupheus Learning, said, “The grand vision of NEP 2020 is to enable experiential learning by integrating curricular and co-curricular areas, this approach will be key to equip children with the 21st-century skills to face the new world. In parallel, technology adoption has been accentuated by this unprecedented pandemic. The onus is on the Content players, schools, and teachers to assimilate the intent and effectively change management to adapt to the new thought process. Eupheus Learning has been integrating curricular and supplemental areas since its inception and in the process has onboarded more than 5500 schools Pan India to adopt our ideology which is in alignment with the NEP.”