SCERT conducts 2nd Webinar on NEP-2020
SRINAGAR : State Council of Educational Research and Training Jammu and Kashmir conducted its 2nd Webinar on National Education Policy-2020, Challenges and Opportunities vis-à-vis J&K.
In the first session, the two presentations were presented by Jammu and Kashmir wings of SCERT UT on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy: An Urgent and Necessary Prerequisite to Learning.
Dr Harish from Jammu and G.H Reshi from SCERT supported by their teams thoroughly deliberated on the theme and stressed upon its need and importance.
Both the presentations discussed the challenges and bottlenecks in implementation of Foundational Literacy and Numeracy in J&K.
The next session was a panel discussion on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy with reference to NEP-2020 in which Dr J.N Baliya, Head, Department of Educational Studies, Central University of Jammu and Dr Ishfaq Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Directorate of Distance Education, University of Kashmir participated.
The Chairperson of the session, Prof Usha Sharma deliberated too on the topic and laid emphasis on the implementation of Foundational Literacy and Numeracy that contributes directly in transforming India into a vibrant knowledge society by providing quality education to our future generation.
She said the goal can be achieved only by ensuring universal access to high quality Foundational Literacy and Numeracy across the country in a phased manner.
The next webinar is scheduled to be held on 10th of October, 2020.
The Webinar was attended by Prof. Veena Pandita, Director SCERT JK, Joint Directors SCERT, Abid Hussain and H R Pakroo, Prof. Usha Sharma, NCERT, Dr J.N Baliya, Head Department of Educational Studies, Central University of Jammu and Dr Ishfaq Ahmad, Assistant Prof. Directorate of Distance Education, University of Kashmir besides other officers and officials.