3 Years of NEP: Celebrating ITEP and Technology-Driven Goals
Recently, the Ministry of Education celebrated the completion of three years of the National Education Policy (NEP). In a tweet, they highlighted the ‘Integrated Teacher Education Programme (ITEP),’ which aims to prepare teachers for Foundational, Preparatory, Middle, and Secondary stages as per the new school structure of #NEP2020. Students undergoing this course will be grounded in Indian values, languages, knowledge, ethos, tribal tradition, and the latest advances in education and pedagogy.
One of the key targets of the NEP 2020 is to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education to 50 percent by 2035, and technology is expected to play a crucial role in achieving this target.”
In addition to ITEP, the NEP 2020 has set ambitious targets for the future of higher education in India. One such target is to achieve a Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of 50 percent by 2035. Emphasizing the role of technology in this endeavor, the ministry believes that leveraging modern technologies will be crucial in making quality education accessible to a larger segment of the population.
As the NEP enters its fourth year, the focus remains on fostering an inclusive and progressive educational landscape, driven by well-equipped teachers and innovative technology solutions.”
This version provides a more detailed context about the celebration of NEP’s three-year completion, the significance of ITEP, and the goals set for higher education under the NEP 2020.