Chennai to host G20 Education Working Group meeting in Feb 1 and 2
Chennai, January 28: A meeting of G20 Education Working Group (EdWG), will be organized in Chennai on February 1 and 2. The main focus of this is ensuring foundational literacy and numeracy especially in the context of blended learning, making technology-enabled learning more inclusive, qualitative and collaborative at every level.
The main aim of EdWG is to focus on building capacities, promoting lifelong learning in the context of future of work, strengthening research, promoting innovation through richer collaboration and partnerships. The Tamil Nadu Education department is among the key participants of an exhibition on 'Naan Mudalvan' and 'Nama Palli'.
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The key participants in the exhibition are from Tamil Nadu (Naan Mudalvan / EDII - Tansim / Guidance Bureau / TNSDC / Nama Palli), India Swayam Samarth Diksha other government initiatives such as Start Up India Education for Physically challenged Dyslexia and Bipolar Disorder. Saudi Arabia, UAE, France, China, the Netherlands and UNICEF are also among the participants.
"It has been organised to build a resilient and inclusive education and skilling ecosystem and realise the creative potential of each learner which is further elucidated in the National Education Policy, 2020," an official said.
This will provide great opportunity to share what India has achieved in the education sector on a global platform while it would also be a chance to learn and highlight the best practices from around the world.
As many as 13 G20 member and guest countries including international organisations will be participating in the seminar to be organised at the Research Park, IIT Madras.
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- With inputs from agencies