By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Dec 9 : A 2-day National seminar on “NEP 2020 and its Implementation in Teacher Education in North East India” commenced today at the multipurpose hall of DM College of Teacher Education (DMCTE), Imphal.
The seminar is being organised by DMCTE, Imphal and Vidya Bharati Uchcha Shiksha Sansthan (North Eastern Region).
Speaking as the chief guest, Vice Chancellor of Manipur University Professor N Lokendra Singh said that holding such seminars will be helpful in ameliorating the teacher training institutes in North East India.
Saying that proper implementation of National Education Policy-2020 would also be helpful in the conduct of multidisciplinary courses and bring about holistic development in the teaching profession, Prof Lokendra continued that there however is a need to focus on improving teacher education and produce more number of teachers to make NEP-2020 successful.
Saying that a collective effort from teachers, students and guardians is needed to improve the education sector, the VC of Manipur University said that “we must take advantage of the changes in the education sector.”
Vice Chancellor of Dhanamanjuri University Professor Professor N Rajmuhon Singh also spoke about the need to hold more such seminars and understand the significance of it.
Saying that only people who complete Integrated B.ed course will be eligible to become a teacher after 2030, he maintained that integrated teacher education training programme has already been launched in some States of the country and the same will be launched in Manipur too shortly.
DM College of Teacher Education Principal Dr RK Lokendra and Dean of School of Education of Manipur University Prof T Inaobi also attended the programme.
The technical session of the seminar was chaired by Professor Ch Ibohal Meitei of MIMS, MU.