Chennai, Jan 27 (UNI) The G20 Education Working Group’s (EdWG) meeting
will be held here on February one and two.
Preceding the meeting, a seminar on ‘Role of Digital Technology in Education’
will be organized at Research Park, IIT Madras, official sources said today.
The G20 Education Working Group’s will focus on ensuring Foundational Literacy
and Numeracy especially in context of blended learning, making Tech-enabled
learning more inclusive, qualitative and collaborative at every level, building
capacities, promoting Life-long Learning in the context of Future of Work,
strengthening Research, promoting Innovation through richer collaboration
It has been organised to build a resilient and inclusive education and skilling
ecosystem and realize the creative potential of each learner which is further
elucidated in the National Education Policy, 2020.
The G20 will provide an opportunity to share what India has achieved in the
education sector on a global platform. Also a chance to learn and highlight
the best practices from around the world.
As many as 13 G-20 member and guest countries, including international
organizations will be participating in the seminar, which is divided into three
sessions in the form of a panel discussion: Providing accessible and equitable
education for K-12 learners, Enabling high-quality learning opportunities at
scale, Emerging technologies to provide skill education and training.
The key participants in the exhibition are from Tamilnadu (Naan Mudalvan
/EDII – Tansim /Guidance Bureau/TNSDC/Nama Palli), India Swayam–
Samarth–Diksha–Other Govt Initiatives, Start Up India Education for
physically challenged – Dyslexia and Bipolar Disorder. Saudi Arabia, UAE,
UNICEF, France, China, Netherlands etc.,
The visiting foreign delegates would be taken on a tour to the tourist spot
of Mahabalipuram, about 55 km from here on on February 1, where they
will visit the Shore Temple, Five Chariots and other heritage monuments.
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