National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 has been approved by the Union Cabinet on 29th July 2020
CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
(An Autonomous Organisation under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
Date: August 22, 2020
Circular No. Acad-61/2020
All the Heads of Schools affiliated to CBSE
Subject: National Education Policy 2020 – regarding
As you are aware that the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 has been approved by the Union Cabinet on 29th July 2020 which aims to address the many growing developmental imperatives of our country and is aligned to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The National Education Policy, 2020 is built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability and Accountability.
Recognising the critical and crucial role of the teachers in the successful implementation of NEP, the Ministry of Education is organising an Online Competition for teachers on `Preparation of Communication Material’ and inviting views/suggestions/comments of Principals/ Head Teachers/Teachers on implementation of various recommendations of NEP.
I. Online Competition for Teachers on `Preparation of Communication Material’
The Ministry of Education in partnership with MyGov is organising an Online Competition for Teachers on `Preparation of Communication Material’ relating to National Education Policy (NEP-2020). The participating teachers will have to prepare communication material on different themes of NEP 2020 related to school education. The 10 best selected entries will be forwarded to NCERT for National Level Selection. The entries submitted by the teachers may be used by the Ministry of Education in future and the submission of entry will be treated as the permission for the same on behalf of the participant teacher.
The complete guidelines regarding the competition are given in Annexure A
II. Call for suggestions for Effective Implementation of NEP 2020
The Department of School Education and Literacy has invited views/suggestions/ comments on each theme of the NEP 2020 related to school education from the school Principals/Head Teachers/Teachers from all over the country on how to take the implementation process of NEP 2020 forward.
All suggestions received shall be examined by a team of experts from NCERT. If required, Principals/Head Teachers/Teachers whose suggestions are found useful for incorporating in NCF or in the implementation plan shall be individually contacted.
Principals/Head Teachers/Teachers should register themselves on the link https://innovateindia.mygov.in/nep2020/ and then give suggestions based on their own experiences and learnings on as many areas as they deem fit. The dates for uploading suggestions are 24th August 2020 to 31st August 2020.
The complete participation guidelines along with the important dates in this regard are given at https://innovateindia.mygov.in/nep2020/
School Heads are requested to bring the information in the notice of all concerned and ensure maximum participation in both the programmes for the successful implementation of NEP 2020.
(Dr. Joseph Emmanuel)