AP: HRD Ministry conducts seminar to boost quality education

ANI | Updated: Sep 25, 2017 18:21 IST

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) [India] September 25 (ANI): The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry of Andhra Pradesh Government and Kovida Limited in Hyderabad jointly on Monday conducted one day seminar on "System Strengthening for Quality Education and Skills" at the state Secretariat.

The seminar was aimed at improving the quality of education from basic to higher levels and to impart skills such that Indian youth would be prepared for the 21st century opportunities and challenges.

The organizers opine that system strengthening can be achieved through:

-- Enhancing capacity building of personnel

-- Enhancing delivery capacity

-- Improving statutory regulations

-- Ensuring coordination, cooperation and team building

-- Increasing analytical capacity to improve system efficiency and delivery.

The organizers claim that in the wake of National Education Policy (NEP) 2016 under evolution, energizing the draft NEP deliverance through practical field implementation strategies is the need of the hour.

They set the following objectives:

-- Improving Human Development Index (HDI) through education and skills.

-- Convergence of policies and programs for productivity.

-- Restructuring and strengthening district education administration.

-- Implementation strategies for connected departments for achieving outcomes and field impacts.

-- Improving education standards, skills, student streaming at secondary stage into college and career pathways.

-- Ensuring primary school readiness for most marginalized children.

-- Promote, drive and achieve district economic development through education, skills, and entrepreneurship.

Senior officials of HRD Ministry and other concerned departments also attended the seminar. (ANI)

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