Lucknow: The New India Education Summit – Edition 2.0 was held at SETH M.R. JAIPURIA SCHOOL, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. To set a path towards a New India, NIES is focused on discussion, deliberation, and action. Over 150 educators from Unnao,Mirzapur, Kashipur, Varanasi, Barabanki, Tanda, Agra, Kanpur, Hardoi, Khalilabad, Rajnandgaon, Navsari, Raebareli, Ayodhya, Pratapgarh, Lakhimpur Kheri, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Gonda, Sitapur, Ghaziabad, Moradabad and Lucknow gathered to discuss the theme – ‘Enabling New India’s Aspirations with the NCF’.
After a pleasant breakfast, educators gathered in the Plenary Hall where Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Gomti Nagar, Principal, Promini Chopra addressed the august gathering. Anjali Jaipuria, Vice Chairperson, Seth M.R. Jaipuria Schools delivered the opening address where she praised the efforts being taken by the Ministry of Education towards the implementation of NEP and the curation of NCF ECCE document. Ravi Santlani, CEO, ScooNews stressed on the implementation plan for the recently released NCF – ECCE document.
A digital note was delivered by Dr. Swati Popat Vats, President of, the Early Childhood Association (ECA) & Association for Primary Education & Research (APER) on the Crux of NCF-ECCE. Following this, Aditya Ventaka from Teachmint delivered a presentation on Integrated School Technology Platform.
Chief mentor Ratnesh Kumar Jha, CEO of India &South East Asia, Burlington Group of Companies spoke about the Convergence of Design and Execution of NEP 2020 and NCF.
Kanak Gupta, Director of Schools, Seth M.R. Jaipuria Schools introduced the mentors for the focused discussion groups Aditi Misra, Director Principal, Delhi Public School, Sector 45, Gurugram, Amrita Burman, Deputy Director, Sunbeam Group of Educational Institutions and Anand Krishnaswamy,Innovator, Strategist & Educationist.
After the tea break, the school leaders were divided into groups in three separate breakout rooms for discussion. The first group was mentored by Anand Krishnaswamy on NCF-ECCE. The second breakout room was mentored by Amrita Burman on the topic NCF-School Education. The third breakout room was mentored by Aditi Misra on NCF-Teacher Education.
Post-lunch, the leaders assembled back in the Plenary Hall where Ratnesh Kumar Jha led an open house discussion on the outcomes of the breakout room session. Each group discussed the findings on their respective topics led by their mentors. Ravi Santlani and Promini Chopra delivered the thank you note. The educators gathered for a group photo after the conference and evening concluded over tea and snacks.