New Delhi, 15 December 2021: A teacher’s fest ‘ShikshakParv’ was organized from8thto 25thSeptember 2020for discussing various recommendations of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and its implementation strategies. This year also ShikshakParv was organized from 5th to 17th September, 2021 through virtual mode. Policy makers, administrators, academicians, experts, school principals, head-teachers and teachers participated in the ShikshakParv to share their experiences, learnings and discuss the way forward to realise the aspirations of NEP-2020.

In addition, the National Mission to improve learning outcomes at the Elementary level through an Integrated Teacher Training Programme called NISHTHA – National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement was launched by the Department of School Education and Literacy.The teacher training modules of NISHTHA have been aligned with the recommendations of NEP 2020.

Further, an online consultation process to invite suggestions from teachers to implement NEP 2020 was initiated at portal. Around 15 lakh suggestions were received from teachers which were forwarded to NCERT, CBSE and States/UTs.

The information was given by the Minister of State for Education, Smt. Annpurna Devi in a written reply in the RajyaSabha today.