Union Education Minister Sri Dharmendra Pradhan today reviewed progress made under the National Educational Technology Forum (NETF) and the National Digital Educational Architecture (NDEAR). The meeting was attended by the heads of the Ministry of Education and Qualifications.
During the meeting, Sri Dharmendra Pradhan called for the use of technology to provide accessible, accessible and quality education for all. The Minister also focused on developing a high-quality curriculum of courses that can be offered through technology, and suggested the introduction of technology to conduct an objective assessment.
According to the Minister, NETF and NDEAR will provide the necessary institutional governance and bring greater responsibility to the system. “A working group involving the Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the University Grants Commission (UGC), the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), the National Council for Educational Research and Teaching (NCERT). ) will work on a roadmap for NDEAR and NETF, ”he said.
NETF will be the governing body for NDEAR, while acting as a plan to create a unifying national digital infrastructure to revitalize and catalyze the entire educational ecosystem. NDEAR uses the Open Digital Ecosystem approach, where a set of principles, standards, specifications, building blocks and guidelines are aimed at enabling different actors to create elements of the digital education ecosystem.
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