IITs to provide mentorship to NITTTR for up-skilling teachers: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed a presentation on teacher education with senior officials of MoE, IIT Madras.

IITs to provide mentorship to NITTTR for up-skilling teachers: Dharmendra Pradhan Dharmendra Pradhan (Source: Official Twitter Account)
Vagisha Kaushik | May 23, 2022 - 8:52 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan today reviewed a presentation on teacher education with senior officials of the Ministry of Education and faculty of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

“Today, Hon’ble Education Minister Shri dpradhanbjp held a review meeting on teacher education with the senior officials of EduMinOfIndia & faculty of iitmadras and said that IITs provide mentorship to NITTTR for up-skilling teachers,” the Ministry of Education tweeted.

During the discussion, Pradhan suggested that IITs provide mentorship to National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR) for up-skilling teachers. He said that technology must be leveraged to equip teachers with necessary skills to prepare for the challenges of the future, according to an official statement.

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Pradhan further said that a necessary administrative framework shall be created to drive this initiative. He also called for working towards greater synergy between academia, industry and policy makers, as per the statement.

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Recently, Pradhan reviewed the report on institutional mechanisms for capacity building of teacher, faculty in higher education institutes. Pradhan pitched in with an idea of a “Malviya Mission” to develop enabling ecosystem across the country for faculty development.


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