“NEP2020 envisions the Indian ethos, emphasizes Indian culture and tradition, and connects children to its roots to create a vibrant society,” said Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty, former Director, NCERT at SAI Thought Leadership “series organized by SAI International Education Group


SAI International Education Group

MUMBAI, 5 NOVEMBER 2022 (GPN): SAI International Education Groupone of India’s leading educational institutions today hosted the fourth chapter of SAI Thought Leadershipa series of discussion sessions focusing on nation building. Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty, Former Director, NCERT graced the occasion as an esteemed speaker with Dr. Silpi Sahoo, President, SAI International Education Group. The topic of discussion for the session was “Learning, technology and future education in the 21st Century” which focused on 21st learning of the century and NEP 2020.

The brainchild of the late Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Founding Chairman of SAI International Education Group, SAI Thought Leadership is a vital learning platform where luminaries, each leading leader and trendsetter in their own field, engage in deliberations on a plethora of relevant topics. issues and topics focused on the holistic development of individuals and the nation. Scholarly speakers, through their deeply enriching presentations, will not only develop civic skills, regulate thought processes, but act as pathfinders and problem solvers. Each session will be followed by an engaging face-to-face conversation between the esteemed speaker and Dr. Silpi Sahoo, President of SAI International Education Group.

Speaker on the session Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty, Former Director, NCERT addressed the paradigm shift in learning methodologies and the role of NEP 2020 bring about overall change in the education system. He explained, “Over time, the definition of learning has undergone a paradigm shift. Learning was defined as the acquisition of knowledge during the first days and was centered on the teacher. At 21st century, learning is defined as the construction of knowledge and centered on the student. The NEP has defined learning in a very different way and has a more focused approach to experiential learning. NEP puts a lot of emphasis on raising awareness of our basic rights and duties and raising awareness among students.”

Note on the need for 21st century of learning, he added, saying “Teachers are the backbone of the education system. This is the age of experiential learning and teachers need to act as facilitators. I encourage all teachers to use current technology and tools to enhance the learning process. The focus must be on 21st century learning. Curriculum and textbooks should be redesigned to promote 21st century learning.”

Addressing the session, Dr Senapaty added, Emotional quotient is more important than IQ. We need to help our children learn in a natural and social way. Equal weighting should be given to co-curricular and co-curricular activities. The curriculum and exam will be competency based and the learning content will also be less as suggested by NEP2020.”

Dr Silvi Sahoo humbly expressed his gratitude on behalf of all participants in Dr Hrushikesh Senapaty, Former Director, NCERT for highlighting the role that technology will play in shaping the future of education in India.

As one of the leading educational institutions in India, the main objective of SAI International Education Group has been to bring about a sea change in the dimension of education by fostering a community of educators, parents, students and institutions, with the aim of making education more relevant in these changing times. Therefore, in line with the National Education Policy, the genesis of SAI Thought Leadership took shape with the vision to inspire leaders who have stood the test of time, armed with a strong sense of serenity. SAI Thought Leadership is a great opportunity where keynote speakers show a sense of togetherness, to give back to society, playing a vital role that leads to audience enrichment.Ends

About SAI International Education Group:

SAI International, a leading educational group, has started a pioneering revolution in the K-12 and undergraduate educational scenario of Odisha. The group is led by founder and mentor, Lt. Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, a passionate edupreneur, pursuing his dreams of improving the education sector. It encompasses SAI International School, SAI Angan, SAI International College of Commerce and SAI International Residential School. The group strives to be one of the best centers of learning and knowledge in the country, creating world-class leaders with Indian values ​​and global vision.

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