The Chairman of AICTE elucidated the altering situations of the training sector within the put up COVID period on the tenth version of the College Distinguished Lecture Sequence organised by SRM College-AP.
The Tenth Version of the College Distinguished Lecture (UDL) Sequence, organised by SRM College-AP, expounded on a pertinent drawback of the present time, ‘Greater Schooling in India within the Submit-COVID-19’. Prof Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman of All India Council for Technical Schooling (AICTE), delivered the Distinguished Lecture, and Shri Satish Chandra, IAS, Particular Chief Secretary, Greater Schooling, Authorities of Andhra Pradesh, gave a particular handle.
Prof D Narayana Rao, Professional-Vice-Chancellor of SRM College-AP, set the context of the occasion, emphasising how the unprecedented COVID-19 disaster has resulted within the momentary closure of about 1000 Universities and about 40,000 Faculties within the nation, severely disrupting the educating and studying course of and analysis actions. The transition to Study From Wherever (LFA) occurred in a single day and folks needed to get used to it. Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP) 2020 recognises the significance of leveraging some great benefits of expertise whereas acknowledging its potential dangers and risks. On-line training requires fastidiously designing and appropriately scaled research to find out how the advantages of on-line/digital training will be reaped whereas addressing or mitigating the downsides. There’s a want to determine a ‘Digital and on-line Wing’ within the Departments of Schooling in several states of the nation.
Shri Satish Chandra highlighted the challenges related to on-line training in respect to the state of Andhra Pradesh. 3000 faculties and 17 universities with 12 lakhs college students in Greater Schooling Sector have gotten affected due to the pandemic. Nonetheless, the way forward for training brings a blended setting with each on-line and offline teaching-learning choices. He opined that LMS, On-line Platforms, devices corresponding to desktops, laptops or tablets are going to be part of the brand new regular of the training sector. The Authorities of Andhra Pradesh strives to assist economically backward college students by offering devices at an reasonably priced value below varied scholarship schemes.