India moving in right direction to strengthen education system: PM on NEP

India is moving in the right direction to strengthen its education ecosystem and its new education policy is appreciated around the world, with teachers playing an important role in its formulation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

The Prime Minister also said that India overtaking the UK to become the world’s fifth-largest economy is “special” as the country has left behind those who ruled it for 250 years.

Interacting with the winners of the National Teacher Award, Modi said teachers should not only educate students but also transform their lives.

“Our new National Education Policy is being applauded around the world. People can see how India is moving in the right direction to strengthen its education ecosystem.

“Our teachers have played a very important role in shaping the policy. It is up to our teachers to prepare our young people, who will decide what India will look like in ‘Amrit Kaal’ by 2047,” he said. he declares.

“We must not only educate students, but also transform their lives, and lives cannot be transformed by working in silos or by isolation. A successful teacher is one for whom each student is equal and there is no There are no likes or dislikes. For teachers, an integrated approach is essential,” he added.

Modi said that if a child sees something at school and something else at home, he is trapped in conflict and contradiction, and there is no injection to get him out of this confusion.

“A teacher has the strength of positivity and always motivates students to face challenges. It helps them to meet all challenges. A real teacher motivates students to dream, to achieve the unattainable,” the Prime Minister said .

Earlier in the day, President Draupadi Murmu presented the National Teacher Awards to selected teachers to honor their unique contribution to school education.

The Ministry of Education (MoE) organizes a function at Vigyan Bhawan here every year on Teachers’ Day on September 5 to award the prizes to the best teachers in the country who are selected through a rigorous, transparent and online three-step process steps. .

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