Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday urged schools to think about how inclusive our leading schools are and what more can be done to ensure every child in the country gets the best education gets.
Pradhan made the comments in his virtual speech at the 82nd Indian Public Schools’ Conference (IPSC) Principals’ Conclave, hosted by the Doon School.
“National Education Policy (2020) focuses on equitable and inclusive education with special emphasis on socially and economically disadvantaged groups. An inclusive classroom benefits everyone from countless experiences and points of view and understands the different challenges this country faces,” he said.
“I urge all schools attending the conclave to think about how inclusive our leading schools are and what more can be done to ensure that every child in the country receives the best education,” Pradhan said. . The minister stated that a well-informed individual is the building block of a good society, a just society and a progressive society.
“The will to learn, apply and pass on that knowledge has pushed humanity as far as possible, from discovering fire to farming, to soaring across the sky and soaring among the stars. It is the duty of each of us to do what is best for our children to give them the fundamental right to education, guide them to their fullest potential, and thereby make our country and this world a better, more inclusive place. to do,” he said.
Since its inception in 1939, the IPSC has guided public schools in India in molding traditions that also shape the character and personality of students, creating a well-rounded education. The annual gathering, which started with a few residential schools, now has the strength of 81 schools, including Sainik schools and military schools.