Content Enrichment of the Text Books
Content enrichment in text books has been one of the main issues faced by our education system. In a positive development recently, the Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar few days back inaugurated a two day workshop on Content Enrichment of Textbooks developed by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) at SKICC .
Addressing the workshop, Advisor Bhatnagar highlighted that the education system needs a thoughtful change with the advent of National Education Policy (NEP)-2020. He added that the NEP-2020 aims at the reconfiguration of Primary and Secondary school education in all aspects from foundational stage to secondary stage with focus on Equitable and inclusive education for all and therefore it’s effective implementation will refurbish the whole education sector across J&K.
Remarking that the education system is the main pillar of progress and development of the nation, Advisor Bhatnagar remarked that education and training have been part of the society from times immemorial and with the evolving society and world, there is dire need for the upgradation of the educational system also.In his keynote address, Principal Secretary SED, said that with the advent of NEP-2020 education sector will see a progressive development across the nation. He added that the textbooks need constant evolution and there is a need for enhancing regional content in textbooks.
In her welcome address, Chairperson JKBOSE gave an overview of SCERT-JK and highlighted the importance of the workshop and the need for enriching the content in textbooks of JKBOSE.One hopes that in this day and age of stiff competition the text books in our part of the world would be much richer quality vise and provide best knowledge to our students .