IIT Madras will host the first G20 education working group seminar at the campus on 31st January.
Speaking to the media in Chennai today, the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Education Neeta Prasad said that the working group will focus on identifying policies for the effective use of digital technology in education among the G20 member countries.
Neeta Prasad said, the seminar will have three sessions on providing accessible and equitable education for K12 learners, enabling high-quality learning opportunities and emerging technologies to provide skill education. She said that the key discussions and resolutions could be part of the G20 declarations.
The Director of IIT Madras Prof. V.Kamakoti said, India is providing a unique platform to all the members and guest countries to showcase their innovative inputs and their achievements with respect to using digital technology in education.
He said that the research and technological innovations being developed here will be showcased to the delegates at the Sudha Gopalakrishnan Brain Centre at the Institute.
He also said that the education working group meeting will be an important step towards making education accessible, equitable and affordable.
He said that 50 stalls will be put up showcasing the educational achievements of the Government in the field of education.