India/January 11, 2022/Source: https://www.indiatoday.in/
Union Education and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan virtually addressed the 82nd Indian Public Schools’ Conference (IPSC) Principals’ Conclave with 81 schools.
Union Education and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday virtually addressed the 82nd Indian Public Schools’ Conference (IPSC) Principals’ Conclave organised by Doon School.
National Education Policy (2020) and its emphasis
Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan said that National Education Policy (2020) focusses on equitable and inclusive education with special emphasis given on Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Groups. An inclusive classroom benefits everyone from myriad experiences and viewpoints, and understand the various challenges facing this country, he added.
The Minister urged all the schools attending the conclave to reflect how inclusive our leading schools are and what more can be done towards ensuring that every child in the country gets the best education.
81 schools under IPSC
The Minister was happy to know that IPSC which started in 1939 with a few residential schools now has a strength of 81 schools including Sainik Schools and Military Schools. The annual meet of the Headmasters, Headmistresses of more than 80 leading schools of India holds significant weight in terms of the power to influence the generation of tomorrow.
The IPSC (Indian Public Schools’ Conference), since its inception in 1939, has guided public schools in India in forming traditions that also build character and personality of students engendering a well-rounded education.
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