First G-20 Education Working Group (EdWG) Meeting Concludes in Chennai

First G-20 Education Working Group (EdWG) Meeting Concludes in Chennai

The two day Ist G20 Education Working Group has concluded in Chenneai . 80 delegates from 30 countries and international organizations from member nations and special invitees participated in the meeting. 

Collaboration with Universities across the globe would be the major outcome of the deliberations at the Chennai Meet.

Best practices in Tech related education in member countries were discussed in a major way in the meeting

Intensive presentations by UNICEF and other International organizations were made at the 2 day conclave. The  members expressed their willingness towards the goals and the priorities including capacity  building  measures for promoting life-long learning process in the context of of the future of working atmospheres, also finding long term sustainable solution to the similar educational challenges being faced by member countries placed in different geographies.

The meet also discussed in a detailed manner viz areas for an inclusive, equitable, relevant and quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.
IIT, Madras hosted the seminar of Digital Technology as part of the G20 Education Working Group Meeting.

2 issues including ways to strengthen literacy at the school level and the use of the Digital technology in furthering education was deliberated intensely by the delegates who attended the meet. 

School education being followed in South Korea and European countries were discussed in a comprehensive way.

Under the National Education Policy 50 % of the school going children will be skilled in the near future.  Stating that recognition to those developing skills is of at most importance.