The New India Education Summit edition 2.0 was held on 25th February 2023 at Delhi Public School, Gurugram. To set a path towards a New India, NIES is focused on discussion, deliberation, and action. Over 150 educators from Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Sonipat, Hisar, Jaipur and Hyderabad gathered to discuss the theme – ‘Enabling New India’s Aspirations with the NCF’.
After the morning coffee and registrations, educators gathered in the Plenary Hall. Aditi Misra, Director, DPS, Sec-45, Gurugram, delivered the welcome note. Ravi Santlani, CEO, ScooNews gave a brief introduction for the conference in his opening address. Context Setting was delivered by Dr. Arunabh Singh, Director, Nehru World School, Ghaziabad.
Mihir Gupta, Co-founder & CEO, Teachment delivered a presentation on Integrated School Platform. Dr. Ameeta Mulla Wattal, Chairperson, DLF Foundation Schools delivered the keynote address. Chief Guest Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) greeted and addressed the educators.
Ratnesh Kumar Jha, MD & CEO, South East Asia, Burlington Group of Companies spoke about the Convergence of Design and Execution of NEP 2020 and NCF. He proceeded to introduce Anand Krishnaswamy, Innovator, Strategist & Educationist, Dr. Arunabh Singh, Director, NWS Ghaziabad, Anju Chazot & Pascal Chazot, Co-Founders, Mahatma Gandhi International School, Ahmedabad, the lead mentors for the focused discussion groups.
After a quick tea break, the school leaders were divided into groups in three separate breakout rooms for discussion. The first group was mentored by Anand Krishnaswamy on NCF-ECCE. The second breakout room was mentored by Dr. Arunabh Singh on the topic NCF-School Education. The third breakout room was mentored by Anju Chazot & Pascal Chazot on NCF-Teacher Education.
Post-lunch, the leaders assembled back to Plenary Hall where Anand Krishnaswamy talked about understanding and being equipped for various changes to the assessment system as initiated by NEP2020. Following this, each group shared findings on their respective topics led by their mentors. Dr. Arunabh Singh, chief mentor gave a brief summary of the NIES conference. Ravi Santlani and Aditi Misra delivered the thank you note. Educators gathered for a group photo and the evening concluded over tea and snacks.