HE teachers to receive national policy-aligned training

India’s University Grants Commission has launched a capacity-building programme for the holistic development of 1.5 million higher education teachers and to inculcate ethics as well as human values in alignment with the National Education Policy 2020, reports ANI.

As part of the University Grants Commission’s Malaviya Mission-Teacher Training programme, 111 institutions across India have been identified, which will be called Malaviya Mission Teacher Training Centres.

“The teachers will be trained in these institutions. Some of the programmes are offline while others are online. We aim to complete the training of all 15 lakh [1.5 million] teachers in higher education in next two to three years,” said a University Grants Commission official. The aim is to improve the quality of education at all levels by infusing quality and excellence in teachers and teaching, the official said.
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