Teachers of Indian Schools under CBSE Gulf Sahodaya – Qatar Chapter discussed ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing NEP 2020 in Schools’. The Virtual Programme was hosted by Shantiniketan Indian School on ZOOM. Panelists from Eight Indian Schools shared their views on the subject in detail paving the way for an effective implementation of the NEP 2020 in Indian Schools in Qatar.
The Inter-School Teacher’s Discussion Forum was moderated by Mrs. Mehak Latheef Khan of Shantiniketan Indian School. She kept the panelists and the participants active by picking key challenges and opportunities in the Implementation of NEP 2020 in the schools in Qatar.
Ms. Payal Das, of Shantiniketan Indian School shared on “Understanding Education Quality” while Ms. Nandita Ray of DPS – Monarch International School brought out the Challenges of National Education Policy 2020 focusing on the visionary and the cultural shift. Mr. Rajarajan from Ideal Indian School – Doha, talked about Educating the Educator: The heart of Teaching – Learning Process. Mr. Rakesh Verma of Birla Public School brought to light some key Features of NEP 2020 and how some of these are being practiced in the Indian Schools in Qatar. Mrs. Fiona Mary D’Cruz from MES Indian School elaborated on Mother Tongue as a means of Instruction and its effectiveness in the teaching learning process. Mr. Aljo John from Bhavan’s Public School enlightened the participants on how Multilingualism Helps in Holistic Development. Ms. Rajini Philip of Olive International School shed light on Value-based and Competency-based education. Mrs. Sahnia Maarwa Mittal of Noble International School, talked about the challenges of Developing Creative and Critical Thinking with the implementation of NEP.
The programme, attended by teachers from all Indian Schools in Doha, was extremely informative and highly interactive as the panelist and participants shared and clarified the ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing NEP 2020 in Schools’.