Webinar organized on internationalization of higher education | Nagpur News

Nagpur: A webinar on ‘Internationalisation of Higher Education’ was organized on Wednesday by department of higher education and University Grants Commission.
Government of India has recently launched National Education Policy 2020, making way for large-scale, transformational reforms in both school and higher education sectors. Ministry of education is organizing a series of Webinars as part of ‘Shikshak Parv’, starting from September 8.
Professor Rakesh Mohan Joshi, chairperson (research), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Alok Mishra, director, NITI Aayog, prof IK Bhatt, former director, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Dr S Vaidhya Subramaniam, vice-chancellor, SASTRA (deemed university) were the guest speakers at the webinar. Manju Singh, joint secretary, international cooperation, UGC moderated the session.
“India’s ancient and rich education and cultural heritage have tremendous potential to attract students from abroad,” said Joshi. He emphasized on making coordinated efforts by all HEIs in a single platform to enhance our global outreach.
Mishra focused on an ecosystem of world class university, articulated institutional commitment and internationalization at home and abroad to drive internationalization of higher education in India.
Dr Subramaniam highlighted the need of efforts towards channelizing our resources in the policy pathway to steer internationalization. Dr Subramaniam deliberated on three models — full physical presence, through collaboration and through online education for entry of foreign institutions in India.
Prof Bhatt stressed on the importance of constituting a task force to address concerns regarding internationalization of higher education.

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