The report states that the NDEAR is built on 36 building blocks across 12 categories and 3 administrative levels i.e national, state, and school levels. A few weeks back, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated nine new initiatives related to education during an event marking the one-year anniversary of the National Education Policy, 2020 (NEP). While most of them were programmes that involve learning outputs, literacy, and accessibility, the event also launched the National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR) and the National Education Technology Forum (NETF) which deal with the use of technology in education. Why it matters? According to the government, the NDEAR, which may be set up under the NETF, plans to establish the framework, principles, and overall structure for the development and creation of digital infrastructure, solutions, and platforms for the education sector. It also seeks to unify the existing infrastructure while providing a 'federated' system - this would let States/UTs, private sector, and NGOs, along with the central government, use it as they like for learning and teaching, as well as for management purposes. Thus, it would contain registries similar to the Healthcare Professionals and Health Facility registries under the NDHM, for teachers, students, schools, and education boards. Along with this, it would provide teaching content, collate educational certificates, and provide data for formulating educational policies in the future. A report was released last month detailing the objectives, structure, and policies governing the NDEAR. Here is a summary of that report. What is the NDEAR? The report says that the…
Summary: National Digital Education Architecture report details key objectives, structure, and governance policies
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