‘Design Your Degree’
‘Design Your Degree’ programme in higher education is a revolutionary step to give profession along with education to students.
Recently LG Manoj Sinha chaired the J & K Higher Education Council meeting.
He ‘Design Your Degree’ is one of the cornerstones of the National Education Policy-2020. It will promote applicative learning, skill enhancement aligned with needs of 21st Century and provide unique opportunities to students to shape their curriculum, he added.
Sharing the ongoing transformational journey of the education sector in J&K UT, the Lt Governor said the rapid advancements in education and other sectors and the evolving needs and aspirations of the society requires contribution of learning in classrooms to changes and new solutions.
Journey of our Amrit Kaal will not be about only a degree but also about skills and values. No classroom can afford to teach subjects that are irrelevant in today’s context.
He emphasized on identifying new sectors of employment and increasing interaction with leading academicians. Research should reflect the reality of accelerated transformation.5Cs- Critical evaluation is must for future strategy. Critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, curiosity will build an equitable and vibrant knowledge society.
He impressed on the Universities to carry out critical evaluation and identify the strength and weakness. This will help to formulate suitable strategies to achieve future goals, he added.