Today, Union Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed a presentation on teacher education with senior officials of the Ministry of Education and the faculty of IIT Madras.
During the discussion, Shri Pradhan suggested that IITs provide mentorship to the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR) for up-skilling teachers. He said that technology must be leveraged to equip teachers with the necessary skills to prepare for future challenges. He noted that an essential administrative framework should be created to drive this initiative. He also called for working towards greater synergy between academia, industry and policymakers.