This special Seminar was headed by a twelve members Panel which made a detailed study of NEP-2020 through series of brainstorming sessions and virtual meetings. Power Point Presentations were made on topics such as History of Educational policies in India, Salient features of NEP-2020, The pros and Cons of new Education policy, Curricular restructuring and Pedagogical transition brought by NEP-2020 etc. The 12 members Panel also suggested few infrastructural reforms to be adopted in the school system for the smooth progression of NEP -2020.
The Panel members who made presentations were Mrs Sweeta Rego, Mrs Usha Hegde, Mrs Linet Castelino, Mrs Babeena Karkera, Mrs Poornima Amin, Mr Vinay Suvarna, Mrs Divya Ganesh, Mrs Sunitha Rao, Mrs Amratha, Mrs Swathi, Mrs Renuka Acharya and Mrs Ashwini Benedicta.
Teacher delegates discussed and debated over different aspects of NEP-2020 during the interactive session.
More than 70 teacher delegates of St Mary's Kannarpady participated in this Seminar.
The seminar was conceptualized and piloted by Principal Rev Fr Johnson Lawrence Sequeira who stressed the burning need of enhancing teachers' professional competencies to prepare a strong base for the effective implementation of the new education policy.
Vice Principal Mrs Rita Quadros coordinated the program.