New Delhi, May 23: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday suggested IITs to provide mentorship to National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR) for up-skilling teachers.
Pradhan said this reviewing a presentation on teacher education with senior officials of Ministry of Education and faculty of IIT Madras.
He said that technology must be leveraged to equip teachers with necessary skills to prepare for the challenges of future.
Necessary administrative framework shall be created to drive this initiative, added Pradhan. He also called for working towards greater synergy between academia, industry and policy makers.