Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that the G20 Education Working Group (EdWG) meeting in Amritsar will prove to be a healthy platform for seeking vital inputs from expert nations to boost the education sector across the globe in general and state in particular.
Addressing the gathering during second meeting of Education Working Group of G-20 in Amritsar on Wednesday, the CM expressed hope that the strenuous efforts of the G-20 in addressing major issues related to the global economy will give a major fillip to the economic growth of the country in general and that of the state in particular.
Chief Minister Mann also lauded the concerted efforts being made by G-20 for promoting an environment of peace, understanding and international cooperation.
Underscoring the need for knowledge sharing, the CM said that it can act as a catalyst for the overall development of the students. He said his government is already focusing on enhancing the knowledge sharing agreement between the students from the state and other countries.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said it is the need of hour to ensure that the students become partners of the socio economic growth of the world.
The CM said the state government has sent batches of trainees consisting of 66 principals to Principals Academy, Singapore for upscaling their expertise.
He said that on their return these teachers will share the foreign practices with students and their colleagues thereby ensuring that students get acquainted with the pattern of study on foreign shores so that they are able to compete with their peers educated abroad.
Mann said this is a revolutionary step which will rejuvenate the entire education system of the state for the well being of students by bringing the much needed qualitative change in the education system of the state. He said this summit will go a long way in sensitizing the governments by highlighting the issues and problems concerning the populace across the globe.