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Attention parents and their children who are in classes 1 to 12 or undergraduates!!!

Classes 1 to 12 and undergraduate students and their parents!!!

Attention CBSE, State boards, ICSE, IB, NIOS, ISC, CIE, IGCSE students, and their parents!!!

For classes 1, 2, 3, 4, and, 5 [Lower primary (age 6 to 10)] and their parents! How to make sure that the education you or your child gets is developing the skills properly? Early Education is the essential and base level of learning that enables children to learn and build skills such as Language Development, Inhibitory control, Motor Skills, and Social and Emotional Skills. Parents, are you aware of whether these skills are developing in your child? Read till the end to get solutions.

For classes 6 and 7 [Upper primary (age 11 and 12)] and their parents! How to make sure that the education you or your child is getting is developing the skills properly? Students of upper primary develop social responsibility with strong communication skills for grooming into confident and enthusiastic learners. The activities bring out creative thinking, and critical thinking, along with cognitive physical, emotional, technical, and empathetic skills. Parents, let me ask you if your child can develop these skills currently? Read till the end to get answers.

For classes 8, 9, and 10 [High school (age 13 to 15)] and their parents! How to make sure that the education you or your child is getting is developing the skills properly? The skills that a high school student should develop are time management, teamwork, communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Parents, is this happening? Read till the end to get solutions.

For classes 11 and 12 [Higher secondary (age 16 to 17)] and their parents! How to make sure that the education you or your child is getting is developing the skills properly? It is proven that life skills play a crucial role in the well-being of individuals, especially for this age group of students. Life skills-based education has improved the level of self-esteem, self-concept, self-confidence, social adjustment, mental health, and academic achievement. Parents is your child learning these skills?

For undergraduates (age group 18 to 21) and their parents! How to make sure that the education you or your child is getting is developing the skills for 21st-century skills? One can experience two fundamental challenges today. First, the world is shifting from an industrial economy to a knowledge economy, and secondly, the growing generation is brought up on the Internet. Their learning motivation is different. Parents, did you find out how the colleges and universities are imparting future skills? Read till the end to get answers.

For schools following CBSE, State boards, ICSE, IB, NIOS, ISC, CIE, IGCSE, and any other board. How, as a school, you will take the initiative to make sure that your current students are benefited from the changes in NEP 2020? Some schools have already initiated providing 21st-century skills to their students. The schools that have not yet started working on the new skills must look for education/training partners who will bridge the gap. Read till the end to find solutions.

Why education is required? Education provides balance in life. Vidya Dadati Vinayam, Vinaya Dadati Paatrataam. Paatratva Dhanamaapnoti, Dhanat Dharmam Tatah Sukham. This well-known Sanskrit Shloka means – Complete education provides knowledge resulting in humbleness, from humbleness comes worthiness. From worthiness, one gets wealth, from wealth, one does good deeds that bring joy. By being well-educated and holding a college degree, you increase your chances for better career opportunities and open up new doors for yourself

Where does the Indian Education system stand in the world? Universities all over the world are ranked based on three parameters such as the education quality they provide, people considering studying in universities in a particular country, and opportunities provided by those countries’ education system to students. India stands at 33rd rank as per the 2020 survey. It is unhappy to see India not even in the top 10 list, but yes, there is an upward trend in education in India from 40th rank in 2018 to 33rd rank in 2020.

What is the 5+3+3+4 Class System under National Education Policy (NEP) 2020? The National Education Policy, introduced on 29 July 2020, has created quite a buzz in the education sector. This change has come after almost three decades. The last policy was introduced in 1986. One of the many changes is structural reforms in the school system from the existing 10+2 model to the new model 5+3+3+4.

Foundational Stage: For students in the age group of 3-8 years. It is split into two sub-stages – will be part of the. This stage will be split into two: three years of Playschool/Anganwadi and two years in primary school (Classes/Grades 1 and 2).

For students of classes 1 and 2: Parents, this is the period when your child is a blank slate. The grasping power is enormous. Create an environment where your child can explore what S/he comes across. This is the time of experiential learning. Building Language skills, inhibitory skills (to control something that holds your child back or restrains them from doing or thinking something). Motor Skills (sitting, running, jumping, throwing a ball, and climbing stairs.), and Social and Emotional Skills (Self-control, expressing feelings with words, listening, and paying attention…).

Preparatory Schooling Stage: For children between the ages group of 8-11 years in Classes/Grades 3 to 5. There will be a greater emphasis on experiential learning across the sciences, mathematics, arts, social sciences, and humanities.

For students of classes 3, 4, and 5: Parents, as the implementation of this policy, is yet to take place how will you make sure that your child does not lack experiential learning across the sciences, mathematics, arts, social sciences, and humanities. You need to make sure that you provide him with experiential learning. Experiential education teaches students to observe their actions, their thought processes, and their emotional responses. This internal reflection prepares students for the workplace and helps them make major life choices, improve their relationships, and address their emotional needs.

Middle School Stage: For students between the ages group of 11-14 years in Grades/Classes 6 to 8. The thrust for this level will be to have a subject-oriented pedagogical learning style. Vocational education and internships from grades six onwards. This is to equip students with new skills. Carpentry, electric work, metal-work, gardening, pottery making… Coding has been introduced in Class 6.

For students of classes 6, 7, and 8: Parents, this is the best opportunity for the students to have hands-on experience in vocational courses. This will lead to acquiring life skills. The future of the world lies in coding, solving the problems of communities. As a parent, you must encourage your child to learn to code. Currently, schools may not be prepared for imparting coding skills but yes, you may always look forward to institutions that are good at it. The “Coding Champion” course by IANT is one such course that will develop the coding skills of your child. As the students are very much exposed to computers and mobile, you along with your child should learn to be secure users. Star Certification, a US Based Open Source and, Vendor Neutral Certification Body has a certification in Cyber Secure User. This certification, Star Cyber Secure User is made available in India by IANT.

Secondary School Stage: The final stage is for students between the ages group of 14-18 years. This stage is split into two sub-stages: covering Grades/Classes 9 and 10 in one group and grades 11 and 12 in another. The focus will be on the multi-disciplinary study, flexibility, and student choice of subject. Board exams are to be conducted for the holistic development of the students. Programming languages such as Python and Cybersecurity have been introduced in this stage.

For students of classes 9, 10, 11, and 12: Students and Parents, this is the golden time to decide and take action. Get into developing future skills such as Critical thinking and problem-solving, collaboration across networks and leading by influence, agility and adaptability, initiative and entrepreneurialism, effective oral and written communication, Accessing and analyzing information, and Curiosity and imagination. You must get into programming with Python and Cybersecurity. Star Certification, a US Based Open Source and, Vendor Neutral Certification Body has certifications in programming and cybersecurity from entry-level to advanced level. All these certifications, Star certifications are made available in India by IANT and available at the world’s lowest price.

The undergraduate stage: For higher education, the national testing agency is to conduct the entrance examination twice a year from 2022. The bachelors’ degree will be 4 years with exit options: After 1 year: certificate, after 2 years: diploma, bachelors’ degree after 3 years, and bachelor with research after 4 years. The students who drop out after 2 years will have the option to complete the degree after the break. M.Phil. degree is to be dropped.

For undergraduate students of Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering: The current undergraduate students will miss the benefits of the new National Education Policy. Don’t panic! To become a 21st-century workforce you should develop 21st-century skills. It generally refers to certain core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving. The jobs that a student should target should be based on “Big data programming”, “R programming”, “Java Full Stack Developer”, “Forensic Investigator”, “Ethical Hacking”, “Cyber analytics”, “IoT security”, “System audit”, “Wireless security”, “Secure programmer”, “Big data analytics”, “Cloud computing”, “Blockchain”. “DevOps”, “AI”, “ML”, and “Robotics”.

For schools following CBSE, State boards, ICSE, IB, NIOS, ISC, CIE, IGCSE, and any other board. Although there are many institutes in education and training that have joined hands with Schools to provide training only a few are doing justice. The schools must look at the following parameters before tying up with any institutes, such as training experience in the latest technologies and future skills development, Vocational courses, Course content, Pool of Trainers with global certifications, Advanced Labs,  tie-ups with industry leaders, tie-ups with certification bodies, All India presence (for a chain of schools), International certifications…

Moving away from a rigid content-driven memorization learning system to experiential learning and critical thinking would require nothing short of a revolutionary change in the attitudes of the people running the education system, let alone the attitudinal changes amongst the teachers, students, and parents. This means that thousands of schools and colleges would need capacity building and reorientation about the operational aspects of implementing a mega program with many experiential goals.

How the schools can implement NEP 2020? The structure of education is to be divided into the preparatory stage, middle stage, and secondary stage. There would be an overall reformation of the curriculum and pedagogy for all levels to make sure that students undergo cognitive development and also are inculcated with all the relevant skills.

IANT can be a one-stop solution. IANT (Institute of Advance Network Technology) is an Indian TechEd IT Company, globally recognized in International IT Training & Certifications Domain. IANT, at 110+ centers, has skilled & certified more than 1 million+ IT Workforce. Awarded as the Best IT Training Institute on several National & Global platforms, IANT has successfully established the value of certified professionals in the IT industry. The excellence of 22 Years in Advanced IT training [Corporate & Retail]. International Curriculum, Corporate & Certified Trainers & Advance IT labs form the basis of quality at IANT.

IANT is the Industry-first to implement NEP in its curriculum with Coding and the latest technologies. Career course offerings by IANT cover almost all technologies in IMS, Hardware, Networking & Software Courses – IoT, Python, AI, Robotics, Cybersecurity / Ethical Hacking, Server, Cloud computing, and Router training.

Students and parents, look for a school that has already started supplementing skills as per NEP 2020. If the current school is not offering 21st-century skills and vocational training then talk to the school management. Also, you can visit your nearest IANT center and enquire about the bouquet of courses available as per student’s class or age group.

Placement is guaranteed in IANT. Students must attend all the sessions. Complete all assignments and pass all the exams and certifications. Once you complete all the prerequisites, visit and register your profile. You will be able to browse all the job listings matching your profile. Apply for the jobs you like, attend, and pass an interview to get a job in the evergreen IT field.

IANT not only Trains but Crafts students’ careers by making them Job ready.

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