Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches draft of National Credit Framework for public consultation
Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan has launched the draft of National Credit Framework (NCF) for public consultation.The Government has developed it to enable the integration of academic and vocational domains to ensure flexibility and mobility between them. The Framework would be a game changer by opening numerous options for further progression of students and inter-mingling of school and higher education with vocational education and experiential learning. It will also enable students who have dropped out of mainstream education to re-enter the education ecosystem.Speaking on the occasion in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Pradhan said that National Credit Framework is a next-generation, multidimensional instrument under National Education Policy, 2020. He said, that National Credit Framework is an umbrella framework for skilling, re-skilling, up-skilling, accreditation, and evaluation encompassing our people in educational & skilling institutions and workforce. Mr. Pradhan appealed to all institutions, schools, ITIs, AICTE-affiliated engineering colleges, centrally-funded Higher Education Institutions, state universities, and regulatory authorities to host the public consultation for the Framework on their website.Minister of State for Education Annpurna Devi and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Chandrasekhar were also present on the occasion.
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