Department of Education hosts DIDAC India

DIDAC India is the annual exhibition and conference and only event in the country for Educational Material, Training & Technology based solutions for all levels and sectors of the Education & Training Industry.

India Didactics Association (IDA), the exclusive membership association in India for the education & training fraternity has organised the ongoing 10thedition of DIDAC India in New Delhi.

DIDAC India is partnered by The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), NITI Aayog, AICTE, NCERT and National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and hosted by Department of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi.

Speaking on the occasion Manish Sisodia said, “Platforms such as ASES and DIDAC India play an important role to promote peer learning among countries and educational institutions which is critical for adoption best practices in education. There is a great scope of learning from our counterparts such as Thailand, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in various areas of education and training. Teacher training is one such aspect that is crucial to improve and maintain the quality of our education system especially, the government school system. Technology in education is another area which we need to focus on and internalise. We have to find innovative ways to make education fun and less burdensome for students. In Delhi, we have already cut down the curriculum by 25% to reduce the burden on the students and introduced happy curriculum. We have also requested the Central Govt. to look at the possibility of reducing it up to 50%.”

Key Takeaways:

  • The annual event is dedicated to the education and skill sector
  • · Representatives from over 25 countries attending DIDAC India
  • Organised by IDA along with MSDE, MHRD, NITI Ayog, AICTE, NCERT, NIOS
  • Global overview of Best practices in education, training, trends and products
  • Discuss and enhance the educational standards and practices
  • View & experience the Global Showcase of the latest and innovative technology, training solutions, inventive resources, latest methodology, technology and services that helps in learning, teaching & skill improvement.

On this occasion, Shri Dominic Savage OBE, Director, Education World Forum, said “We are proud to hold ASES in India each year and to witness and discuss the strides that India and its neighbors are taking in developing education for the challenges we face globally. Our theme this year is Learning for tomorrow’s world and we are looking forward to listening carefully and debating fully the plans and experiences of the region. We are delighted that ASES attracts ministers from around the region and has the support of ministers in India; a powerful combination to help prepare all our education systems to succeed.”

Aditya Gupta, CEO, India Didactics Association said, “India has the largest percentage of young people in the world. This essential human resource must be provided with working competencies and skills keeping in mind latest innovation and technological developments in education sector to make them future ready with industrial revolution 4.0. The need of the hour is an exponential change – be it teacher training, assessments or technology adoption to ensure that teaching and learning outcomes are at par with the best global practices. ASES is an effort to bring these deliberations onthe table for policy makers to interact with senior educators while DIDAC provides real time implementation for practical solutions.”