ROLE OF TEACHER EDUCATION IN THE NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020
The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, a landmark reform in the Indian education system, envisions a holistic transformation of the entire learning ecosystem. Central to the successful implementation of NEP 2020 is the role of teacher education. This conceptual research paper explores the multifaceted dimensions of teacher education within the context of NEP 2020. It delves into the significance of teacher education in fostering pedagogical innovation, professional development, and the overall enhancement of the quality of education. The paper also discusses challenges and potential strategies to align teacher education with the goals of NEP 2020, aiming to provide insights that can inform policy decisions and educational practices.