Samagra Shiksha organises consultation on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN)

Srinagar December 12 (KNS): As per NEP 2020, the highest priority of the education system will be to achieve universal foundational literacy and numeracy in primary school by 2025. With this aim, Samagra Shiksha has been spearheading the work on these lines. As part of this mission, a two-day consultation program on content review and development for Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) aligned with the National Curriculum Framework for Foundational Stage 2022 was held in Srinagar on December 8 and 9th.
The event was facilitated by Jammu and Kashmir Association of Social Workers and the consultation was conducted in collaboration with Samagra Shiksha J&K supported by UNICEF.
Mr. Ajeet Sharma Coordinator from Samagra Shiksha said that Samagra Shiksha is the Nodal Agency for realising the aims and objectives of NIPUN Bharat Mission led by the Project Director as the Nodal Officer for Jammu and Kashmir, and such it was its prerogative that the objectives were met in the stipulated time. 
UNICEF Education Specialist Mr. Danish Aziz presented major milestones achieved in collaboration with Samagra Shiksha J&K for FLN and said that we are on track to meet the mission deliverables. 
Ms. Sunisha Ahuja, Education Specialist, and an expert in early childhood education and FLN presented the National Scenario on FLN, FLS study key findings and language learning.
The technical team comprising of Ms. Amita Kaushik (Eduweave Foundation), Dr Rashim Pal(Freelancer) and Ambreen Bashir facilitated the consultation.

The event was attended by 25 nominated experts and resource persons from SCERT J&K, Directorate of School Education Kashmir and various districts. 

In concluding remark Mr. Ashfaq Ahmad Mattoo Executive Director of JKASW shared the way forward and said that JKASW has been and would continue to provide its technical support in this mission.(KNS)

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