The three-day G20 conference on education concluded on Friday in Amritsar, with a focus on India’s potential to lead the world in innovation and education. The conference saw participation from more than 55 representatives from G20 nations, invited nations, and organizations like UNICEF.
K Sanjay Murthy, the country’s minister of higher education and chair of the G20 Education Working Group (EdWG), highlighted the importance of finding workable solutions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals during the EdWG meetings. India also urged for faster collaboration among member countries to promote higher education.
The officials reported that the second EdWG meeting aimed for a broad consensus on key areas such as Research and Innovation Collaboration, Foundational Literacy and Numeracy, and lifelong learning opportunities.
This conference is a significant step in India‘s efforts to promote education and innovation and foster collaboration among G20 nations and beyond.