Classrooms to turn smart in 69 schools

Classrooms to turn smart in 69 schools

Kozhikode: At least one classroom each in all the shortlisted 69 schools in Elathur Assembly constituency will be upgraded to smart classrooms this fiscal, utilising a special fund sanctioned by the State government. The new project, aimed at revolutionising the conventional learning method, will help both government and aided institutions in the area. Minister for Transport A.K. Saseendran, who represents Elathur constituency in the Assembly, told The Hindu here on Friday that the heads of the selected schools would shortly submit detailed project reports and plans for approval within a…

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How these students from 49 remote village schools are learning in state-of-the-art digital classrooms

How these students from 49 remote village schools are learning in state-of-the-art digital classrooms

The Indian government has achieved significantly in strengthening the rates of children’s enrollment to school. But, the real problem is in their learning outcomes. 85 percent of the 1.3 million schools in the country are in rural hinterlands, causing an acute shortage of good quality teachers, as well as a failure to create a confluence of cultures and exposure from the outside world, for the student. As of 2011, eVidyaloka is that nexus. A service-delivery model that aggregates passionate people across the world as volunteer teachers, eVidyaloka orchestrates sessions and lectures…

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