Education

Education

The Centre for Education and Technology, IT for Change, seeks to build participatory models that strengthen teacher agency and school autonomy, in partnership with public education systems. Our field projects systemically integrate digital technologies for connecting, creating and collaborating at school, district and state levels. Our research includes collaborative OER models, communities of practice and free and open technologies.

Our research and practice informs our inputs to national and state curriculum programs, as well as the courses we offer with academic institutions. In our advocacy with government institutions and civil society, we critique dominant models that privatize education through outsourcing, or centralize control with bureaucracies and vendors, and espouse the necessity and possibilities for empowering choices of technology in education.

FEATURED

NEP 2017

Based on its experiences from research, curriculum design and field projects over the last decade, IT for Change made a submission to the National Education Policy 2017 Committee, on ICT integration in school education.

As general purpose technologies that affect basic processes of…

ROER4D Phase 2

As a part of the “Research on Open Educational Resources for Development” project, ITfC conducted an action research on a collaborative OER adoption project in Karnataka. In phase 2 of this project, ITfC will study OER use by teachers and develop a toolkit for…

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Our “Teachers Community of Learning” (TCOL) is an intensive program focusing on developing classroom strategies and teacher development programmes through ICT integration at the class, school and block levels, that can result in a meaningful and empowering educational…

Prof. Rajaram Sharma keynote address at the inauguration of  ‘Technology integrated learning’ course for the students and teachers of B.Ed. program

Centre for Education and Technology, IT for Change has launched a “Technology integrated learning” course for students and faculty of the Bachelors in Education course at…

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Gurumurthy is the convenor of the syllabus development committee of ICT Mediation paper in the revised D.El.Ed syllabus for Karnataka.  Originally developed in 2012, this paper has now been revised to reflect the experiences from Subject…

Andhra Pradesh OER Portal November 9, 2016

A free and open technology environment* is essential to support participation and shared ownership, pre-requisites for a democratic and equitable information society. ITfC has consistently advocated with public institutions, including governments, academic institutions and civil society…

Government High School teachers share experiences from the Bengaluru South 3 Block 'Community of Learning'

 

Government High School teachers share experiences from the Bengaluru South 3 Block 'Community of Learning'