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Subject Teacher Forum - Creating ' Teachers Communities of Learning'

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2013

ITfC worked with Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA), Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT), Karnataka, to create a 'Teachers Communities of Learning' through the Subject Teacher Forums, Karnataka in Mathematics, Science and Social...

 

Exploring an institutional model for Community Knowledge Centres: A research study for the Karnataka Knowledge Commission

Parminder Jeet Singh, Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini C
Research Papers and Reports
- 2012

IT for Change's research study on 'Exploring an institutional model for Samudaya Jnana Kendras (Community Knowledge Centres)' explores the possibility of setting up state-initiated, community knowledge centres ( Samudaya Jnana Kendras) in various...

 

Policy series on "Developing countries and global Internet governance" (2011-current)

ITfC
Research Papers and Reports
- 2011

IT for Change has been a key resource centre supporting developing country engagements in global Internet governance forums, in the post-WSIS phase. Through periodic policy briefs, we have examined the rapidly evolving social, economic and cultural implications of Internet...

 

IT for Change participation in UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2011

IT for Change participated as one of the five civil society members of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development's Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WGIIGF). IT for Change submitted two input papers arguing that processes...

 

India's report for the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development's Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WGIIGF)

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2011

IT for Change helped prepare India's report for the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development's Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (WGIIGF). The report has some concrete set of IGF reform proposals and helped shape the...

 

Reclaiming development in the information society

Anita Gurumurthy, Parminder Jeet Singh
Research Papers and Reports
- 2010

This research paper is part of the collection of essays In search of economic alternatives for gender and social justice: Voices from India which highlights some common guiding principles for alternative economic practice and building blocks for an alternative...

 

Impact assessment study on the 'Regional resource centre for elementary education' (RRCE)

Gurumurthy Kasinathan with Bindu Thirumalai and Krittika Vishwanath
Research Papers and Reports
- 2010

The objectives of this study are two-fold: (1) conduct an impact assessment of the project of the Regional resource centre for elementary education (RRCE), and (2) make...

 

ICT programmes in school education: PPP models vs. integrated approach

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Research Papers and Reports
- 2010

The study of two large 'ICTs programmes in School Education' (IPSE) programmes of neighboring Indian states reveals some interesting insights. The integrated model followed in Kerala's IT@Schools programme, which focused on developing systemic in-house capabilities...

 

ICT programmes in schools in Yadgir District

Gurumurthy Kasinathan, Krittika Vishwanath
Research Papers and Reports
- 2010

IT for Change was commissioned to design and carry out a study on the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) programmes in schools in the Yadgir and Sedam...

 

Building an alternative e-Governance model: Lessons from e-Gram in Gujarat

Roshni Nuggehalli
Research Papers and Reports
- 2009

This paper frames a critique of India's existing e-governance programme in the context of a market-driven and efficiency enhancing approach. This narrow guiding vision occurs because of a deficit in normative frameworks for governance rooted in principles of governance...