Pranab Mondal, a young computer teacher, 29 years of age,
teaches in a government school located at North 24 Parganas,
some 30 kilometers from the India-Bangladesh border; he has
been teaching here since September, 2017, under the ICT@
Schools initiative commenced by the West Bengal government,
and implemented by IETS.
Skill development classes held in Balayogi Gurukulam school, in Nuzvid of Krishna district, are favourite among students for it provides them a platform to explore the world of creative expression, communication skills, analytical thinking and information technology.
A new book The Fourth Education Revolution: Will Artificial Intelligence Liberate or Infantilise humanity? (2018), co-authored by Sir Anthony Seldon and Oladimeji Abidoye, is creating waves within the community of educators worldwide. It predicts that artificial intelligence will create ‘holographic teachers’, who will ‘individuate’ learning for every child. Earlier, Seldon, one of the world’s most authoritative commentators on education, and a well-known writer of contemporary political biographies, had made a time-bound prediction that within ten years, school teachers will lose their traditional role and effectively become little more than classroom assistants, as the technological revolution sweeps aside old notions of education.
Introduction of the computer through the ICT@Schools project has made a world of difference to financially-challenged school students of Ashoknagar Vidyasagar Bani Bhaban High School, Kolkata.
IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited (IL&FS Education) is the social infrastructure arm of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), a leading financial Institution of India, mandated to look after Education, Employability and Employment (3Es) initiatives, around which the business canvas, including large scale Public Private Partnership initiatives, has been designed.
IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited (IL&FS Education) is the social infrastructure arm of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), a leading financial Institution of India, mandated to look after Education, Employability and Employment (3Es) initiatives. It was this initiative of nurturing the human capital by building Education, Employability and Employment that IL&FS Education won the prestigious 53rd Skoch Award (bronze) for Corporate Excellence.
News-National Skills Network-20181008-Learn English anytime, anywhere with EnglishBolo from IL&FS Education
Technology – enabled language learning is the easiest way to improve proficiency, anytime, anywhere, like in the case of learning English. Now, with the convenience of mobile apps, you can pick up new skills and practice them at your ease, while at work or at leisure. EnglishBolo, designed by IL&FS Education, in collaboration with US based EdTech company English Helper, is a solution that offers a blended approach. It is targeted at employed youth, who would like to improve their English and excel in their professional and personal lives. Let’s know more about EnglishBolo…
IL&FS Education has won two awards at the 53th Skoch summit held on 18-19 September 2018 in New Delhi.
The ability to learn a new language is inversely proportional to age. And when it happens to be English then the problem is amplified because it is a very funny language with its own set of rules and nomenclatures which we as Indians struggle to make sense of. However, for a variety of reasons in our complex country, English remains a ticket to upward social mobility and one’s mastery over English or its absence still creates a divide which is much sharper than the digital one.
Developing effective tools & solutions in education & vocational training Mr RCM Reddy is the Managing Director & CEO of IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited – the social infrastructure arm of infrastructure Leassing & Financial...