Since providing meaningful employment and livelihood opportunities to youth is an absolute necessity to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth, given the favourable demographics, the critical next step is to provide skills and livelihood training to people across the learning spectrum from different social groups, improving income and standard of living, not only for the individuals, but their families and communities.
Blog-jpinternational-20180805-Can a profession, like teaching, heavy on human connect, be replaced with technology?
The teacher forms an important connect between the school, all that it contains, the education imparted and the learner – indeed, an important responsibility. However, with intense competition, accelerating workload, increasing time constraints, and never-ending responsibilities, the task of a teacher has become a rather tough one. Notwithstanding these challenges, each teacher tries his/her best to impart quality education; to the aid of these important ‘ambassadors’ of learning comes, at times, new-age technology – not with the aim to replace, mind you, but with the aim to help catalyse improved teaching-learning experiences.
News-The Sunday Guardian-20180729-A multimedia device that is taking digital learning to rural classrooms (K-Yan)
The traditional “chalk and talk” method is being supplanted in urban classroom by digital tools that enable learning and are aimed at enhancing the experience of both teachers and students. But in the rural sphere, such modern methods have a limited reach, thanks to inconsistent power supply and low Internet penetration.
The two atria and two ventricles of a pumping heart are projected on a plain wall, with a calm and clear voice explaining the circulatory system of the human body. The instructor intersperses with verbal comments, and scribbles important points on the wall, albeit ‘virtually’. Notes can be sent to the entire class with the click of a button. Visuals are loaded with options pertaining to customised assignments, multimedia content, graphics and what not. Welcome to the world of the K-Yan or the knowledge vehicle.
In order to create sustainable livelihood generation, SEEDS has brought massive change in the lives of rural community in Duttaluru village, Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. Aman Andrew Lal’s report
Low attendance rates, a lack of infrastructure and outdated pedagogy deprive masses of underprivileged Indian children of a solid education. Oil India Limited’s “Dikhya” programme attempts to override these hurdles in an innovative manner. It is a leading example of how nuanced education strategies can impart quality mass education to our children.
The K-Yan Product Film
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Blogs & Publications – Interview – 20180701 – Prof. Shailesh Kumar an eminent scientist specialising in Artificial Learning
Prof. Shailesh Kumar an eminent scientist specialising in Artificial Learning In this issue of ‘Face to Face’ Vagish K Jha talks to Prof. Shailesh Kumar, an eminent scientist specialising in Artificial Learning, Data Mining, Statistical Reinforcement Learning...