Presentation on theme: "ICT Capacity building For Secondary School Teachers Experience of Industry-Educomp relevant to Rastriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA )"— Presentation transcript:
1 ICT Capacity building For Secondary School Teachers Experience of Industry-Educomp relevant to Rastriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA )
2 RMSA VisionThe Vision of secondary education is to make good quality education available accessible and affordable to all young persons in the age group of years.
3 RMSA Objectives: in context of ICT integration Ensure all secondary schools have physical facilities, staff andsupplies of prescribed Standards.Through financial support to /Govt Schools / Local body schools/ Aided schools2. To improve quality of Secondary education resulting inenhanced intellectual, Social and cultural learning.3. To ensure that all students pursuing secondary educationreceive education of good quality.Through appropriate Regulatory mechanism in Private Schools.
4 Sec. schools & Senior Sec Schools TypesGovt.SchoolsPrivate [ Aided / Unaided ]Sec. schools1.06 LakhsSen. Sec. Schools0.53 Lakhs41%65%59%35%.
5 Statistics [2005-06] Type No. of schools (In lakh) No. of students No. teachersRatioSecondary Schools1.062507.571: 33HS Schools0.531343.941:34Total1.5938411.51NA
6 Role of ICT in Teaching-Learning Process: Computer LiteracyMake ICT an enabling and Productive toolBy using computer asResearch toolCommunication toolPublishing toolCAL implementationNeed for a holistic model to bring about a change in the way the teachers teach.Project based LearningEvaluation/Assessment
7 Key Deliverables: Infra: HardwareSoftwarePrinters/MFDModemWeb CamPower back upsFurniture etcElectrificationNetworking etcDisplay system – Integrated Projector/interactive board etcFaculty/facilitatorTraining to teachers and Capacity buildingDigital Content [offline/online ]Courseware/learning materialMaintenance of equipmentsMaintenance of equipments
9 BOOT ( Build Own Operate Transfer) Model Initial investment on entire deliverables is made by Private partner and the same is recovered on periodical basis from the govt after services are rendered.The contracted period is typically 3/5 years.Faculty/ facilitator is provided and trained periodically by the partnerTeachers of the school are all trained and given all the required support to ensure CALAll equipments supplied are maintained by the private partnerTeam of experts are deployed to extend necessary support to ensure seamless flow of info and update on progresses made in each schoolThe contract is in the nature of a Build – Own - Operate - Transfer (BOOT) arrangement, wherein all assets are transferred to the school at the end of the contract period..
10 Empowering teachers through ICT Computer Literacy Skills :Make ICT an enabling and Productive toolMinimum level LearningChild centered approach, Activity oriented learning.Class room Teaching –Learning transactionsEvaluation TechniquesDevelopment & use of Teaching-Learning MaterialProject Based LearningInnovative T-L MethodsTo distinguish Quality content softwareUse of web in enhancing Learning and learning Methods.
11 RMSA : Setting up of computer labs in secondary schools Educomp has successfully set up over Computer labs by providing Hardware, Software, Computer faculties, courseware, as per the needs of State govt’s., under BOOT/BOT/BOO ModelsRMSA may plan to look into the advantages of the samemodel for setting up of Computer Labs of Secondary schools
12 RMSA : Bridge Course for enhancing learning ability of students who pass out of class VIII Educomp has expertise of providing ICT education to Govt school children & teachers in several states. Educomp is thus aware of the differences in the achievement levels of learning in different states.We also provide bridge Course in ICT at 8th level in some states so that at 9th level students are taken through the same curriculumIt is thus essential to have a bridge course in ICT at 8th level to enhance the learning ability of students in ICT and to take them through for the secondary curriculum smoothly.
13 RMSA : IN- Service Training of Teachers In ICT Educomp has been Organising ICT training, Training in pedagogy to facilitate ICT integration in Education effectively to thousands of school teachers across the country.Mainly training is organised for School faculties, School Teachers and School Administrators.Training is provided in 10 Regional Languages including Bodo, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada,Telagu etc.Hands on Experience on Computers is an essential part of training. Training Modules in Appropriate languages are prepared for each training.
14 RMSA :Distance Learning Educomp has established Distance Learning Centers through satellite connectivity & state of art labs.At present, English learning courses for teachers/students,online training for aspiring chartered accountants have been taken up thro’ these centresThe facility is also being tried out to organise on-line ICT training for school teachers / faculties together with planned ‘Hands on’ sessions.Distance Learning may be appropriately used in ICT Teacher Training.
15 Distance Learning-Online Training Educomp has dedicated web portals to enhance ICT capacity building of secondary school teachers.WiziQ site provides free online access to teachers & helps them build their own lesson plan and to organize virtual class room on the net.Experience suggests that Teachers need help in making lesson plans, planning projects , Assessment & Remediation etc in making ICT classes successfulAppropriate use of Web Technology is thus one of the ways ofempowering teachers.
16 RMSA: Maintenance of Computer Labs Some of the Steps followed are as follows.Keeping the Computers & peripherals in good working condition isdone through well organized online/offline Maintenance Mechanisms .Establishing Regional, State level offices and having District level block level Coordinators to monitor the programUse of Toll free number for immediate feed back & redressal.Training the Faculties on essential maintenance skillsFrequent Power cuts, non-availability of maintenance personnel in remote rural areas ,Breakdown or Slow internet connectivity etc. have to be addressed.
17 Models implemented so far Procurement of various equipment and resources from their sources/OEM’s: Accountability with the purchaserPPPBOT :BOO :BOOT :PPP model is proving to be the best model so far implemented. Scalability and financial viability is very high incase of BOOT. Accountablity with the Private partner assuring better outcomes. Impact is visible
18 Educomp’s partnerships in ICT projects Educomp’s partnership with govts:Partnering with 14 state govts. and implementing computer Education and Computer Aided programmes in over Govt. schools.Educomp’s partnership with Pvt. Institutions:Over 15 years of partnership with hundreds of Pvt schools across the country.Currently It’s CAL initiative called “Smart Class” an integrated CAL programme for schools, implementing in over schools under BOOT model.Smart Class is a holistic model empowering teachers to teach a hard concept so effectively. Thanks to Delivery model created by EducompImpact of ICT programmes in Govt Schools thru Educomp’s flagship Division “Edureach” – committed for ICT programmes in govt schools. Documentary showcasing Impact of ICT in Rural India