Learning gaps in primary education system

Sep 24

Learning gaps in primary education system

Educational transformation in public schooling system has been a key priority in India. Though we have made progress in increasing the number of government schools in India still quality remains an important concern, more so in today’s fast changing global times. It is important to provide 21st century skills to school kids so that they can be innovators and...

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IBM with SRF Foundation: Kidsmart 2nd phase training in Rajasthan

Sep 18

IBM India with SRF Foundation had conducted 2nd phase 3 days IBM KidSmart training to Rajasthan location catering 40 teachers, Vidya Volunteers and Anganwadi Instructors from 12 KidSmart centres. The training was conducted during 17th , 18th and 19th Feb 2014. In continuation to 1st phase training, the 2nd phase was focused on various topics like : Feedback on...

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IBM Kidsmart Early Learning Programme with SRF Foundation in Rajasthan: 1st batch of Teacher Training

Sep 17

Despite of industrialization and rapid urbanization, the Tijara block of Alwar district of Rajasthan is considered to be the educationally backward area especially the rural pockets, mainly habitated by the backward Meo-Muslim community. The average literacy rate of Alwar is 71% while its 62% in Tijara block with just 51% female literacy. Moreover, low motivation in...

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Smarter Classrooms: IBM’s initiative in Rajasthan and the subsequent impact on the education sector in the region – Coverage in The Hindu

Sep 16

In initiative for enhancing the comfort levels of children and teachers for using computers at the pre-school level has helped bridge the digital divide in the rural landscape of Alwar district in Rajasthan; it has brought children back to schools, leading to a significant reduction in the dropout rates. The programme, launched by IBM in partnership with SRF...

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IBM with SRF Foundation: Kidsmart 2nd phase training in Rajasthan

Feb 20

IBM with SRF Foundation: Kidsmart 2nd phase training in Rajasthan

IBM India with SRF Foundation had conducted 2nd phase 3 days IBM KidSmart training to Rajasthan location catering 40 teachers, Vidya Volunteers and Anganwadi Instructors from 12 KidSmart centres. The training was conducted during 17th , 18th and 19th Feb 2014. In continuation to 1st phase training, the 2nd phase was focused on various topics like : Feedback on...

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IBM Supporting Children Education: KidSmart Early Learning Program

Nov 14

IBM Supporting Children Education: KidSmart Early Learning Program

Using technology to inspire young learners worldwide: IBM’s KidSmart program includes the Young Explorer, a computer housed in brightly colored, kid-friendly Little Tikes™ furniture and equipped with award-winning educational software to help children learn and explore concepts in math, science and language. The computer centers can also help children learn...

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