Public Forum: Launch of Survey of Information and Communication Technology for Education in India & South Asia
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:30 AM (IST)
Launch of the Survey of ICTs for Education in India and South Asia
PricewaterhouseCoopers and InfoDev(World Bank), invite you to join them at a public forum on the occassion of the launch of their report on the Survey of Information and Communication Technology for Education in India & South Asia on the 21st of April 2010. This survey, commissioned by Infodev and undertaken by PricewaterhouseCoopers, is the latest in a series of regional surveys on the use of technology in education. For more information on the regional surveys please visit http://www.infodev.org/en/Topic.4.html
The Survey of ICTs for Education in India and South Asia, sought to gather together in a single resource the most relevant and useful information on the way in which ICTs are being used in the Educational space in the South Asian region, with a focus on India. The survey report is in two Volumes, the first Volume is a series of Country Reports, on each of the eight South Asian countries with a more detailed focus on India. The Volume I is also accompanied by a set of Case Studies for India and Pakistan. Volume II is a series of Thematic Essays on key issues, and provides a horizontal, comparative view on such topics as policy coherence in the use of ICTs for Education, use of ICTs in non formal education and the issues surrounding capacity building for effective application of ICTs for education.
We invite you to join us at this public forum to share some of the key insights and learnings from the report. The details of the programme are as follows:
Date: 21st April 2010
Time: 10:30 AM- 12:30 AM
Venue: World Bank, 70, Lodi Estate, New Delhi, 110003
We request you to confirm your participation by registering yourself.
The session will be followed by a debate on:
"Are most investments in technology for schools wasted?"
For more details on the debate, please visit http://edutechdebate.eventbrite.com/