ETNB Mission (EdTech for Naya Bharat Mission), a nationwide campaign to empower education for Naya Bharat and KASpaces of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Germany, are organising a national seminar on ‘Breaking all virtual barriers in Education’ to be held virtually on 13-14th October 2021. The purpose of the national seminar is to share experiences and address the national challenges of SDG-4, which is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
According to the organisers, the two-day virtual seminar will have four sessions with speakers from the Indian education sector. A keynote address by Dr Joseph Emmanuel, Director (Academics), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), will mark the inauguration of the seminar. The first session will be on the future of education in India and how EdTech platforms have transformed the traditional classroom setting. Following this, two more sessions will highlight the importance of digital infrastructure in India and the Role of EdTech platforms in bridging the gap between rural and urban sectors. The highlight of the webinar is to showcase, where the five best teachers from Naya Bharat will share their experiences from the ground.
A welcome address by Jairaj Bhattacharya, CEO, ConveGenius, will be followed by an introductory speech of KASpaces by Christian Echle, Director Regional Programme, Political Dialogue Asia. The interactive sessions by ETNB Mission will host speakers from India’s leading educational institutions, including MSDF, UNICEF, Reach to Teach, Central Square Foundation, Department of Education (Gujarat Government), and Rajasthan State Council of Educational Research and Training (RSCERT), among others.
Highlighting the upcoming seminar, Rahul Garg, Programs Head, ETNB Mission, said, “Under the ETNB mission, the ETNB community is working tirelessly to understand, share, discuss, and create new ideas on how EdTech can reach the grassroot level and impact the 100 million students at the bottom of the education funnel. Through this seminar, we plan to increase the awareness about the revolutionary change EdTech tools can bring to the education system, especially for rural India.”
ETNB Mission is an initiative by ConveGenius Foundation. Its primary vision is to make education accessible for under-served children, especially in rural areas. Over the last seven years, the organisation has impacted over 25 million underprivileged students collaborating with multiple state governments, CSR programmes and NGOs in India.
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