Elets TV - Part 492

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Innovation in Universities… – Dr Elizabeth Shirly

Dr Elizabeth Shirly, Director, IIITM, Kerala Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: ICT has led to the development of many impressive tools for improvement in the quality of education. The concept of e-learning is  already taking root, but it is not wholly successful. Our country’s educators and professors face a challenge in changing the mindset of […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Innovation in Universities… – Dr C Rajkumar

Dr C Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, O P Jindal Global University Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: One of the most fundamental challenges that we face in India is related to the lack of quality in higher education. Quality is the most significant issue in our universities. We need to be worried about the […]

WES 2012 – School Education Track: Contextual Education Practices… – Simmi Kher

Simmi Kher, Coordinator India, Tony Blair Faith Foundation Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: Many years have passed since the United Nations launched the decade of education for sustainable development during the years 2005 to 2014. Now we are at the last two years of that decade. The UN General Assembly has designated UNESCO as a […]

WES 2012 – School Education Track: Contextual Education Practices… – Monica Mehan

Monica Mehan, Principal, DAV, Khera Khurd Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: We have the story of a DAV school in the rural outskirts of Khera Khurd that was on the verge of being shut down, but it revived itself by facing challenges head on. It brings to light the fact that limited resources and […]

WES 2012 – School Education Track: Contextual Education Practices… – Rittika C Parruck

Rittika C Parruck, Assistant Director Schools, India, British Council Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: British Council is a government body dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding and education. The society also imparts  training in English and Arts. The British government invests in creation of cultural understanding through education. British council  trains people in […]

WES 2012 – School Education Track: Contextual Education Practices… – Mukul Kanitkar

Mukul Kanitkar, Secretary, Vivekananda International Foundation Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: Education is the vehicle of knowledge, self-preservation and success. Education not only gives us a platform to succeed, it also  provides us with qualities like strength, character and self respect. The greatest gift education gives us is the knowledge of unconditional love and a […]

WES 2012 – School Education Track: Contextual Education Practices… – Dr C Chandramohan II

Dr C Chandramohan, Sr Adviser, Planning Commission of India Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: India has a large educational framework of primary and village schools. A total of 95 million children have enrolled in schools. There is  a substantial decline in the social and regional gaps in education. The first issue is of […]