UNESCO recognition for the use of ICT in school education in India


Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 19

According to the Ministry of Education, the use of ICT under PM eVidya has received UNESCO recognition with the NCERT constituent Central Institute of Educational Technology winning the King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa Award for the use of ICT in education for the year 2021.

According to an official statement, the award recognizes innovative approaches in leveraging new technologies to expand educational and lifelong learning opportunities for all in line with “the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Goal 4 on Education”. .

Established in 2005 with the support of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the award rewards individuals and organizations that are implementing outstanding projects and promoting the creative use of technologies to enhance learning, teaching and overall educational performance in the digital age .

An international jury annually selects the two best projects.

Each laureate receives $25,000, a medal and a diploma during a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, which will take place on June 24 this year.