Government school students in Gujarat will have free access to educational content in line with state board standards. Together with Everest Kanto Cylinders (EKC), ConnectEd Technologies has launched an educational programme aimed at improving learning outcomes in government school, especially in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
A web and mobile app platform will be made available to more than 7,500 students studying in classes 9 and 10 at government schools in Kutch as part of this program. Educational content in local languages is in-sync with the Gujarat state board curriculum, according to the edtech company. The material can be viewed online or downloaded for later viewing.
Initially, the initiative aims to benefit students from classes 9 and 10 across schools located in Gandhidham block of Kutch. Subsequently, the initiative will scale to students from other grades and regions of Gujarat, it adds.
As part of this initiative, ConnectEd Technologies will coordinate with government schools to sensitize parents and students about the platform and teach them how to use any device at their disposal to access quality educational content. In addition, the edtech platform will provide teachers with valuable statistics regarding content consumption by students, allowing them to motivate parents and students to meet school-set learning objectives.
As Part of this announcement, Dr BN Prajapati, District Education Officer, Kutch, Gujarat stated that, “The recent surge in Covid-19 cases led to closure of schools across Gujarat. In such circumstances, government schools and their students are in need of a parallel digital framework through which quality education could be served to the government. school students. It gives me immense pleasure to announce this initiative for all our govt. school students. We are thankful to Everest Kanto Cylinders (EKC), and hope more organisations will come forward to support this initiative and ensure it benefits every student in Gujarat.”