Introduction And Conference Overview
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (or SVYM) is a non-government, development organization, engaged in the development of human and social capital for a resurgent India, through its grassroots service in health, education, socio-economic empowerment, training and research sectors. SVYM has been rendering service to the rural, tribal and marginalized community in Karnataka since 1984.
Acting as a key facilitator in the community's efforts towards self-reliance and empowerment, SVYM has been developing local, innovative and cost-effective solutions to sustain community-driven progress. Today, the organization runs more than 40 projects in the sectors of health, education, socio-economic development, training and research, in the districts of Karnataka.
Thus, with all these programs and institutions with a secular, non-discriminatory approach, the program initiatives now directly impact about 2.5 million people across all the 30 districts of Karnataka. More information is available at our website www.svym.org.
SVYM is now organizing, a “ET -17” - National Conference on ‘ICT in Education -Perspectives, Practices and Possibilities’, in collaboration with certain key stakeholders namely, Government, Academia and Non-profit Organisations.
The Goal and Objectives of the Conference are as follows
- To promote universal access to appropriate ICTs for enhancing quality of school education
- To sensitize delegates in adopting ICT as a tool for enhancing quality and reach of school education
- To create a platform for sharing existing and emerging models of ICT in education from India and abroad
- To create a forum for interaction among representatives of Government, educational professionals, world bodies and voluntary associations enabling understanding of mutual issues and perspectives related to ICT in Education.