i-cage for the education system

January
2012

Digital platforms and tools can support widespread construction of learning resources. Since digital resources are ‘non-rivalrous', meaning sharing does not reduce their availability, teachers at a systemic level can locally create learning resources and share them across the country to create a resource-rich learning environment. However, Apple's proprietary apps control knowledge creation and sharing.

Gurumurthy Kasinathan wrote an opinion piece for The Hindu, a leading English daily, stating that it is essential that the curriculum and teaching-learning processes are guided by public interest and priorities and not locked into the commercial ambitions of private technology companies.

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