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Note on policy for teacher professional development

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Policy Documents

IT for Change has been working in the area of ICTs and education, at the levels of research, capacity building and pilot programme. Based on our work, this note exposes ways in which ICTs could be used as an integral part of the education system and...

 

Note for CABE Meeting March 18 2011 - Why ICTs in education programs fail or succeed and implications for policy?

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Advocacy Statements

Based on our advocacy work relating to NPISE, the issue of 'vendor driven ICT programs' was discussed in the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) and a sub-committee was setup to study the issue.

 

Presentation made by Gurumurthy Kasinathan at NUEPA in a workshop for Education Secretaries, on guidelines for ICT@School program - December 2011

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Presentations

The presentation discusses the key challenges facing teacher education and the need to evolve new models of teacher education...

 

Presentation made by Gurumurthy Kasinathan at NCERT in a workshop for Education Secretaries, on guidelines for ICT@School program - October 2011

Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Presentations

The presentation explains the need for state governments to move from 'first generation programs' where students only learn word, notepad, paint etc,...

 

Cultural rights and globalisation of exchanges and of information - UNHCR Seminar on 'Implementing Cultural Rights'

Anita Gurumurthy
Presentations

Anita Gurumurthy was part of the panel on “Exploring the relationship between cultural rights and cultural diversity” at the February 2010 Seminar organised by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in partnership with the International Organization...

 

Karnataka ICT@Schools Programme

IT for Change
Position papers

The Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, have initiated a public software based ICT...

 

'Locating gender politics in the new techno-industrial complex'. A talk hosted by CIS, CSCS and ITfC

Lisa McLaughlin
Presentations

The lecture, held on 27 July 2010, was hosted by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS),The Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), and IT for Change (ITfC). Lisa McLaughlin, PhD, Associate Professor in Media Studies and Women’s Studies (Miami University-...

 

A seminar on ICT and gender violence: Logging into (in)security

Chloe Zollman
Presentations

On 10 December 2010, IT for Change was part of the panel on 'Logging into (in)security: a seminar on ICT and gender violence' which was held in Chennai (India) and closed...

 

Editorial to the special issue on gender of the Journal of Community Informatics

Anita Gurumurthy
Think-pieces

IT for Change was invited by the Journal of Community Informatics to guest-edit a special issue on gender and community informatics, which presents articles from various countries across the world and discusses how information and communication technology have a transformatory impact on gender...

 

Gender equality and the knowledge society. International conference on 'Gender Equity Policies - New Scenarios, Actors and Articulations'

Anita Gurumurthy
Presentations

Anita Gurumurthy's presentation at the conference on 'Gender Equity Policies - New Scenarios, Actors and Articulations' (Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2010) asked...

Publications

  • ITfC Annual report- 2009-10
  • Locating gender
  • ISS2
  • Gender Equality through ICT
  • Political economy of IS
  • MahitiManthana
  • Notes from the Field