Inclusive Digitization: Digital Education at Rural Areas.
We live in a world of rapid Digitalisation. This phenomenon dictates almost every aspect of our lives. Thirty-four per cent of the Indian population uses digital platforms and has the second highest number of users in the world and yet there are rural regions of India where the technology hasn’t reached just yet. To make our country progress there is a need to create digital awareness at all levels.
To understand what the key difficulties and issues in the area of Digitalization of rural areas Association for Parivartan of Nation are organized Colloquium on “Digital Education at Rural Areas: Key Issues, Challenges and Opportunities” on 15th January 2019.
Date of the Program: – 15th January 2019
Event Venue: – Noble School for education and development, Banha, Hazaribagh
Topic for Colloquium: – Digital Education at Rural Areas: Key Issues, Challenges and Opportunities
Total Participation: – 78
The event took place at Active Mind Institute, Banha, Hazaribagh and was attended by teachers and students of different villages around the area.
The event majorly focused on, Introduction of Digital Education System by Br. Ehtesham- Student from Birla Institute of Technology wherein he focused on how there is a need to adopt different education models in rural areas which are technologically driven and leads to the holistic development of students.
To further extend the event we had a Panel discussion which was coordinated by Hasan Al Banna, President of Association for Parivartan of Nation and Md Raihan, Noble School for education and development, Raonaque Afroz, Sujit Kumar, Abhishek Kumar Singh and Md Faizan as speakers. The panel discussion leads to a discussion on the key issues which comes in the way of implementation and also discussed on how changing times has to be inclusive and ho digital age has to be incorporated into our education system especially at the rural areas.
- The event was a success as it enriched everyone at the event with some of the most important elements regarding Digital education system.
- Different stakeholders such as teachers, students and speakers presented different perspectives to the discussion.
- Extensive discussion on current situations and key problems in the implementation of the digital education system such as lack of digital literacy.
- Evaluation of different issues and dialogue on prospective solutions.