Role Of Ict In School Education

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The NCERT, being apex organisation in school education, has constantly been engaged in improving the quality of education through various academic programmes such as development of curriculum, textbooks, supplementary books, educational kits, teachers’ handbooks, manuals, e-resources and capacity building of Key Resource Teachers, Teacher Educators, State Functionaries. It is contributing significantly in Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in schools, National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) and Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE).
The National Repository of Open Educational Resources (NROER) launched in 2013 makes available digital resources as educational videos, concept maps, audio clips, interactive objects, photographs, diagrams, charts, images, articles, learning objects, talking books, textbook pages and documents in multiple languages for teachers and students. The Curricula for ICT in Education for the school system have been developed to realise the goals of the National Policy on ICT in Schools Education and the National Curriculum Framework [10].
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The teachers’ curriculum is a significant vehicle for the realisation of the goals of the National Curriculum Framework. The ICT curriculum broadly attempts to equip teachers with ICT competencies to strengthen their own professional capabilities and to effectively use ICT tools and devices in their teaching-learning
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