The global education sector has been completely transformed by the advent of modern ICT tools. The need of the hour is to find ways in which the strengths of the available and upcoming technologies can be integrated to achieve the country’s objective of “Education for All”. The needs of the beneficiaries need to be identified and the interventions suitably localised to ensure that this goal is reached in the shortest possible time. There is also a need to monitor the how well the money is being spent.
We, at Digital Learning have always aimed at bringing the new developments to the foreground through our magazine, our website and our events. In continuation of our attempt, the digitalLEARNING Awards were instituted to felicitate the most innovative applications of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education.
This issue of the magazine is dedicated to those individuals and organisations that are making the difference right now. As most of you are aware, June was the month when we had invited all stakeholders to nominate projects and initiatives that they thought makes the difference in ensuring quality education and skills development through ICT.
Overall 170 nominations were received for the digitalLEARNING Awards 2010 under seven different categories. After a preliminary evaluation by an independent jury, the nominations were put up on the eINDIA website for public voting.
We were surprised by your enthusiasm that was demonstrated by the number of votes cast for the eINDIA2010 awards
While we, at Digital Learning are now geared up for this year’s biggest ICT event, wewould like to dedicate this issue of the magazine to the frontrunners of the ICT revolutionwho are working hard to bring quality education for all.