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USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION IN INDIA

Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 2:00 PM           -           Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Pan IIT Alumni Association brings to you thought leaders who are driving the spread of primary education in India. Come and share your thoughts on how to enhance the quality of such education using technology. The outcome could go a long way in benefitting millions of children who seek a better future for themselves.

THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO ALL. COME AND BE A PART OF IT

DATE & TIME: March 29th, 2014 (Saturday) from 2pm to 7pm

REGISTRATION:

  • $20 till March 23
  • $25 from March 24 - 28
  • $30 for Gate registrations (Cash only) if seats are available

PROGRAM:

1400 – 1430 Registration & Networking
1430 – 1440 Welcome and Introduction (Umang Gupta)
1440 – 1500 "Children can teach themselves a lot more than you think!" (Sugata Mitra and the "Hole in the wall school " project).
1500 – 1520 "Scaling, improving and measuring the quality of primary education in India" (Madhav Chavan, founder of Pratham).
1520 – 1540 "Class clouds" and blended education for rural/urban schools without high speed internet (Neil D' Souza-- Founder/CEO of Zaya, Mumbai, India)
1540 – 1600 Teaching elementary reading via "Interactive story books" (Jagdish Repaswal-- Founder/CEO MangoReader, Pune India)
1600 – 1630 Break, Refreshments & Networking
1630 – 1650 Delivering free math teaching lectures in Indian regional Languages (Khan Academy. Palo Alto, USA)
1650 – 1710 Specialized search engine to discover/curate/compile free education materials on the Internet. (Prasad Ram, CEO of Gooru, Inc., Palo Alto, USA.)
1710 – 1840 Panel Discussion (Moderator: Umang Gupta)
1840 – 1850 Concluding Remarks and Thanks.
1850 – 1930 Networking & Refreshments

 

SPONSORS: Netapp, Pratham, Umang Gupta

For any clarification please contact Monishi Sanyal at monishi@sanyals.com

 

Mar-29-2014
2 pm to 7 pm

Venue: NetApp, Building 3
Address: 495 East Java Drive, 
Sunnyvale, CA, 94089