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45,000 school class rooms in Kerala to go digital

As many as 45,000 classrooms in Kerala will soon be digitised under a state government initiative that aims to impart IT education to schools.

The IT@School Project, envisaged a comprehensive upgradation of various elements of classroom learning such as infrastructure, textbooks, learning materials, teacher training, handbooks, monitoring and evaluation, and e-governance using ICT, is being implemented in classes from Standard 8 to 12.

The implementation of ‘Hi-Tech’ school project which commenced in September last is being piloted in Alappuzha, Puthukad, Kozhikode North and Thaliparamba assembly constituencies, an IT@School statement said here on Sunday.

Detailed activities for expanding the programme to the remaining 136 constituencies are progressing and online school survey starts from November 15, it said.

“This project aims to make Kerala a fully digitalised state in education sector,” C Raveendranath, Minister for Education said. 
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