Indian demographic data indicates that 50% of our population comprises of youth under the age of 25. This demographic dividend should be used for the progress of the country. The same can be achieved through enabling them by providing adequate technical and vocational education, coupled with Indian values. This will result in increasing productivity and accelerating economic growth of our country on sustainable basis.
The role of information and communication technology has tremendous potential to bring paradigm shift in our present methods of imparting education It will help to make education student-centric. Holistic approach to education will ensure inclusion, access, equity and standard in education. Providing necessary hard and soft skills through effective collaboration between academia, research institutes and industries will certainly facilitate this process.
With this concept in mind, Tech for Seva a two day Socio-Technical conference on Inclusive and Sustainable Development has chosen Education as one of the important topics for discussions.
Abstracts on following themes are requested for presentation in the conference.
Creative & Innovative education
Access, equity, quality & inclusion
ICT based education
Industry & academia interaction
Technology for education & education for technology