Keeping learners engaged by reaching the hardest to reach with technology during COVID: the Kerala experience
Co-Sponsored by The Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), Earth Institute, Columbia University & South Asia Special Interest Group (SIG) at the Comparative International Education Society (CIES).
Education has been disrupted during the COVID19 pandemic. Millions of children have trying different models of learning remotely with the help of parents, teachers, extended families and others. What have we learned so far from the ground? What has worked and what needs to be improved
This panel will look at the Kerala model from India and learn from the governmental and NGO actions on the ground. ? Join us in discussing education in the COVID19 times with concrete examples from Kerala on the use of technology to ensure learning continuity.
Let us also learn the lessons for sustainable development and what we can infuse in the education system to build back better.
Join the Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute (Columbia University) to discuss with our esteemed panelists:
Anvar Sadath, CEO, Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education, Government of Kerala
Professor V.K. Damodaran, President Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust and Member, Governing Board and Executive Committee Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment
Sajitha Bashir, Adviser, Office of the Global Director for Education, World Bank
Tania Saeed, Assistant Professor-Tenure, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, LUMS University, Pakistan
Opening Remarks by
Dr. Yanis Ben Amor, Executive Director of Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Dr. Radhika Iyengar, Director Education of Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University. Chair of the Environmental and Sustainability Special Interest Group at CIES