An International Forum on Adopting an ICT Perspective to Education and Learning is being held at Delhi from October 31 to November 4.

The forum has been organised by International Bureau of Education (IBE), UNESCO in partnership with Google and in collaboration with the UNESCO International Institute of Technology for Education (IITE) in Moscow along with the National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development, an official press release said.

IBE supports countries efforts both through direct technical assistance but also by proving platform to share experiences and best practices from around the world and build country capacity to harness technology to strengthen education systems for sustained improvement of education quality, equity and inclusion.

The forum targets mainly countries which are implementing the UNESCO developed General Education Quality Analysis Framework (GEQAF).

Participating countries include Azerbaijan, Botswana, Egypt, Gabon, India, Lithuania, Oman, Seychelles, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Swaziland.

Experts from Brazil, Mauritius and the United State are also participating.

The release said the sessions of the forum are designed to be interactive and to build on concrete cases of ICT integration and inclusion through practical hands-on activities.

Best practice cases from countries like India, Lithuania, Mauritius, Oman and South Africa will be presented, it added.

Source: NetIndian