Gurugram: Tab labs, smart classes to be introduced soon in gov schools

Gurugram: Tab labs, smart classes to be introduced soon in gov schools

- in Education, State News

Gurugram: To impart technology based smart education to the students, tab labs and smart classes would soon be started in government schools of cyber city, Gurugram. For this, the Gururgram district administration has decided to launch EduTech as a pilot project in 17 schools of the district in the first week of July under which students would be taught through smart classes and tablets.

While stating this today, an official spokesman said that EduTech pilot project is one-of-its-kind project which aims to connect the students of government schools with hi-tech technology keeping in view the demand of changing times.

He said that 17 schools of district Gurugram and three of district Rewari has been included under this project. To successfully run this project, the principals and teachers of government schools have been imparted training in State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT). He said that the project would be based on the concept of tab lab and smart classes. The tab lab concept would be for students of classes first to eighth for which ten government schools have been listed. He said that after feeding the syllabus of each class, the students of these classes would get a unique ID and password.

The spokesman said that similarly, smart classes would be organized for students of classes 9th to 12th. These classes assume special significance as the children would be taught with the help of projector and computer. Apart from providing career counselling to the students, classes would be organized for English speaking as well as preparation for other competitive examinations. This project which has been approved by State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) would be run for three years and it would be reviewed from time to time. On the success of this pilot project, it would be replicated in other districts also, he added.

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