E-District project launched in Delhi

A fortnight after promising to provide ‘timely, state-of-the-art, hassle-free, transparent and comfortable services’ to Delhiites, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that its e-District project was finally open. The project aims to provide online various government-issued certificates to Delhiites. The initiative makes Delhi the first State in the county to allow online…

Take a sneak peek at what a delegation of ed tech advocates learned from a school-visiting trip to India

At first blush, it might seem odd to consider what India could teach American schools about education technology. In India, after all, school Internet access is estimated to be something like one percent, few schools have computers and the country has well-documented problems with infrastructure, inequity and extreme poverty. “I think there is a lot…