Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching

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Registration Name : eINDIA2011/AN/115
Project Category : digitalLEARNING::Best ICT Enabled School of the Year
Project Name : Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching

Details of Applicant
Name : SUDHA GOYAL
Address : Block G, Sector-57, Sushant Lok – II, Gurgaon, Haryana
City : Gurgaon
State : Haryana
Country : INDIA
Zip Code : 122001

Details of Project/Implementing Agency
Name of Organisation : Scottish High International School
Address : Block G, Sector-57, Sushant Lok – II, Gurgaon, Haryana,,
City : Gurgaon
State : Haryana
Country : INDIA
Zip Code : 122001
Name of the head of Organisation : MS. SUDHA GOYAL
Website : www.scottishigh.com

Brief description of the programme/project/Initiative :
To enhance learning of the students. In todays world, the teachers have to play the role of facilitators and mentors to deliver knowledge to their students and they can achieve this best, by utilizing ICT and its tools to their fullest capacity.

Why was the project started :
The project was started with a mission to enable the students to transform into life long learners with the help of ICT aids.

Objective :
To enable the students to become independent researchers and lifelong learners.

Target group : Students and Staff of the school
Geographical reach : School and Society
Date from which the project became operational : 4 April 2005
Is the Project still operational : YES

10 points that make the programme/project innovative?

  1. A large LAN/ WLAN network of more than two hundred computers which is spread over the huge campus.
  2. The entire school building and its sprawling campus are supported by the WIFI network system.
  3. Digital classrooms enhance learning in all subjects. These classrooms have received an overwhelming sense of appreciation from the students and teachers.
  4. The school provides Hi-Speed Leased Line internet connectivity for all students and staff. However there is regular monitoring and scrutiny of the web content through dedicated firewall and gateway security. This ensures that our students are prevented from accessing any objectionable content of any webpage which is blocked by the firewall.
  5. There is centralized database in the school which is accessed by all students and staff through authenticated usernames and passwords.
  6. There is centralized School Management Software installed which handles Fee Management, Admissions, Library, Students Database And Academic Performance of all students.
  7. The school provides 100% Power Backup facility for all the systems and peripherals which ensure that tasks related to ICT never get delayed.
  8. Regular data backups are taken for the entire school data by means of centralized data backup solutions. This backing storage plays a very important role in terms of data security as in case of data loss, the original data can be easily retrieved though the data recovery system.
  9. All ICT work is saved by all students in their respective workspace which can always be assessed by the teachers.
  10. There are PDC (Primary Domain Controller) and ADC (Additional Domain Controller) servers installed to govern and control the school network. Hence one never gets disconnected from the outside world in Scottish High.

List the 5 achievements of the programme/project?

  1. Digital classrooms enhance learning in all subjects. These classrooms have received an overwhelming sense of appreciation from the students and teachers as the learning becomes fun.
  2. It enables students to search for required information using internet and to organize their findings.
  3. It prepares them to face the challenges posed by todays competitive world as students confidently partcipate in national and international ICT forums and competitions.
  4. It empowers students to compete for different National and International competitions
  5. All students from Nursery to Class 12 have ICT as a part of their curriculum so they have become confident users of ICT.

List the 5 key challenges faced while implementing the programme/project/initiative

  1. Training and upgrading the teachers with different ICT tools and aids.
  2. Computer week is conducted every year to give students platform to showcase their talent.
  3. Workshops for teachers and students to upgrade their knowledge..
  4. Integrating ICT with other subjects at Pre-Primary and Primary level so that it is used as a tool and not just a subject

List the 5 points how can the programme serve as a model that can be replicated or adapted by others?

  1. By conducting ICT workshops for other schools.
  2. By participating in ICT implementation forums wherein different schools participate.
  3. By sharing the ICT facilities and achievements of the school with others.
  4. By conducting Inter school ICT competitions and invite other schools to participate.
  5. By using Web resources such as WIKI where in people share their work and concepts.

List 5 points to elaborate on the scalability of the programme/project/initiative

  1. Well equipped ICT labs
  2. Internet facility for all under scrutiny and monitoring
  3. 100% Power backup for all ICT equipments
  4. Highly focused and motivated management and staff
  5. Trained and motivated teachers to use ICT aids

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