PANAJI: Vedanta Foundation and Vedanta Limited – Sesa Goa Iron Ore, signed the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the directorate of education to implement Vedanta E-shiksha in 457 schools in Goa.
As per the MOU, Vedanta Foundation and Vedanta Limited will be providing e-content from classes V to X on all subjects.
Vedanta E-Shiksha schools is a PPP (Public Private Partnership) model implemented in coordination with various state governments. During 2009 and 2012 the Vedanta E-Shiksha schools project was successfully implemented in 349 Schools across 11 Blocks of Goa reaching out to students of Std V to VII. Further, 755 teachers have been trained and 39,500 computer books distributed benefitting 66,965 students.
The Vedanta E-Shiksha, offers Interactive multimedia e-content, training teachers, providing library and technical support team to monitor the project. The objectives of the project is to incorporate technology as an aid to support and enhance the teaching / learning process in schools, increase enrollments, decrease dropout rates, improve the pass percentage, implement an innovative and creative curriculum and also provide scalable quality teacher training to support the overall education system.