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Digital Learning helps to personalise the syllabus, which is helpful in transforming education for a knowledge society. There are 17,395 students studying in all the above said schools. The entire student community of these schools are from the coastal area and majority of them are from fishermen community. The major group of beneficiaries will be the backward and minority communities, including the families of the students. An estimated five Lakhs people irrespective of their caste and creed will ultimately be benefited. taken in networking the schools especially with the technical support of well established firms in the field. Some such firms have already been contacted and they have responded positively. A technical cell will be formed in this connection. Since each school included in this project is a replica of the local community and will act as a knowledge centre, it will be easy to get the public support. This can be made more fruitful by the active involvement of the Parent Teacher Associations in almost all the activities of the school. The local and other administrative establishments are also accessible for our schools.

Digital Learning helps to personalise the syllabus, which is helpful in transforming education for a knowledge society. There are 17,395 students studying in all the above said schools. The entire student community of these schools are from the coastal area and majority of them are from fishermen community. The major group of beneficiaries will be the backward and minority communities, including the families of the students. An estimated five Lakhs people irrespective of their caste and creed will ultimately be benefited.

DLP for knowledge economy

The ultimate goal is the qualitative and quantitative improvement in the life of the local community that will result in bringing them to the mainstream.

Kochi is emerging as the third hub of software industry in India. and more than that, within 5 yrs it would be an international trade zone. Our area where this project is supposed to be implemented is just a few kilometers away from Kochi. With the help of private and other public sector ventures, we are able to train students from a younger age through this network, who ultimately would cater to the demand for skilled labours with minimum cost. Thus the project can act as a supplementary education centre for the industry around Kochi.

Besides, there is a team of dedicated teachers numbering 850, most of whom are graduates and post graduates. Some even have M. Phil and Ph D degrees. These teachers are trained well in ICT, so that they can become the backbone of the Digital Learning Programme. Besides these teachers and dedicated management, there are educationists, social scientists, psychologists, doctors and medical practitioners, scientists, NGOs, local colleges, government officials, and PTAs supporting DLP.

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Alleppeyschools.org The school was registered for the first time in cyber space in January 2006. In 2007, as a first step towards Digital Learning Programme, it got another website as a modified version. We can call this as our web server to interact each school with rest of the world. Each school can publish their activities and create knowledge and inferences about the society. Students can view their marks and comments made by the teacher on each subject. Each teacher is being provided with a user name and password to ‘sign in’ the site and edit student’s works from any where. As a part of collaborative content development, teachers in our schools are able to upload article, presentations, audios, etc. to this site. A knowledge base for the development of the community living along the coastal areas of Alleppey, with special emphasis on curbing the educational and social backwardness of the students, the Corporate Management of Schools, Diocese of Alleppey in collaboration with Government and other non governmental agency has taken the leadership by a planned activity like the Digital Learning programme. September 2007 | www.digitalLEARNING.in

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