Sustainable Development Goals and ODL - A Case Study of K.K.Handiqui State Open University, Assam, India
The role of education is not only boosting economic growth and development but also to enable people to lead a life of dignity. Access to higher education plays a very important role in socio economic empowerment of common people, inculcating knowledge and skills. According to all India survey on higher education, 2016 - 17, the estimated Gross Enrolment Ratio in Higher education in India is 25.2%, which is calculated for 18 - 23 years of age group. However, India aims to attain a GER of 30% by 2020. The infras tructure of formal education system (higher education) in India is not adequate for providing education for its entire citizen. ODL system in India plays a very important role in promoting education in India. Moreover, it is only the ODL system, which can promote lifelong learning opportunities and ensure inclusive education for all. SDG - 4 talks about ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education to promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. In this paper, an attempt has been made to study the role played by Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University in promoting inclusive and equitable quality education in India particularly in the state of Assam. The prime objective of this paper is to highlight the role of ODL in India in improving GER and contributions towards SDG - 4 // Paper ID 107
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Promoting Rural Development in Border Disturbed Regions of India through Inclusive Growth in Agriculture by Using Open And Distance Learning Technologies (ODL) Lahiri, Indrani (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)The Rural Population living in the areas on or near the borders of countries often face inequality in terms of access to better livelihood opportunities as well as assured food and nutrition security. Their challenges are ...
Learner Support Services in Open and Distance Learning: Issues and Evidences from the State of Assam Sarmah, Bhaskar; Das, Kandarpa (2010-11)Distance education in its organized form, is one of the path breaking innovations in the field of education of the Twentieth century. The period between “1960-1985” has witnessed remarkable growth of distance education all ...
“Scaling up” Life Long Learning of Farmers (L3F): Expanding the horizon and empowering the communities, experiences from India Thamizoli, P; Balasubramanian, K (2013-11)The paper discusses the results and lessons learned in the mobile based Life Long Learning of Farmers (L3F) project implemented in Tamil Nadu, India. The methodology designed and plan developed to replicate/scaling up the ...
Senapati, Chayanika; Choudhury, Smritishikha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)Assam being one of the states in the Northeast region of India, occupies a distinct place in the field of education. From the last decade distance education system of Assam has become popular among the people of the state, ...
Knowledge Acquisition and Skill Development Issues and Pointers for Future Development of TVET in India in Formal as well as Distance Education Mode Verma, Anand P (2010-11)The concerns and imperatives of Vocational Education and Training (VET) demand that education should lead to total human development. This includes personal, intellectual, social economic, civic, cultural, ethical and ...