Department
Information & Communication Technology

The qua

lity improvement of primary education through wide use of technology in education, Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is functioning.


Programs and activities :-

Video conferencing
In a continuous effort to connect DIETs with GCERT with two way audio/video connectivity, three new DIETs at Bharuch, Navsari and Porbander are connected by Video Conferencing Facility.

The DIETs can link up with other DIETs of the Gujarat State. Apart from using this facility as a tool of coordination tool, this facility is also used to utilize services of the lecturer for the DIET where the post is vacant.

Tele conferencing
With the help of BISAG, GCERT has organized a teleconference for content enrichment of Science, Mathematics of std. 5 & 6 for Primary teachers at DIET and BRC centers across the state. Another teleconference was for PTTI trainees on School readiness programs (new textbook of std.1 & 2) at all PTTI level through DTH system.

Use of internet and e-mail
GCERT and DIETs are connected through (Gujarat State Wide Area Network) GSWAN. The faculty members do use internet for doing research work or updating their knowledge in respective field and e-mail with which the administrative process can be made possible fast, effective and paperless. All the faculty members are using internet and e-mail.

Website
DIETs have launched their own websites as per MHRD Guidelines and NCTE Norms under the guidance of GCERT.

EduSat
Disc and Computer set up for EduSat is installed at GCERT office. Different programs were organized by NCERT, CIET on CBSC curriculum and NCF-2005 through this facility.

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