“Unnayan Banka – Reinventing Education using Technology” has been chosen as a finalist in the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management International Innovation Award 2018. The Unnayan project is a holistic learning model consisting of:
- Providing Quality Education in Secondary High Schools of the district
- Prepare students for the Bihar Board Examination
- Competitive Exams Preparation including JEE, NEET, UPSC, RRB, Bank PO, SSC CGL
- Boot Camp – Advanced Technical Skills like Website Development, Android Development etc training session for students
- Placement Drives involving training and placement of students from the interior regions of the district in Multinational Organisations like TCS, Mahindra etc
Unnayan Banka – Reinventing Education using Technology
Eckovation has started fostering an environment in Public Schools of Banka District in Bihar (LWE affected region in south-eastern Bihar) that encourages active student and teachers participation while building conceptual understanding through animated and interactive video lectures.
Based on the field study and observations in public schools of the district with it’s unique socio-economic complexities, Unnayan initiative aims to provide Quality Education to students through integration of technology with a focus on ensuring continuous monitoring and accountability in the public education system. Under this initiative, Mobile-based Eckovation Platform and ICT is used for providing contextualised videos-based learning modules, continuous and comprehensive evaluation of students performance and cohort learning facilities to students involving use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics.
The students are preparing for various competitive exams like Bihar Board Exam, JEE Mains, SSC-CGL, Bank PO, UPSC and various advanced skills like Web Development, Android Development, Programming Languages, Machine Learning etc. AI based technology is used for tracking the performance of the student over a period of time for mentoring and counselling purpose. It also includes an innovative and scalable solution for integrating technology in public schools, where short learning videos followed by daily assessment are conducted in in-school program. Also, the Eckovation Platform is used for periodic assessment of learning of students in these schools and for providing continuous feedback to learners.