Implications of Korean Experiences of ICT in Education in Indian Context: A Viewpoint

C. Bansal*, P. K. Misra**
* Senior Research Fellow, Department of Education, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India..
** Professor, Department of Education, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Periodicity:January - March'2018
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jet.14.4.13980

Abstract

South Korea has achieved the rank of high tech nations of 21 century, 100% literacy and 100% schools with internet connectivity in a span of 20 years. There are several factors responsible for these notable achievements. Optimal and effective integration of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) in education is one of the main reasons behind successful journey of Korea in various socio-economic spheres. In this backdrop, present study was conducted to understand the journey of South Korea in reference to their initiatives and policies of ICT in education to draw useful lessons for India. This study is mainly based on the review of existing policies and practices, as well as other available literature and statistics related to use of ICT in education in Korea. On the basis of obtained findings, researchers figured out few lessons for policymakers and planners of India to integrate ICT in education in a more effective and efficient way.

Keywords

Korea, India, Education, Information and Communication Technology, ICT in Education.

How to Cite this Article?

Bansal, C., and Misra, P. K. (2018). Implications of Korean Experiences of ICT in Education in Indian Context: A Viewpoint. i-manager’s Journal of Educational Technology,14(4), 61-70. https://doi.org/10.26634/jet.14.4.13980

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