CLIx wins UNESCO award

By Author  |  Published: 6th Mar 2018  10:07 pm

Hyderabad: The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx), a tripartite initiative of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Tata Trusts has won UNESCO’s King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa prize for the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the field of education. It was chosen out of 143 applications from 79 countries.

The theme for this year’s edition was ‘Use of ICT to Increase Access to Quality Education’ with a view to promote innovations in leveraging ICTs for achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.

The CLIx has helped improve education outcomes in a total of 300 government secondary schools covering 1,589 teachers and 10,080 students in 13 districts in the State.

G Kishan, Director of School Education, said, “We have been working together closely towards providing quality education in Telangana through CLIx and we look forward to continue it.”