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  • Six courses of SWAYAM platform in list of best 30 online courses

    Six courses of SWAYAM platform in list of best 30 online courses

    The list was released by the Class Central, a free online course aka MOOC aggregator from top universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, etc.

    April 28, 2020
  • Online contretemps

    Online contretemps

    India’s move to popularise online learning through the use of digital platforms is apparently aimed at overcoming the vast geographical distance between learning resources and the learners and are theoretically designed to democratize the availability of such talents to learners irrespective of their place of residence. While this may sound appealing, a number of parameters need to be addressed by the government agencies in a synchronised manner so that the effects of this noble venture can percolate to the lowest level of the education spectrum.

    March 30, 2020
  • Striving for women’s safety

    Striving for women’s safety

    Despite humankind's extraordinary progress in every sphere, the 21 century is proving to be increasingly unsafe for women, be it the nation's capital or our own city of joy. To highlight better awareness, Swayam observed the International Campaign to Stop Violence against Women and Girls from 25 November to 10 December in Kolkata.

    December 16, 2018
  • Open Education~II

    Open Education~II

    Creative Commons (CC) in education is the most popular licensing system. It has designed a collection of licences to ensure that there is a suitable regulation for sharing content under various conditions. All Creative Commons licences are constructed from a combination of four specific “rights” or conditions that can be reserved by the creator or …

    February 20, 2018
  • 2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 yr

    2,000 online courses to be offered through Swayam in 1 yr

    In a bid to promote affordable education, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the government aims to offer about 2,000 online courses within one year through 'Swayam' — an indigenously developed platform. "Currently, 380 courses are offered through this platform and this will be enhanced to 2,000 courses in one year, he …

    June 11, 2017
  • Hyderabad University to develop online courses through its E-learning centre

    Hyderabad University to develop online courses through its E-learning centre

    To promote open educational resources, the University of Hyderabad (UoH) through its e-Learning centre will develop online courses on the information technology platform SWAYAM. As a continuation of the E-QUAL (Enhancing Quality, Access and Governance of Undergraduate Education in India) project, UoH has adopted 'Online Educational Policy' and became the first Central University in the …

    May 23, 2017
  • Stop violence against women

    Stop violence against women

    Like every year, Swayam, a women’s rights organisation committed to ending violence against women and advancing women’s rights, conducted an active campaign to stop physical, sexual, emotional and economic abuse and raise public awareness on this issue. A 16-day campaign to “Stop Violence against Women and Girls” took place from 25 November to 10 December …

    January 4, 2017
  • HRD Ministry to launch online learning courses

    HRD Ministry to launch online learning courses

    HRD Ministry to launch online learning courses

    August 8, 2016