Thiruvananthapuram: A survey conducted among schoolchildren in Kerala revealed that 75 per cent of them do not have a computer at home. The survey, conducted by Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE), is on the Hi-Tech school project implemented in Classes 8 to 12 in the state, said an official.
75 percent Kerala school students don’t have computer at home: Study
"43,061 students (25 per cent) reported they have a computer at home. It was also found that 73,333 teachers (92 per cent) effectively use the laptop and projector installed in the Hi-Tech classrooms and a total of 13,489 teachers were able to create their own digital contents," said K. Anvar Sadath, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of KITE.
"The Hi-Tech classrooms have proved its mettle in providing a world class learning environment in schools. Based on the inputs from the survey, KITE has made mechanisms for areas which require specific interventions", said Sadath.