Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa today launched learning management system, Karnataka LMS, first of its kind in the country and hoped that this system, encouraging digital learning, would improve quality and GER in higher education.
In his address, he opined that this system provides digital learning platform for students and it covers 430 Government first grade colleges, 87 Government Polytechnics and 14 Government Engineering Colleges and the continuous evaluation of students and teachers would bring in revolutionary changes in quality of higher education.
This initiative would benefit 4.5 lakh students and 24,000 teachers making great impact on their learning and teaching respectively. This program is implemented at an expenditure of Rs. 34.14 Crore in two ways- LMS based digital learning and establishing 2500 ICT enabled classes, he said.
In LMS, students can access study material anytime and anywhere. This teaching, learning, continuous evaluation and corrective measures makes it comprehensive, he said.
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. C.N. Ashwathnarayan, while speaking on the occasion, said that, Karnataka LMS is implemented to provide quality education with appropriate usage of technology.
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Under the guidance of CM @BSYBJP, delighted to launch a digital learning 'Karnataka LMS' from the Dept. of Collegiate & Technical Education. I am confident that it will open a new chapter in transforming Karnataka's education sector!@CMofKarnataka pic.twitter.com/PhfIDaXwKH
In this system, student can learn anytime, anywhere, online or offline and evaluation information of each student is maintained in this system, he said.
Primary and Secoondary education Minister S. Suresh Kumar, Member of National Education Policy drafting Committee Prof. M.K. Shridhar, Secretary to Chief Minister Dr. S. Selvakumar and Commissioner of Collegiate Education Pradeep were present.