OKCL Designs e-Learning Vocational Curriculum

After setting up authorised learning centres (ALCs) in different parts of the State for promotion of IT literacy among the students, Odisha Knowledge Corporation Limited (OKCL) has now designed a number of new e-Earning academic curriculum on vocational training.

Published: 23rd December 2013 08:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd December 2013 08:10 AM   |  A+A-

After setting up authorised learning centres (ALCs) in different parts of the State for promotion of IT literacy among the students, Odisha Knowledge Corporation Limited (OKCL) has now designed a number of new e-Earning academic curriculum on vocational training.

The new offerings have been initiated with the objective of promoting vocational education for enhancing employability of the youth.

Apart from this, the OKCL has come up with e-Learning courses for mastering High School Certificate examination and All India Joint Entrance Examination (AIJEE) for Odisha students. In HSE stream, students will be acquainted with multiple choice questions in 10 subjects.

“There will be around 50 tests. The students can improve their learning standards and performance level by practising these questions online,” sources in OKCL said.

It has been decided that HSC and AIJEE examination courses will be made available to students through ALCs and common service centres.

The Corporation has also designed model preliminary mock tests (online and optical mark recognition (OMR) based) in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in AIJEE format.

Besides, the online WAVE (World-Class Academy for Vocational Excellence) training courses like WAVE certificate in financial accounting, image editing, content illustration, web designing,  desktop publishing, 2-D animation, video auditing, hardware and networking, programming in C and C++ have been designed by the corporation, the sources said.

Meanwhile, OKCL has already registered 224 ALCs in different parts of the State. Total 2021 learners have been registered so far in these centres, out of which 79.25 per cent have been awarded Odisha State Certificate in Information Technology (OSCIT).

The State Government has directed the Corporation to design university and college automation models customising it with the requirement of respective institutions.

The Higher Education department has decided to pilot automation systems in six Government Colleges.

The automation system will decrease work load and facilitate teaching learning performances in the colleges.OKCL has been asked to integrate the new automation system with SAMS already in operation in colleges for better productivity.

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