National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR) is federated, unbundled, interoperable, inclusive, accessible, evolving which aims to create and deliver diverse, relevant, contextual, innovative solutions that benefit students, teachers, parents, communities, administrators and result in timely implementation of policy goals.
NDEAR is under the aegis of the Ministry of Education in collaboration with Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY).
NDEAR is meant to enable a common set of principles and approaches to be followed in building, using and re-using technology for education.
A globally pioneering effort in education - A unifying national digital infrastructure to energise and catalyse the education
NDEAR - At A Glance
- Powers Two Core Interactions - Learning Interactions, Administration interactions
- Covers Three Scenarios - Learn, Help Learn, Manage Learn
- Across Five Key Personas - Student (any learner), Parent (any caregiver), Teacher (anyone who provides formal/informal teaching) Administrator (anyone who can help manage), Community Member (anyone from society, including market players)
- Core Of NDEAR - Open Standards and principles, Federated Architecture, Building Blocks, Ecosystem
Envisaged outcomes of NDEAR
- The Students get access to on demand learning materials, videos, graphics and animations, virtual labs and different forms of assessment tools. Access to personalized adaptive learning (PAL), Transition to higher education and skilling to be tracked
- The Teachers get access to online support for lesson plans, use of TLM, pedagogic transactions, online reference materials, competency based evaluation tools etc. They also get access to online modules for improving professional standards
- Schools/School management get access to school management practices, school related ERPs, learning management systems, data analytics etc
- Parents get access to the child’s holistic progress reports, school performance, teacher performance.
- Community plays a role in voluntary engagement, CSR, mentorship etc
- Educational administrators use data analytics to bridge infrastructure gap, teacher availability gap, address dropouts and make informed policy choices
Source : NDEAR