CBPS organised a Discussion Workshop on Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Secondary Education and held its fifth ODL Advisory Committee meeting on 14 October 2017 at the India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi. It was chaired by Dr. Maninder Kaur Dwivedi, IAS, Advsior (MHRD), Niti Aayog, New Delhi. The first half of the workshop was dedicated to dissemination of findings. The discussion workshop was well-attended and was an insightful discussion.
The fifth ODL Advisory Committee meeting was attended by Dr. Sanyam Bhardwaj, Joint Secretary, CBSE; Prof. V. Sudharkar, EFLU Hyderabad; and Prof. Vimala Ramachandran. Shobitha Rajagopalan from Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur was also present at the meeting. The idea was to collect thoughts and themes in the first half and then have an engaged discussion with the Advisory members in the second half. The team presented the papers based on the study as the project is at a crucial stage of the project where the team is focused on writing up the results and disseminating the findings.