|Post||Director (ICT Edu), Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education|
|Ministry/Administration||Ministry of Education|
|Department/Office||Department of School Education and Literacy|
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|Pay Scale||Revised Pay as per 7th CPC Level-13 in the Pay Matrix. The gross salary per month would be Rs. 1,82,000 (Approx.) including Basic Pay, HRA, DA and TA.|
|Age||Age not below 35 years and not exceeding 45 years as on closing date of receipt of application.|
|Essential Qualification (s)||
A. Educational- Masters Degree in Computer Application or B.E/B.Tech. from a recognized university/Institute in the field of Education Technology, Information and Communication Technology(ICT), Computer science.
B. Experience- Minimum 10 years experience in any of the field of-
(i) Education technology/ICT in education, distance education.
(ii) Experience in ICT in education policy issues, national policy development.
(iii) Experience in strategic planning, project management, implementation and monitoring in Education Sector.
|Desirable Qualification (s)||Post Graduate/Doctorate degree (Ph.D) in the above subjects.|
i) Guiding and monitoring Development of One nation, one digital platform, called DIKSHA.
(ii) Guide, monitor, supervise, facilitate and ensure the development of high quality e-content (for students and teachers) that is Coherent with all digital modes – internet-based, TV and Radio – by the centre and states/UTs through NCERT and SCERT.
(iii) Ensuring that a rich variety of educational software and e-content will be developed for school education (from pre-school to grade 12) in multiple languages/dialects/mother tongues and made available for students and teachers at all levels.
(iv) Ensuring that all such software/e-content will be available in all major Indian languages and will be accessible to a wide range of users including students in remote areas and divyang students.
(v) Coordination for Teaching learning e-content to be developed by all States in all regional languages as well as by the NCERT, CIET, CBSE, NIOS and other bodies/institutions and uploaded onto the DIKSHA platform.
(vi) Conceive, Design, Guide, coordinate, monitor and IT based solutions for child wise tracking for Foundational Literacy and Numeracy and other grades.
(vii) Identifying Emerging disruptive technologies that will necessarily transform the education system.
(viii) Creating standards and evaluation tools for evaluating the effectiveness of different type of Ed Tech (Technology for Students, Technology for Teachers, Technology for assessments)
(ix) Provide direction research based understanding of latest development in Education Technology globally.
(x) Organize, coordinate and facilitate national workshops, manage and monitor project budgets, resource allocation, prepare project monitoring reports, maintain continuous communication with partners, develop project communication materials, briefs and manage project external evaluations, etc.
(xi) Any other related matter that might be directed by immediate supervisor from time to time.
|Tenure||The period of contract may be 3 years extendable to 5 years, depending upon performance.|
|Other Details||The post is Group ‘A’ on contract basis (On Deputation for officials of State/UT/PSUs, Autonomous Bodies, Statutory Organizations, Universities, Recognized Research Institutes).|
|Any Other Conditions||1. Central Government employees are not eligible to apply. 2. The candidate must have a minimum gross salary of Rs. 15 lac per year during any of the financial year 2018-19 or 2019-20 as per Form-16/ITR (or pay slip in the absence of Form-16/ITR). 3. All appointees are to be deemed as public servants for the purpose of the CCS(Conduct) Rules and such other statutes as notified by the government from time to time. 4. The employment contract to be terminated by either side with a minimum notice period of 3 months.|
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