New alliance accelerates the evolution of teaching and leading in India

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 6, 2014 – Learning Links Foundation (LLF) is delighted to announce an education collaboration with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). With ISTE’s track record of building strong educational alliances to support the advancement of learning, LLF trusts that this new alliance will further enhance education in India.

By joining efforts, the two organizations intend to promote contemporary educational technology practices and lead the transition to a technology-rich and standards-ready learning environment for teachers and students alike.

“With ISTE at our side in India, you can look forward to a lot of exciting initiatives that strengthen the potential of integrating technology in education. Together we will bring effective practices in the use of technology for learning, to schools across the country,” said Dr. Anjlee Prakash, CEO of Learning Links Foundation

Working together, ISTE and LLF will connect with professional learning networks, educators, student-teachers and faculty of higher education institutes. The two organizations will work with vendors to create and offer learning experiences based on local needs and requirements.

“We are honored to be working with Learning Links Foundation. The work they are doing will have meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of students throughout India” said Dr. Wendy Drexler, Chief Innovation Officer, ISTE.

About ISTE
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world. ISTE’s innovative offerings include the ISTE Conference and Expo – one of the biggest, most comprehensive ed tech events – as well as the widely adopted ISTE Standards for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age and a robust suite of professional learning resources, including webinars, online courses, consulting services for schools and districts, books, and peer-reviewed journals and publications. For more information, visit Connect with ISTE via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Learning Links Foundation
A committed, dynamic and visionary, not for profit, Learning Links Foundation (LLF) is dedicated to “Empowering Lives”. Learning Links Foundation has been working across India and the Asia region since 2002 for improving quality in education, strengthening citizenship amongst youth, harnessing the power of technology for educational and social improvement and supporting sustainable social innovation. Having provided capacity building opportunities to over 1.2 million teachers, student-teachers and faculty of higher education institutes spread across 16 states, 83 Universities in India, and given over 100,000 students a chance to work on technology driven socially relevant projects, LLF continues to be one of India’s most largest and most respected education foundations.

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