Gurumurthy Kasinathan is one of the founders of IT for Change. Guru leads projects in the area of education, including in research, demonstration projects, systemic teacher education reform and policy advocacy. His areas of expertise include ICT integration in school education, teacher education and pre-service teacher education. He also works in the areas of school leadership and free and open digital technologies. He was earlier with Azim Premji Foundation, where he was deputed to work in the ‘Policy Planning Unit’ in the Karnataka education department. He has been a visiting faculty at TISS Mumbai and Hyderabad for their 'Education Leadership and Management' and "ICT and Education" courses.
Saturday 27 May
What the Tech? Bridging the Language Gap
An exploration of how tech and AI is being used to bridge gaps and solve social problems with a focus on how language is an integral part of doing this and making tech accessible. The panel will aim to present practitioners' ongoing work, share their perspectives on this topic and explore why this is relevant in the Indian context.