Gurumurthy Kasinathan

Gurumurthy Kasinathan (Guru) is Founder and Director of IT for Change, an NGO based in Bangalore, India. He works on program, research and advocacy aspects in the domains of Education, Public Software and Internet Governance at IT for Change. He has led research in studying ICT programs in schools in the states of Kerala and Karnataka and works on the Regional Resource Centre component of the University School Resource Network (USRN) of Delhi University. He leads ITC programs in schools, using ICTs to pilot new models of teacher education, including Teachers Communities of Practice (CoP) and Open Educational Resources (OER). These programs are designed and implemented at school, block, and state levels in Karnataka. He has worked on the role of proactive disclosure on the Internet in the context of the Right to Information in India. He leads programs on the adoption and promotion of public software ( in the Indian public sector and is a member of teacher education committees at national and state levels.

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