Message from the Director of TISS

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is pleased to welcome you to the Open Conference on Computers in Education (OCCE) 2020 at TISS, Mumbai, India. It is our honor to host the OCCE 2020conference and its theme Empowering Teaching for Digital Equity and Agency which reflects the vision of the institute. Established in the year 1936, TISS’ vision is to create and apply knowledge towards the dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all.

Digital agency and equity are important issues in the area of education in both developing and developed countries and we look forward to these discourses on TISS campus with international and national scholars, practitioners, and policy makers around the world. As the Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research has large field action projects and teacher professional development in education technology, we hope this international conference will present and deliberate on evidence-based dissemination of knowledge and opportunities of learning from across the globe.

We are pleased to collaborate with IFIP which is an international organization, established in the year 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO and TC3 being devoted to the cause of education. It constitutes leading international leading researchers and practitioners in the area of education technology, and we look forward to an enriching engagement with the conference delegates.

We invite you to attend and share your knowledge and expertise in the area of education technology and be a part of this vibrant international community.

Prof. Shalini Bharat, Director. TISS