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A revolutionary concept aimed at making learning Mathematics simple & fun for students
Kolkata, May 22, 2013: Launching a breakthrough initiative that aims at making the vital subject of mathematics simpler, easier and fun to learn for school students, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer- NIIT, today launched its state-of-the-art ‘NIIT nGuru Math Lab’, at The Aryans School, Kolkata. Present during the inauguration were Mrs. Keka Mallik, Principal, The Aryans School; Mr. Soumitra Mallik, Founder Principal and Advisor, The Aryans School; Ms. Sunita Sen, Prinicpal, Ballygunge Siksha Sadan and Mr. Anurag Dixit, National Sales Head, School Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd.
‘NIIT nGuru Math Lab’ is a novel concept which enables school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts and verify mathematical facts and theorems using Multiple Teaching and Learning Aids, consisting of Technology Applications, Videos, Manipulative, Measuring Instruments, Tables and Charts, to schools based on the three pillars of ‘Imagination, Investigation and Interaction’.
Mr. Anurag Dixit, National Sales Head, School Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd., said, “ NIIT nGuru Math Lab is a breakthrough initiative by NIIT to make the present curriculum simpler and interesting, thereby bringing back the joy of learning Mathematics. We are delighted to launch the NIIT nGuru Math Lab at The Aryans School, Kolkata, which will help its students comprehend the subject better.”
Mrs. Keka Mallik, Principal, The Aryans School, said, “We are pleased to introduce NIIT nGuru Math Lab in The Aryans School, which will enable our students to learn, verify and explore mathematical concepts, facts and theorems by leveraging technological tools. Math Lab will encourage the students to think & discuss amongst themselves as well as with the teachers, to assimilate mathematical concepts.”
Mr. Soumitra Mallik, Founder Principal and Advisor, The Aryans School, remarked, “The Aryan School is committed to providing the best of infrastructure to foster academic excellence. Our partnership with NIIT to provide NIIT nGuru Math Lab to our students is yet another step in this direction.”
In addition to providing greater scope for individual participation in the process of learning and becoming autonomous learners, the Math Lab also enables the teacher to demonstrate, explain and reinforce abstract mathematical ideas by using concrete objects, models, charts, graphs, pictures, posters, etc.
Ms. Sunita Sen, Prinicpal, Ballygunge Siksha Sadan commented, “Ballygunge Siksha Sadan has been using NIIT nGuru Math Lab since 4 years now, and we have received very encouraging feedback for it from teachers and students alike. NIIT’s Math Lab provides an opportunity to students to understand, internalize, discover and verify the basic mathematical and geometrical concepts through concrete objects and situations, thus building interest and confidence in students learning the subject.”
NIIT nGuru Math Lab is an innovative solution which enables students to learn and explore mathematical concepts using technology tools such as ‘Geometer’s Sketchpad’ as well as undertake hands-on activities using a wide variety of mathematical models, to comprehend the subject better.
About The Aryans School
A premier School in the northern fringes of the City of Kolkata, The Aryans School, was established in 2005 as an educational initiative of the RDB group. The Aryans School is currently having more than 1600 students and more than 50 teachers on its rolls who are working collectively in bringing academic excellence along with holistic development of each child studying in the school. It follows ICSE and ISC curriculum.
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s premier IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions across 38 countries. Leading IT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category.
NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT – GNIIT and Edgeineers, and Global Net Plus for IT professionals. The company has introduced “India’s first cloud campus”, through its new-age GNIIT program. This offers students a higher mobility as they can access courseware using Netbooks to connect seamlessly to NIIT’s Cloud Campus network.
NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions offers Managed Training Services including integrated learning solutions (strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses.
NIIT Yuva Jyoti, a joint venture between NIIT and NSDC, offers vocational skills training programs to enhance employability of youth across India.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 16,500 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT NGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms, Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School (Education Resource Planning software).
NIIT Imperia - Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Learning Programs in association with leading Business schools in India, KPMG, Google India and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), using the synchronous learning platform.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.

NIIT Institute of Process Excellence Limited, a NIIT-GENPACT venture (NIIT Uniqua), offers complete training outsourcing services to the Business Process, Knowledge and Technology Services industry to create business models that enhance productivity and lower costs.

NIIT has been ranked among the ‘Top 10 India’s Best Companies to Work for- 2012’ by Great Places to Work Institute and ‘Top 10 Best Employers in India- 2011’ by Aon Hewitt. The company has also been voted the second most trusted education brand in India by Brand Equity- Nielsen Survey 2011.

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