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To offer holistic school learning solutions for enhancing teaching and learning experienceLaunches ‘Quick School’- an innovative software which improves efficiency of School administration; and training program for Teachers, to evaluate students effectively on ‘Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation’
Ludhiana, September 03, 2011: NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, today announced the launch of cutting edge ICT enabled solutions for the schools of tomorrow, under the aegis of ‘NIIT NGuru’.  These cutting edge solutions which aim to improve the efficacy of the teaching and learning experience for school administration, teachers and students alike were unveiled by Mrs. Paramjit Kaur  - Principal , BCM Arya  Model Sr. SEC. School , Ludhiana, Punjab.
 
NIIT NGuru is a holistic range of School Learning Solutions that aims to make the vital process of teaching and learning simpler, thus bringing back the joy of learning for students. It is an integrated and comprehensive teaching, learning and education resource planning solution for the schools that has been designed to addresses the needs of all key stakeholders within the education realm—Students, Teachers, School management and Parents.
 
NIIT NGuru today launched the innovative ‘Quick School’ in Ludhiana, which is a complete software dedicated to support the administrative functions of schools, smartly and efficiently.  A unique offering from NIIT, Quick School takes away the complexity from day to day operational/administrative work and enables school to manage and administer itself in the most efficient  and error-free way.
 
So whether it’s maintaining or analyzing student attendance, teacher attendance, report card generation, fee or any other record, all can be done with the click of a button - and this comes with the re-assurance of NIIT, India’s pioneering leader in Educational Services.
 
The efforts of CBSE to provide a leadership and pioneering role in implementing Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) is a major breakthrough which attempts to elevate the status of the schools as equal partners of the Board in assessing the attainment levels of the learner. It aims at the holistic development of a child. NIIT NGuru has taken an important initiative of providing support through training and up-skilling existing Teachers in the country to implement CCE effectively in schools.
 
Congratulating NIIT on the launch of NGuru in Ludhiana, Mrs. Paramjit Kaur - Principal , BCM Arya  Model Sr. SEC. School , Ludhiana, said, “Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) is an important feature introduced by CBSE to assess the learning of students. I am sure this initiative by NIIT NGuru to train teachers to effectively implement CCE will go a long way in ensuring holistic development of students.”
 
Mr. Hemanth Sethi, President, School Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd., said, “NIIT NGuru endeavours to bring back the joy of learning by making the present curriculum in Schools interesting and interactive, through use of innovative ICT enabled teaching & learning solutions. We are pleased to introduce cutting edge training programs for schools in Ludhiana which will enable them to achieve excellence in all aspects of education and take teaching-learning experience to the next level.”
 
NIIT NGuru is a holistic education solution for schools that utilizes appropriate technology as backbone and encompasses all the possible components required to service the present and future learning needs of a school. NIIT NGuru suite consists of ‘Interactive Classrooms’ for teachers, Math lab, Mobile Science Lab, IT Wizard, Learning lab for students and Quick School, an ‘Education Resource Planning’ solution for the school management. 
 
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions across 40 countries.

Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 18 years, since the inception of this category. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Global Net Plus for IT professionals.

 
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT NGuru range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education Resource Planning solution for school management).

For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programs in association with IIM Ahmadabad, IIM Kolkata, IIM Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi.
 
NIIT Imperia also offers specialized courses in Finance in association with KPMG and on Digital Marketing with Google India and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
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 Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the increasing demand for skilled workers in the business and technology services industry by providing training programs in relevant areas. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process Excellence Limited, a NIIT-Genpact venture.

NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including 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 delivers a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology and services through Element K offerings. These include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform.

NIIT’s innovative HR practices have been felicitated by Aon Hewitt as amongst ‘Top 25 Best Employers in India- 2011’; Indian Education Awards 2011 as ‘Best Education Company to Work with’; by Great Places to Work Institute as amongst ‘Top 25 India’s Best Companies to Work for’ and First in Training & Education Industry, 2011.

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NIIT Ltd, Ph: (Cell) +91 9910201085, (Dir) +91 124 4293041
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Corporate Communications, NIIT Ltd, Ph: +91 9891267470
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2011-09-03