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Interactive Classrooms @ Home - a unique technology enabled learning solution unveiled by NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand in Sabarigiri Residential School, Anchal, Kollam

Revolutionary concept aimed at making learning engaging and meaningfulLaunches state-of-the-art ‘NIIT NGuru Math Lab Plus’ and ‘IT Wizard Plus’
Kollam, 19th December, 2013: NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand today unveiled a unique learning solution introduced by NIIT NGuru - Interactive Classrooms @ Home (ICR@Home), at a function organized in the city. The innovative learning solution aims to provide every child the advantage of using multimedia content and interactivity from home.

NIIT NGuru Interactive Classrooms @ Home - Cloud is a revolutionary new offering from NIIT that empowers institutions to manage the challenges of the future by increasing the impact of the teaching-learning process and making learning a more meaningful experience for children.

NIIT NGuruICR@Home - Cloud facilitates the integration of technology by equipping institutions to offer technology-enabled teaching-learning tools, with age-appropriate instructional design that effectively disseminates knowledge that is easier and more interesting to comprehend.

On the occasion NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand also inaugurated NIIT Nguru Math Lab @ Sabarigiri School, Punalur a breakthrough initiative that aims at making the vital subject of mathematics simpler, easier and fun to learn for school students. Viswanathan Anand also felicitated the students who excelled in the game of Chess, and Mathematics in the city. His talk - ‘Raise Your Spirits’ inspired the students on facing up to the challenge and turning them into opportunities.

Amit Gupte, General Manager (S&W), NIIT Ltd said, “NIIT is committed to make education more impactful and interactive by leveraging IT by ensuring that the best tools and resources are made available to thousands of schools across India. We are confident that the unique ICR@Home product will make teaching and learning a fun-filled experience for both teachers and students of Sabarigiri Residential School.”

Speaking on the occasion NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand said, “Technology has always played a key role in enabling teachers and students to make day-to-day teaching and learning more enriching and rewarding. I believe that the solution offered by NIIT will help schools to extend the learning Ecosystem beyond its own premises. I congratulate NIIT for introducing such innovative products.”

The Cloud component of theICR@Home solution supports the school with tools to conduct assessments, record and manage data with respect to the regularity of assessment, frequency of unit testing, retesting and facilitates the diagnosis of learning gaps and use of relevant corrective measures.

The software tools cover both the scholastic and the co-scholastic aspects of students’ growth and development. Complete support for CCE is provided in the areas of data capture, data management, performance analysis, report generation and analysis are completely addressed. These features will enable the school to implement Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) smoothly and effectively.

NIIT NGuru Math Lab provides an opportunity to students to understand, internalize, discover and verify the basic mathematical and geometrical concepts through concrete objects and situations. The learning solution encourages the students to explore, reflect and interpret the ideas presented through a variety of media. The innovative solution will also offer Multiple Teaching and Learning Aids comprising of Technology Applications, Videos, Manipulative, Measuring Instruments, Tables and Charts, to schools based on the three pillars of ‘Imagination, Investigation and Interaction’.

About NIIT
Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s premier IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions across 40 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 GlobalNet+ 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 provides computer-based learning to around 15,000 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 (NIIT 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.

In recognition of its people centric policies, which foster an environment of growth and career development, NIIT has been ranked as the 4th Best company to work for in India 2013, by Great Place to Work Institute®.

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