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NIIT organizes seminar on ‘De-stressing learning environment in Schools: Role of technology’
  • Reaches out to Schools in Lucknow through eGuru Service Provider

Lucknow, November 06, 2009: NIIT, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation, today organized a seminar on ‘De-stressing learning environment in Schools: Role of technology’. The seminar was attended by prominent school principals and educationists of Lucknow. NIIT also announced the launch of their eGuru service provider in the Lucknow territory to take ‘NIIT eGuru’ suite of solutions to schools.

The seminar had prominent educationists like Mr. Rakesh Mittal, Retd IAS Officer & President Colvin Talukedar Inter College, and Mr. Ranjeev Raghavan, Principal Jaipuria Inter College, expressing their views about the role of technology in reducing the stress related to learning in schools. During the seminar the speakers emphasized on the rapidly changing learning habits of students in today’s world and the challenges that teachers and the school have to face to cater to the learning needs of such children. It was also observed that though technology has a very important role to play in de-stressing the learning environment yet it is more important to evaluate the most appropriate technology before adopting one.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Aman Nagar, Vice President, NIIT School Learning Solutions, said, “NIIT eGuru is a holistic learning solution for schools, that aims at making the vital process of teaching and learning simpler, thus bringing back the joy of learning for students. We are happy that we have an eGuru Service Provider now in Lucknow, which will enable us to take our cutting edge solutions to schools in the city. We are confident that more and more schools will turn to this solution to make teaching and learning interesting for their students.”
During the seminar NIIT also showcased futuristic eGuru suite of school solutions to the participants. Company’s business partner-  ‘eGuru Service Provider’, will help in taking these solutions to schools in Lucknow and also service them over the contractual period. NIIT eGuru suite of products consist of a holistic education package that addresses the needs of all key stakeholders within the education realm—Students, Teachers, School management and Parents, with a single solution.
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5 million students across 40 countries.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 17 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 12,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT eGURU range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises of 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 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi.
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, 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. This makes NIIT the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide.
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Prateek Chatterjee, NIIT Ltd, Ph: (Cell) +91 9910201085, (Dir) +91 124 4293041