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Students Gift Computer Skills to Teachers Using NIIT’s iTEACH
A Teacher’s Day initiative by NIIT for Building a Computer Literate Bihar
Patna, September 06, 2010: NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, today organised a unique one day computer training program for teachers in Bihar. The training program was conducted on the occasion of Teacher’s Day, wherein students taught teachers basic computer skills. The training programme was inaugurated by Smti. Kiran Kumari, District Education Officer, Patna. Also present on the occasion were Smti. Charu Shila, ex-Principal, Mahant Hanuman Saran High School alongwith dignitaries from the Bharat Vikas Parishad.
The training programme aimed at Building a Computer Literate Bihar by equipping teachers with basic computer knowledge. The training program was offered by NIIT’s School Learning Solutions through iTEACH. Under this training programme, young students demonstrated to their teachers on how to use latest technology tools, producing a report or presentation using technology tools, forming database, File Management & Windows Explorer Skills and Downloading Software from the Web.
Speaking on the launch of the training Program, Shri Smti. Kiran Kumari, District Education Officer, Patna, remarked, “With the development of technology, use of Computer has today become a necessity in every sector. I am confident that this initiative by NIIT for our teachers will equip them with the contemporary IT skills and take Bihar into a new era of development.”
Wishing the teachers on the occasion of Teachers Day, Mr. Sanjiv Pande, President, School Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd., said. “Teachers play a key role in developing the human capital of tomorrow. We are delighted to offer computer training programs to teachers in Bihar. iTeach is yet another initiative of NIIT in developing ICT training in Bihar.”

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 15,000 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 ofinteractivity, 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 Ahmadabad, 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.
Ushering in a new model in higher education is the not-for-profit NIIT University, established in 2009 with a vision of being the leading centre of innovation and learning in emerging areas of the Knowledge Society. Nestled in the foothills of Aravali, in Neemrana, Rajasthan, the picturesque 100 acres fully residential green campus has been developed as an institute of excellence based on the four core principles of providing industry linked, technology based, research driven, seamless education
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