NIIT, leading Global Talent Corporation, and capitalís civic body, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) have entered into an agreement to provide ICT Education in 29 Municipal Schools in the city.
As per the initiative, NIIT will train the Teachers, and offer computer aided education to 11,500 students from 29 Municipal Schools in the capital. The customized training program will be offered to students from Classes 6th to 12th initially for a period of one year.
NIIT will set up computer labs furnished with hardware and connected accessories inside NDMC and Navyug Schools; offer training on Computer Science and Informatics Practices for +2 level students; and offer basic computer education programs for students of Classes 6th to 10th.
The new program uniquely positions NIIT to become the only training company in India to offer comprehensive ICT education in over 9,500 Government, Municipal and Private schools across the country.
NIIT programs are designed to enable students to acquire skills necessary for the knowledge economy in their pursuit for higher studies and gainful employment. NIITís computer aided education programs provide effective learning environment for children, with special tools to promote critical thinking and analytical skills leading to student centric learning.
Recognizing the potential of Information and Communication Technologies to transform the teaching Ėlearning process in the non-formal and formal education space, and its potential in changing the way teachers and learners gain access to knowledge and information, NIITís ICT in Education initiative focuses on using IT to enhance the reach and quality of teaching and learning.
For over a decade, NIIT has worked with Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and West Bengal to offer computer education in schools. Additionally, NIIT has also partnered with many private schools in the country to help students discover the pleasure of learning through computers.