NDMC to implement Smart Education System in 30 schools with Extramarks Education
Posted by: Clara Fernandes at 10/05/2016 02:00:00 am
~444 classrooms from VI to XII grades will be converted into ‘Extramarks Smart Class’ in the first phase
~ The integration of Educational Digital content will be provided in both Hindi and English medium
New Delhi, 5th October, 2016: New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has chosen Extramarks Education to introduce ‘Extramarks Smart Class’ in 444 classes covering 30 NDMC schools in New Delhi in the first phase. The digitisation of NDMC schools will give a thrust to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative of Digital India. Extramarks Education is a 360 degree digital learning solution provider for grades K-12 in education. Extramarks will undertake the work consisting of supply, installation, commissioning and functioning of hardware and uploading of educational digital content. The integration of Educational Digital content will be provided in both Hindi and English medium sections from Classes VI to XII.
Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting along with Shri Naresh Kumar, Chairperson, NDMC and Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge)-Statistics and Programme Implementation, Planning and Defence unveiled N.P. Co-ed Secondary School at Kidwai Nagar, Delhi with ‘Extramarks Smart Class’, today which is a newly build school.
Taking forward Prime Minister Modi’s dream of Digital India, this is a progressive step in that direction. By introducing e-learning system in 30 NDMC schools, NDMC endeavour to enrich the students and the teacher communities by providing various learning and teaching resources to support and complement the existing curriculum.
Atul Kulshrestha CMD, Extramarks Education said, “We are very excited to partner with NDMC for transforming 444 classes with our successful ‘Extramarks Smart Class’ concept. This will change the traditional learning and teaching methods in all the government schools. This technology enabled platform will certainly be much easier and interactive for children compared to existing traditional teaching methods and will leave a stronger imprint on the minds and learning of children.”
The alliance between NDMC and Extramarks is a significant step towards transforming the traditional educational system in NDMC schools of New Delhi area into smart educational environment.
About Extramarks Education India Pvt. Ltd.
Extramarks is a new age digital learning solutions provider that offers the best of pedagogy and technology to create engaging, child-centric teaching-learning environment in classrooms and at home. It offers end to end education support system to learners and teachers of grade K to 12 through curriculum aligned by digital leaning solutions. These learning solutions are used by schools for classroom teaching and by teachers for self-learning at home. Keeping pace with today's globalization and technological changes in education, Extramarks empowers young learners to step in with the latest technology and have anytime-anywhere access to quality learning. Globally, Extramarks has become extremely popular with more than 7,500 schools and 9.1 million learners adopting its digital learning solutions.