Manipur Govt signs MoU with Infosys Ltd. to improve teaching-learning activities.
On Wednesday, the Manipur Education Department signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Infosys Ltd. on the implementation of Infosys Springboard.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister N. Biren Singh at the Cabinet Hall of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. The event was also graced by Education Minister Shri Th Basanta, MLA Shri Sapam Kunjakeswor Keba and the other officials.
The MoU was signed between Education (S) Commissioner Gyan Prakash, Education (S) Director L. Nandakumar and Head-Corporate Affairs Santhosh Ananthapura, Sr. Vice President Infosys Ltd Thirumala Arohi.
The MoU is for the enhancement of teaching-learning activities and teaching effectiveness through technology aids under the Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme. The scheme has a student- and teacher-oriented components and is fully aligned with the National Education Policy 2020.
Chief Minister Singh lauded Infosys Ltd. for the new venture. He further emphasised the importance of the National Education Policy, stating the policy has already been adopted in the State and that for its full implementation, the State needs support.
The CM also said that the government has launched some schemes and projects like the School Fagathansi Mission and Star Education. to improve the education system in the State.
Talking about the School Fagathansi Mission, the CM informed that the mission was initially taken up in 60 schools, one school from each of the 60 Assembly Constituencies.
It should be noted that, through the scheme, Infosys Springboard will offer students from Class 6 to lifelong learners a curriculum-rich virtual platform that delivers corporate-grade learning experiences, on any device, with closer educator-learner collaboration.
Under the scheme, the faculty development program will consist of a series of sessions on the “Facilitate to Engage” course which will cover instructional design and content creation, introduction to emerging and digital technologies, how to use online platforms for effective learner engagement, and authoring courses and assessments on online platforms.
Experts from Infosys will virtually deliver the curriculum online, and teachers can also advance their own skills.
Infosys Springboard also empowers students through the present scheme of Student to learn by doing and develop holistically in preparation for emerging jobs and career opportunities teaching them to better collaborate with learners on their skilling journey using the platform’s engagement features, motivating them to learn, leveraging the Teacher-Student relationship, Just-in-time Learning, etc. (ANI)
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