New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI/First In Class, an Edu-tech company): Edutech platform First In Class has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) to create the largest free edutech initiative in India and the the world . One Lakh (1,00,000) tablet PCs will be distributed for free. All tablets will be loaded with fully functional e-learning platforms also provided free of charge by First In Class.
This is done to mark the occasion of 75th Independence Year of India – Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav. First In Class will provide high quality K-12 content in line with CBSE-NCERT curricula. In a notable first, classes will be available in Hindi, English, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi and 6 other regional languages to facilitate inclusion, access and native language learning.
More than 10,000 hours of audiovisual and graphical interface content will be part of the course libraries. This will be linked to interactive tests and assessment nodes. Classes will be facilitated by live teaching. A special ongoing review platform for parents to track the progress of their services will be available in a friendly user interface format. Cultural learning, language learning, language training and spiritual learning modules will also be available through the First In Class platform. For higher education, entrance test modules and specialization in UPSC, law and engineering are also offered.
The MoU was signed today between RILM Chairman Kamal Sanghvi and iTV Network Founder Kartikeya Sharma in a virtual ceremony. “The government is keen to promote digital learning. In this context, RILM has already entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with NCERT to provide e-learning content. vocational education, First In Class in collaboration with RILM to create content for vocational education for upper grades,” said Kamal Sanghvi, President of RILM during the signing of the MoU.
“The course is structured and organized by some of the best educators in the country in accordance with the CBSE NCERT curriculum. Basically, it is offered in Hindi, English and many regional languages to ensure inclusiveness and mother tongue learning. This is all the result of years of research and hard work to create content using the latest teaching techniques to ensure that students benefit from holistic learning,” said Kartikeya Sharma, Founder, iTV Network. “First In Class was born from the vision that every child is unique and deserves equal opportunities to learn and think. Our program is the result of extensive research into new digital learning techniques. Our highly experienced teachers have carefully curated the program to prioritize student perspectives. We at First In Class believe that we have a duty to the children of martyrs and those of the armed forces and corona warriors, in addition to students from cities across India who have made sacrifices for the nation and we must help their families towards a brighter future,” said Aishwarya Sharma, Founder of First In Class.
The signing of the MoU was attended by Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta and high level Rotarians AS Venkatesh, Vivek Tankha and Dr. Mahesh Kotbagi. “It is our way of saluting our martyrs in the 75th year of independence. Although it is impossible to fulfill our debt to those who sacrificed their lives, it is our tribute. We are working on learning in online in India for 10 years, reaching thousands of schools offering world-class audio-visual content,” said Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta at the signing of the MoU.
Member of Parliament and Rotarian Vivek Tankha said, “What is done today, the world will remember. This Memorandum of Understanding is an organized effort to tell the Rotary and corporate world that we are ready to educate one million deserving children.” AS Venkatesh, alumnus of IIT-M and IIM-A and Director of Rotary International, added, “This is an important MoU that will change the way India to be in the years to come.
Dr. Mahesh Kotbagi, Director of Rotary International, added: “Dedicating free online learning facilities to child martyrs is a great way to showcase our Indian ethos.” First In Class is emerging as one of the most in-depth, diverse and content-rich Edutech platforms in India which strives to provide affordable Edutech solutions in local languages to Indian masses. It has been built on years of research and application of the latest technologies and teaching techniques by some of the best educators in India and abroad.
RILM is one of the largest education initiatives in the world focused on total literacy and quality education. As part of the TEACH initiative, he focuses on teacher support, e-learning, adult literacy, child development and Happy School. It trains and recognizes teachers, helps modernize government/government-subsidized schools, and establishes online learning centers across the country. It is led by prominent members of the Rotary fellowship. This story is provided by First In Class, an Edu-tech company. ANI shall in no way be responsible for the content of this article. (ANI/ First In Class, an Edu-tech company)
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