Harnessing technology to improve K-12 education in India

02 Mar 2017  Gavin Dabreo  (Chief Executive Officer, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)

The student-teacher ratio in India is 1:35 which leads to a one-size-fits-all approach. The result? A frustrating experience and poor learning outcomes for the students. Do you realize how a 10-year-old today is more adept at handling an iPad than we were of handling a bat at the same age? Children love tech and are more proficient at using it than we realize. Keeping in view this reality, we utilize children’s natural curiosity for all tech things to transform how they learn. Today, India has more than 250 million students enrolled in schools. The need for quality primary and secondary (K-12) education is growing. Besides, there is an ongoing hustle to create a technology-based digital nation (Digital India). Couple this with social readiness (the Right to Education Act) and willingness of the Indian middle class to pay for good education and India emerges as the perfect laboratory to experiment technology-led learning. In fact, the Government has been diligently working to utilize low-cost computer and internet technology to take education to the masses. Initiatives like National Digital Literacy Mission, Vidyanjali, Web-based School GIS and ePathshala are making optimum use of technology and human resources to take school education in India to

  • 16 Feb 2017  Gavin Dabreo  (Chief Executive Officer, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)

Catching them young for the Digital Transformation revolution

Gen Y is here and set to embrace what is being called the ‘Fourth Industrial revolution’—ess ...
  • 23 Mar 2017  Dr. Ritu Dhangwal and Amit Bahl  (Product Development, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)

Assessment: The link between teaching and learning

Our students do not learn what we teach. It is this simple and profound reality which means that assessment is ...
  • 16 Feb 2017  Ajay Ola  (Product Head, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)

Next Generation Schools – Set to define new age learning

Future schools will incorporate Augmented Reality, Grading and instant feedback through Artificial Intelligenc ...
  • 16 Feb 2017  Gavin Dabreo  (Chief Executive Officer, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)

Will 2017 be the Reboot Year for K-12 Education?

With companies replacing humans with machines and organizations launching a strife to digitize their processes ...
  • 23 Mar 2017  Dr. Ritu Dhangwal and Amit Bahl  (Product Development, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)

Is learning an end product or process: Looking from the

Assessment occupies a central place in the life of any student. It is becoming increasingly common for assessm ...

@2016 MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (Fully owned subsidiary of NIIT Ltd)