First In Class launches initiatives to provide free education to 1L children

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new Delhi: First in Class, an edutech platform, has partnered with Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) to launch the largest free edutech initiative in India as well as in the world.

Independence is being followed on the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav – 75th year of India’s independence.

One lakh (1,00,000) tablet PCs will be distributed free of cost. All tablets will be loaded with a fully functional e-learning platform, also free of charge, provided by First in Class.

First in Class will provide K to 12 high quality curated content in line with CBSE-NCERT syllabus. In a notable first, the course work will be available in Hindi, English, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi and 6 other regional languages ​​to facilitate inclusion, accessibility and mother tongue learning.

Over 10,000 hours of audio-visual and graphical interface material will be part of the course libraries. It will be linked with interactive testing and assessment nodules. Coursework will be facilitated with live-teaching. A special continuous review deck will be available in a user-interface friendly format for parents to track the progress of their children.

Cultural education, language learning, linguistic training and spiritual learning modules will also be available through the first in class platform. Entrance exam modules for higher education and specialization in UPSC, Law and Engineering are also on offer.

The MoU was signed in a virtual ceremony between RILM President Kamal Sanghvi and iTV Network founder Kartikeya Sharma.

“The government is keen to promote digital learning. In this context, RIL already has an MoU with NCERT to provide e-learning material. In this new year, in line with the public priority in vocational training, RILM Create material for vocational education for higher classes”, said Kamal Sanghvi, President, RILM who signed the MoU.

“The curriculum is structured and curated by some of the best academicians in the country in line with the CBSE NCERT curriculum. Importantly, it is being offered in Hindi, English and multiple regional languages ​​to ensure inclusivity and mother tongue learning. All this Something is the fruit of years of research and hard work to create content using latest pedagogical technologies to ensure students benefit from holistic education,” said Kartikeya Sharma, Founder, ITV Network.

“First in Class is born with the vision that every child is unique and deserves an equal opportunity to learn and think. Our curriculum is the result of extensive research on new digital learning technologies. Our highly experienced teachers give priority to the curriculum. Meticulously curated for the student perspective. We at first class believe that apart from students in cities across India, it is our duty to the children of martyrs and armed forces and corona warriors, who have made sacrifices for the nation and we need to help their families. Need to assist. Bright future,” said Aishwarya Sharma, Founder, First in Class.

The MoU was signed by Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta and Senior Rotarians AS Venkatesh, Vivek Tankha and Dr. Mahesh Kotbagi.

“This is our way of saluting our martyrs in the 75th year of independence. While there is no way we can fulfill our debt to those who sacrificed their lives, this is our tribute. We in India are e- Reaching thousands of schools providing world-class audio-visual content, said Shekhar Mehta, President of Rotary International working for 10 on Learning, signing the MoU.

MP and Rotarian Vivek Tankha said, “The world will remember what is being done today. This MoU is a concerted effort to convey to Rotary and the corporate world that we are ready to educate one lakh deserving children.”

AS Venkatesh, an IIT-M and IIM-A alumnus and Rotary International Director, said, “This is an important MoU that is going to change the way India looks in the years to come.”

Dr Mahesh Kotbagi, Director, Rotary International said, “Dedicating free e-learning facilities to martyr children is a great way to showcase our Indian philosophy. (ANI/Newswire)

First published:February 21, 2022, 5:25 pm

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