Microsoft India today said Sri Chaitanya Schools adopted its Edu-Cloud infrastructure and 14,000 Windows-based tablets for students and teachers of Class 3, 4 and 5 in 80 schools.
The software major will train 800 teachers of Sri Chaitanya Schools as per the school’s digital class room strategy.
Microsoft’s Partners in Learning (PiL) program supports teacher professional development, and provides tools to implement and manage change. Sri Chaitanya Schools will also use the Microsoft Innovative Schools Program and Microsoft Educator Network.
Neeraj Gill, general manager – Public Sector, Microsoft India, said: “Our Partners in Learning and other school programs equip teachers to use technology in pedagogy that bring out the best in students and help them prepare for the future.”
The Microsoft Innovative Schools Program helps district and school leaders implement technology to support teaching and learning. Sri Chaitanya Schools will gain access to resources that improve insights to teaching practice for school leaders and educators.
Earlier this week, Microsoft India launched Edu-Cloud, a cloud computing-based offering, targeting 10 lakh teachers and 60 lakh students in 1500 institutes over the next 18 months.