Pearson, Village Capital partner to fund ‘Eduprenuers’
Pearson has partnered with social investor Village Capital to support and fund education entrepreneurs in India who are focused on serving the bottom-of-the-pyramid market in the country. Select education start-ups will receive up to USD 75,000 (`45 lakh) in funding and will be selected through peer review by fellow entrepreneurs.
HCL to offer break-fix support to Educomp
HCL Infosystems Ltd has announced business collaboration partnership with Educomp. As per the agreement, HCL Infosystems will provide life cycle services for existing and new Educomp classrooms across India. This will include providing break-fix support and field repair services along with managing new installations of Educomp Classrooms. The service and support to Educomp classrooms would be provided by HCL Infosystems through a nationwide network of field engineers, regional repair centres and a centralised repair factory.
English Edge ties up with the Essar Foundation
EnglishEdge, the provider of technology based English language learning solutions in India, has tied up with Essar Foundation, the CSR wing of construction and manufacturing company for providing training in the English language in Hazira district in Gujarat. This initiative has been taken to introduce children and youth towards different facets of spoken English.
Virtusa, ICFAI Sign MoU for Talent Development Programmes
Virtusa Corporation, a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, to engage in talent development programmes aimed at creating a pool of highly skilled Business Process Management (BPM) professionals trained on Pegasystems’ technology platform.
Tech Mahindra announces Industry – Academia Programme for IT Infra Management Services
Tech Mahindra Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with select Indian universities to impart industry ready skills in IT Infrastructure Management Services (IMS). The programme aims at creating a pool of resources to meet the demand across various facets of the IMS segment. The courses under this initiative cover the entire spectrum of IT operations, network operations and cyber security. ‘Megh’ has a designed capacity to train over 5000 associates.
Intel hosts interactive session on‘Toddlers and Technology’ with Educomp
Intel India and Educomp held an interactive event to connect with young parents about introducing technology to children at an early stage. The programme has shared a perspective on how in addition to being the epicenter of information, a personal computing device can also support positive interaction between parents and their children.
NIIT, Autodesk ink partnership
NIIT is set to ink a significant partnership with Autodesk, 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and services company, to evangelise design and promote design literacy, design skilling and research and innovation in design, in India. Given the dynamism in work roles, design thinking today is being recognised as one of the essential skills for a successful career in any industry.