With the use of technology at a sudden surge and newer innovations unfolding every minute, the knowledge of digital technology has become a prerequisite for any career choice. Keeping in consideration the need-of-the-hour of making the underprivileged children future-ready, Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, partnered with Avaya for support towards setting up eight Digital Classrooms in Satya Bharti Schools in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
The objective is to empower students by developing future-ready skills to help them become responsible digital citizens, innovators, communicators, and global collaborators. The concept is to use TV and high-quality content apps to support quality teaching sessions in schools across rural areas. This set up will help improve the learning experience of students, using smart TV along with a mobile/ tablet for chrome casting for ease in classroom transactions.
Vishal Agrawal, Managing Director – India & SAARC, Avaya, said: “At Avaya, we are committed to improving educational opportunities for young students around the world. Through the use of technology, we’re able to foster new skills and opportunities that can help narrow performance gaps and level the educational playing field. We believe it is our responsibility to help make the world a better place, and together with our employees, communities, customers, suppliers, and community partners, we are working to make that a reality This program with Bharti Foundation aims to inspire and equip children to approach technology and problem-solving by creating an open atmosphere for learning,”
The digital class help familiarize students with technological advancements, starting from the basics. With first-hand experience and understanding of digital technology, the students will develop skillset that will help them develop analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
Speaking on the partnership, Ms. Mamta Saikia, CEO, Bharti Foundation said, “It has been Bharti Foundation’s continuous endeavor to support holistic and quality education. We strongly believe that every student should be equipped, inspired, and empowered to pursue their passion. It is an imperative need of the hour to integrate and embed technology for classroom transaction. We would like to thank corporates like Avaya for their support in helping us in our journey of bringing technology enabled education to schools. ”