Manipur signs MoU with Infosys to improve teaching and learning activities

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Imphal: Manipur Department of Education on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Infosys for the implementation of Infosys Springboard.

The MoU was signed in the presence of the Chief Minister N Biren Singh in the Cabinet Room of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. Education Minister Th Basanta Singh and MP Sapam Kunjakeswor Singh were also present at the event.

The MoU was signed between Commissioner for Education (Schools) Gyan Prakash, Director of Education (Schools) L Nandakumar and Chief General Affairs Officer Santhosh Ananthapura and Senior Vice President of Infosys Thirumala Arohi.

The MoU aims to improve teaching-learning activities and teaching effectiveness through technological aids as part of the corporate social responsibility program. The program has both student- and teacher-focused components and is fully aligned with the National Education Policy 2020.

Congratulating Infosys for the new venture, CM Biren Singh said the support from Infosys Springboard Platform will improve the learning experience and career transition for students across the state.

Affirming that the National Education Policy is a remarkable policy, the Chief Minister said that it has already been adopted in the state and for its full implementation the state needs support.

Mentioning programs such as School Fagathansi Mission and Star Education, Singh said the government has launched programs and projects to improve the education system in the state.

The Fagathansi Mission School was initially established in 60 schools – one school from each of the 60 Assembly constituencies.

Through Infosys Springboard, a curriculum-rich virtual platform offering professional-grade learning experiences with closer teacher-learner collaboration will be provided to students from grade 6 to lifelong learners.

The faculty development program will consist of a series of sessions on the “Facilitate to Engage” course towards effective teaching techniques. This will also include instructional design and content creation and an introduction to emerging and digital technologies. The program will also contain information on leveraging online platforms for effective learner engagement, and on creating courses and assessments on online platforms.

The program will be delivered virtually online by Infosys experts. Teachers can also improve through the program.

Infosys Springboard also enables students to learn by doing and develop holistically for new jobs and career opportunities. It teaches them how to better collaborate with learners throughout their skills journey using the platform’s engagement features – motivating them to learn, leveraging the teacher-student relationship and just-in-time learning. time.

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