What’s cooking on education front

Chennai: With the pandemic changing the way how education sector operates, stakeholders are opting for innovative methods.

FIITJEE Global School, the new K-12 schooling chain, is all set to commence operations from this April.

The twin campuses of Chennai (in Vengambakkam) and Vellore (in Katpadi) are starting their academic session 2021-22 from 19 April.

In the ongoing pandemic scenario, the planned commencement is through the online mode for all classes in the current allowed ambit- from the department of education. Offline classes would start once the government opens schools and allows physical presence of children in the premises.

Click code

Pearson India has announced the launch of its latest computer science series, Click Code Connect, for the students from grades 1-8.

The announcement is aligned with government’s agenda to increase exposure towards technology through coding for school students.

The series takes the students through a journey that begins with the basic knowledge of handling mouse and keyboard to the stage where the student acquires 21st century coding skills. Rajesh Pankajakshan, director, product, Pearson India said, “Advancements in technology are changing our world at an astonishing pace and coding has become an essential skill for students to learn and apply.”

 

NT Bureau