Bengaluru: Tech Avant-Garde (TAG), India’s largest Solution Provider in the education sector, and The Army Public School, Bengaluru, are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a state-of-the-art Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) along with Cyber Academe – Hybrid Learning Studio at the premises of The Army Public School, Kamraj Road, Bengaluru. This collaboration aims to revolutionize education and empower students with cutting-edge technology and digital skills. The Cyber Academe will help implement hybrid learning through a state-of-the-art facility that combines the best of in-classroom and remote learning with digital engagement. It is more than a quick fix. It is a way to enhance and accelerate learning by providing student-centred approaches to meet diverse learners’ needs.
The partnership between Tech Avant-Garde and The Army Public School, Bengaluru, represents a significant milestone in the advancement of education by implementing NEP 2020 to its fullest potential. The MTC and Cyber Academe will serve as a hub of innovation, providing students and faculty of every school in India with access to the latest tools and resources needed to excel in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, driving towards the Knowledge Age.
Under the MOU, Tech Avant-Garde will design, equip, and operate the MTC and Cyber Academe by bringing in today’s technology today, with the help of Microsoft. The centre will have a dedicated Tech Bar featuring technologies such as Metaverse, mixed reality, augmented reality, HoloLens, Immersive learning, AI, robotics, experiential learning and adaptive learning. This environment will enhance the students’ ability to immersive learning by using technology, which will foster creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Tech Avant-Garde, with its partners such as Microsoft, recognizes the importance of including technology in modern-day pedagogy. This partnership will also help implement Hybrid Learning. Hybrid learning combines face-to-face classroom instruction with online learning platforms, enabling students to benefit from both synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities. This flexible approach allows for personalized instruction, independent exploration, and collaboration skills.
The Cyber Academe will offer a comprehensive range of educational training sessions for students and faculty. Through these initiatives, participants will gain valuable experience in utilizing technologies such as Azure, Office 365, Chat GPT, Analytical tools, STEM and STEAM learning and other development tools. The Cyber Academe will help implement Digital Education for students from Class KG to XII, and Digital Literacy Program for classes X and XII and Skill Development Program for classes VIII to XII. This will equip students with the knowledge and expertise needed to thrive in the digital economy and prepare them for the challenges in the modern-day job market.
Mr Ali Sait, CEO of Tech Avant Garde (TAG) said, “We thank The Army Public School, Bangalore and its parent body AWES (Army Welfare Education Society) for partnering with TAG to establish Cyber Academe and Tech Bar; both these initiatives will help in the successful journey towards NEP 2020 compliance and hybrid learning. These initiatives will lend towards an immersive and inclusive learning environment that harnesses the power of technology to unlock students’ potential and prepare them for a future driven by innovation. By embracing hybrid learning, the school is poised to nurture the next generation of lifelong learners equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the Knowledge Age.”
BRIG M.R.K. Rajesh Panicker, Station Commander, said, “Tech Avant Grade’s collaboration with CBSE brings a remarkable technology-based educational experience to schools across India. APS Kamraj, Bangalore, was selected because of its proximity to TAG and Microsoft MTC. With TAG spearheading all the schools pan-India, the education system is poised to take a significant leap forward in embracing technology. We are delighted by the collaboration between TAG, CBSE, Microsoft and APS in fostering an environment of growth and innovation.”
The principal of APS of Kamraj, Ms Kavitha K, said, “Embracing technology is not just a choice, but a necessity in the 21st century. As educators, we must keep pace with the younger generation, equipping ourselves with the power of Tech Avant Grade’s training empowers us to grasp the technological world, fulfilling the desires of our students. To keep up with the children, teachers should also be diligent and embrace technology. We are happy that this system is becoming a reality because techno-digital learning is integral to shaping our children’s future, fostering their confidence and paving the way for success.”