Tamil Nadu and Microsoft collaborated with each other to transform and strengthen education sector in the state. The agreement is about implementing technology in teaching and learning in the state. It also aims to reform education, build tech capacity and enhance digital literacy across all levels.
Tamil Nadu Microsoft Agreement: Main Take Points
As per the agreement Tamil Nadu will identify seven schools and Microsoft will train teachers and students of those schools on 21st century skills. The training will include, critical thinking, creative coding & gaming, app development, robotics, and entrepreneurship.
Microsoft will also offer its Microsoft Innovative Educator Program to all educators in primary, secondary, vocational and tertiary education across the state. The company will additionally also train and provide a digital literacy certification District Education Officers (DEOs) in Tamil Nadu.
The agreement between Tamil Nadu and Microsoft was announced by Minister for School Education in Government of Tamil Nadu Mr. K.A. Sengottaiyan at an event. The event was witnessed by academia and regulators.