EESP & AIF join hands for QED Science to make a difference to the Chennai Corporation Schools:

Everest Edusys and Solutions Private Limited and American India Foundation joined hands to reach the QED Science Exhibit Centric Learning Experience and the Digital Equalizer Program’s Techno Pedagogy experience to Chennai Corporation schools. The MoU between these organizations was shared by Mr.Krishna Srinivasan, Founder Chairman of EESPL and Mr.Baskaran State Program Manager, Tamil Nadu, American India Foundation, in the presence of the Commissioner, Corporation of Chennai, Mr. Vikram Kapur, IAS. This MoU will result in advancing both parties towards their common audacious goal of providing both physical Science exhibits and the digital Computer aids required by marginalized Schools for enhanced learning and teaching experiences.
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EESPL, is a For Profit Social Venture, pioneering the paradigm shift of Science Education in India. Quest.Explore.Discover. (Q.E.D) is the flagship brand which aims to bring FUN into the Fundamentals of Science through interactive exhibit centric science content to enable teachers and students towards HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills). The Education Department of Chennai Corporation, in an initiative to bring concept centric learning through activity based teaching methodologies engaged with QED for fully operational Science galleries with 40 + science exhibits demonstrating term-based concepts mapped to curriculum. Currently, there are 3 Centers functioning in 3 zones, impacting 45+ schools with 2000+ students and 60+ teachers. The fourth gallery is scheduled to open this month and more centers will follow shortly, to offer the 20,000 + middle school children an opportunity to learn science using models of global standards. Critical thinking activity is promoted and children are encouraged to participate in science challenges and competitions.
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The American India Foundation, implementing its Digital Equalizer Program in 67 corporation schools of Chennai and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, of which 40 are with Chennai Corporation, would implement this initiative of the QED and thereby form the science clubs in all the 67 the schools in the first phase to promote critical thinking through interactive experience and scientific temperament using the Do It Yourself (DIY) exhibits.
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Mr. Vikram Kapur IAS, Commissioner of Chennai Corporation, distributed the prizes to the students who won in the Children’s competitions conducted by QED and the Digital Story Telling (DST) by American India Foundation. Best DSTs on topics like Save Water, Personal Hygiene were screened.

EES is a For Profit Social Venture, founded in 2011 with a vision to enrich and enable the science learning experience for K-12 in India by a team of educators, researchers, global policy makers and entrepreneurs.
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QED is the flagship brand which aims to offer interactive exhibit centric science content to enable teachers and students towards HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills). After an in-depth research and study, QED has adapted and customized the Science education experience to Indian requirements.

In a short time, QED has touched over 1,000,000 Indian science education fraternity (urban, rural, private, public, government and corporation) has the audacious aim to touch every Indian child by 2020. QED has a solution of 250+ concept based mobile exhibits to facilitate the innovation required to take science teaching from fact based methods to a skill based assessment model.

For more information on QED activities, visit www.qedquest.com.

The American India Foundation (AIF, founded 2001) is a nonprofit American organization that is devoted to accelerating social and economic change in India. The AIF has partnered with 225 of India’s NGOs to build a trusted network for implementation, scale, and sustainability while raising over $75 million since its inception. It is one of the largest secular, non-partisan American organizations supporting development work in India.

AIF’s Digital Equalizer (DE) program is a computer-aided learning program that bridges the educational and digital divides in India by preparing children in government schools to compete in the digital economy. Targeting children in grades six and above, DE provides computer and internet education to teachers and students and helps teachers to be more effective by implementing project-based learning methodologies.

To date, DE has trained over 24,000 teachers and 750,000 children in 2,077 schools across India.

For more information on AIF activities, visit http://aif.org/investment-area/education/

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EESP & AIF join hands for QED Science to make a difference to the Chennai Corporation Schools:

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Everest Edusys and Solutions Private Limited and American India Foundation joined hands to reach the QED Science Exhibit Centric Learning Experience and the Digital Equalizer Program’s Techno Pedagogy experience to Chennai Corporation schools. The MoU between these organizations was shared by Mr.Krishna Srinivasan, Founder Chairman of EESPL and Mr.Baskaran State Program Manager, Tamil Nadu, American India Foundation, in the presence of the Commissioner, Corporation of Chennai, Mr. Vikram Kapur, IAS. This MoU will result in advancing both parties towards their common audacious goal of providing both physical Science exhibits and the digital Computer aids required by marginalized Schools for enhanced learning and teaching experiences.
IMG_0632
EESPL, is a For Profit Social Venture, pioneering the paradigm shift of Science Education in India. Quest.Explore.Discover. (Q.E.D) is the flagship brand which aims to bring FUN into the Fundamentals of Science through interactive exhibit centric science content to enable teachers and students towards HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills). The Education Department of Chennai Corporation, in an initiative to bring concept centric learning through activity based teaching methodologies engaged with QED for fully operational Science galleries with 40 + science exhibits demonstrating term-based concepts mapped to curriculum. Currently, there are 3 Centers functioning in 3 zones, impacting 45+ schools with 2000+ students and 60+ teachers. The fourth gallery is scheduled to open this month and more centers will follow shortly, to offer the 20,000 + middle school children an opportunity to learn science using models of global standards. Critical thinking activity is promoted and children are encouraged to participate in science challenges and competitions.
IMG_0667
The American India Foundation, implementing its Digital Equalizer Program in 67 corporation schools of Chennai and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, of which 40 are with Chennai Corporation, would implement this initiative of the QED and thereby form the science clubs in all the 67 the schools in the first phase to promote critical thinking through interactive experience and scientific temperament using the Do It Yourself (DIY) exhibits.
IMG_0649

IMG_0658
Mr. Vikram Kapur IAS, Commissioner of Chennai Corporation, distributed the prizes to the students who won in the Children’s competitions conducted by QED and the Digital Story Telling (DST) by American India Foundation. Best DSTs on topics like Save Water, Personal Hygiene were screened.

EES is a For Profit Social Venture, founded in 2011 with a vision to enrich and enable the science learning experience for K-12 in India by a team of educators, researchers, global policy makers and entrepreneurs.
IMG_0630
QED is the flagship brand which aims to offer interactive exhibit centric science content to enable teachers and students towards HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills). After an in-depth research and study, QED has adapted and customized the Science education experience to Indian requirements.

In a short time, QED has touched over 1,000,000 Indian science education fraternity (urban, rural, private, public, government and corporation) has the audacious aim to touch every Indian child by 2020. QED has a solution of 250+ concept based mobile exhibits to facilitate the innovation required to take science teaching from fact based methods to a skill based assessment model.

For more information on QED activities, visit www.qedquest.com.

The American India Foundation (AIF, founded 2001) is a nonprofit American organization that is devoted to accelerating social and economic change in India. The AIF has partnered with 225 of India’s NGOs to build a trusted network for implementation, scale, and sustainability while raising over $75 million since its inception. It is one of the largest secular, non-partisan American organizations supporting development work in India.

AIF’s Digital Equalizer (DE) program is a computer-aided learning program that bridges the educational and digital divides in India by preparing children in government schools to compete in the digital economy. Targeting children in grades six and above, DE provides computer and internet education to teachers and students and helps teachers to be more effective by implementing project-based learning methodologies.

To date, DE has trained over 24,000 teachers and 750,000 children in 2,077 schools across India.

For more information on AIF activities, visit http://aif.org/investment-area/education/

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