- Learning Conclave 2011 – 12 to cover hundreds of schools, colleges and coaching institutes across the country
- Three phase program to cover more than 200 cities between December, 2011 and April 2012
HCL Learning, an education and talent development division of HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier ICT System Integration, Services, Hardware and Distribution Company, today announced the commencement of the ‘Learning Conclave for Progressive Schools ’.The program has begun from December 2011 and will cover numerous schools, colleges and coaching institutes across various cities across the country. The program will be activated as specific events in each city wherein representatives from various educational institutions will congregate and discuss on the usage of IT in the field of education. The Conclave events have been designed to increase the knowledge base in the field of education technology. The events will be held in bigger cities like Mumbai, Jaipur, Mysore and Allahabad and also in places like Kurukshetra, Kota, Bhatinda, Bokaro, Mallapuram and Belgaum, Shillong and many others.
The Conclave for progressive schools will be spread across three phases. In the first phase the event would be held in around 100 cities in the first two months ending January, 2012. This would be followed by phase two and three ending in April 2012 respectively. Learning Conclave 2011-12 is a first of its kind event in the Indian education space that would provide a platform for professionals from the Indian education fraternity present in various cities to meet on a common platform and discuss the pertinent issue of how IT can be an enabler in the dissemination of quality education.
Speaking about the Conclaves, Mr Anand Ekambaram, Sr. Vice President, HCL Infosystems Ltd. & Head, Learning Business said “This is an endeavour on our part to highlight the immense value that IT can add to the field of education. We wish to reach out to educationists across the country and seek their views on this topic. We value the efforts of the education fraternity in creating human capital which is shaping the development of our country. We hope that through the Learning Conclaves we will contribute substantially to further the accessibility of quality education using technology, in the country. We would also build educational content around tablets, so that such devices can be of greater value to students.”
In the conclaves, the HCL Learning teams will also showcase the latest IT enablers in the field of education – namely Audio Visuals on Digischool, Demo of Digischool, presentations and interactive discussions on My LearnENG Studio, IMS & Xcelerate programs. These all third generation solutions are uniquely designed to help and deliver enhanced learning outcomes to students while simultaneously improving the overall process of school management. One of the solutions, the Xcelerate program is a tie-up between HCL Learning and Resonance, a leading coaching institute for IIT-JEE and other entrance examinations based out of Kota, Rajasthan. The program is a State-Of-The-Art Live Two Way Interactive Distance Learning Technology providing coaching for IIT-JEE, AIEEE, AIPMT, NTSE, KVPY and International Olympiads. Also guests at these conclaves may participate in a contest to win a ME X1 TABLET from HCL.
About HCL Learning
HCL Learning covers the entire spectrum of education and training requirements across schools, colleges, individuals and enterprises. Leveraging the three-decade-plus rich expertise of the HCL Enterprise and strategic national and international tie-ups, HCL Learning offers competitive learning programs and solutions for a diverse client-set.
Our initiatives are driven by the latest innovations in Information Technology and we envision transforming the Indian education space to compete with the best in the world. HCL Learning is a part of HCL Infosystems, a $2.6 billion ICT Enterprise.
For more information please visit www.hcllearning.com
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.6 billion (Rs.11,362 crores) is India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organisation. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organisation, HCL has specialised expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, eGovernance & Power.
HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. HCL today has India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers, alike.
For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in