Chandigarh Education department has urged Infosys to adopt Government Model High School in sector 49 to teach students IT. The UT Administrator has approved Government Model High School sector 49, as the students stay back after the school hours for their homework and various other curricular activities which includes sports and hobbies.
The Director of the School Education shared that the company officials are very positive towards this initiative. The orientation programme will begin after the summer break of the GMHS school. Infosys will help the students to learn about various current softwares, which will help the government schools to broaden its horizons. The perception of the people will also change towards the government school in terms of education. As now they will also be taught computers by the IT giant Infosys.
DSE was accompanied by 20 principals, 10 each from government schools and private schools, in a conference where he shared the importance of IT in today’s Education Industry. The educationist indulged in open house discussion on the recent IT trends and understand the schools involvement in teaching them at the office of Infosys IT park.
The District Education Officer Rajinder Kaur shared that the goal of the conference was to bridge the gap between the academics and industry through knowledge sharing and to develop strategies how to improve the align in a better way. Apart from this, the department has asked the Infosys officials to impart soft skills to the teachers teaching in both private and public schools so that they can further help the students learn. The two initiatives will be taken up simultaneously by the department with the infosys IT company.
Infosys Technologies Limited is a top most MNC that provides business, consulting, outsourcing and Information Technology services. The IT giant is located in the Rajiv Gandhi Technology Park, Special Economic Zone, Phase I, Chandigarh.