Schools go tech-savvy

Special Correspondent

VISAKHAPATNAM: Oracle India Private Limited (Oracle India) and the Institute for Electronic Governance (IEG) – Jawahar Knowledge Center (JKC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to introduce the Oracle Academy programme to 1,031 schools.

The Oracle Academy will provide the schools with state–of–the–art curriculum, online libraries, platform for online collaboration, inter-school competitions and professional development over the next five years, offering students technology and team building skills required for 21st century careers.

The Andhra Pradesh Government has entrusted the responsibility of 1,031 schools to IEG in its programme of introducing computer education in government schools of Andhra Pradesh.

And on Wednesday, IEG which is responsible to provide computer education in the Government high schools by setting up of computer hardware, software and connected accessories, and Oracle India signed the MoU in Visakhapatnam. CEO of IEG Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri and Regional Director, Asia Pacific, Oracle India Krishna Sistla inked the agreement in the presence of eminent dignitaries from academia and government.


“It provides students with opportunities to participate in online competitions, lean from online libraries, learn problem solving skills, and participating in online projects.

In essence, the programme helps students develop real world skills and knowledge that aligns with industry needs.

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