major Cisco announced that it will enable remote education to government
schools using the Cisco Education Enabled Development (CEED) platform.
pilot will deploy specialized remote supplementary teaching for five government
schools in Hoskote Taluk, Bangalore Rural District in the state of Karnataka.
To enable implementation of this pilot, the government of Karnataka has entered
into a memorandum of understanding with Cisco.
project will be on a public-private partnership model where Cisco will deploy
its solution and maintain it as a service that includes remote access and
support. The schools that are part of the pilot are Kumbalahalli GHPS, Sulibele
GMPS, Bendiganahalli GHPS, Muthasandra GHPS and Devangundi GHPS. The government
of Karnataka will provide the basic school infrastructure.
are happy that Cisco’s innovative technology will help the government of
Karnataka to achieve its goal of making education accessible to everyone, and
fulfill the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’s vision of education for all,” said BN Bache Gowda, labor minister,
government of Karnataka.
the CEED platform, more than 750 students from classes five to eight in these
five schools will receive supplementary teaching in English, mathematics,
science and social sciences. Children’s Lovecastles Trust will deliver
high-quality supplementary courses remotely through the CEED platform to
students of class five to eight in these schools.
Inclusive Growth works closely with state governments to facilitate a more
effective and accessible rural education system. Our technology scales well and
not only allows remote education of children but facilitates teacher training
as well,” said Aravind
Sitaraman, president, Inclusive Growth, Cisco.
than a thousand students in Raichur and Shimoga have already benefited from the
remote education enabled by the CEED platform. The CEED platform facilitates a
virtual classroom scenario where qualified teachers impart dynamic, interactive
learning to students located several kilometers away.
is part of the solution offerings from Cisco Inclusive Growth, which provides
technology in an affordable and consumable form. The solutions use network
collaboration tools delivered over video out of a highly secure cloud. Cisco’s
cloud technology and architecture is the ideal vehicle to achieve inclusive