Information technology giant, Microsoft has launched a cloud computing-based offering Edu-Cloud with an aim to Make Learning Fun.
It seeks to enhance digital learning and teaching in schools and higher education institutions in India through virtual learning platforms.
Edu-Cloud by with the help of cloud computing technology will create, deliver and manage educational content from any device, anywhere, anytime in order to make learning easy and fun.
It is expected, Edu-Cloud will benefit around 1 million teachers and 6 million students in over 1,500 institutes across India in next 18 months.
Initially the company will tie-up with the Hyderabad based Chaitanya group of educational institutions which will adopt Edu-Cloud for its teachers and students in its 80 schools.
Teachers and students of these schools will use Microsoft’s Windows-powered tablets in order to access rich, interactive and relevant content from cloud to make learning and teaching more engaging and productive.