June 13, 2016
Tata Sky forays into education; brings 'classroom' into living rooms with Tata ClassEdge
Children can now learn Maths and Science lessons from the comfort and convenience of their home
Mumbai, Tata Sky, the pioneer of innovative services in the DTH industry, has launched an educational service, Tata Sky Classroom, in association with Tata ClassEdge, a leading provider of technology-based education solutions to schools. An interactive service, Tata Sky Classroom aims to take education to a whole new paradigm by making concept learning in Maths and Science interestingly easy from within the comfort of one’s home.
This interactive service will be available to all subscribers, and is intended to benefit children from classes V to VIII with lessons mapped to their syllabus. It will assist in tutoring young viewers in an engaging manner with animated video content providing fundamental understanding of core concepts in Science and Maths subjects.
Providing an insight on the future of multimedia education, Rajesh Khandagale, chief commercial officer, Tata ClassEdge, said, “We are excited to partner with Tata Sky and make available our innovative learning content to children in the comfort and convenience of their homes. Tata Sky Classroom will enable learning of the core concepts of Science and Maths in an engaging manner so that a child understands the fundamental principles and is able to access this anytime of the day. This partnership will further support our vision of educating 10 million students annually by 2025.”
At the launch, Tata Sky’s chief commercial officer Pallavi Puri said, “Tata Sky Classroom will help children in understanding core concepts which are really the key building blocks for future learning as we see this as a clear need gap. The service is aligned with children's school syllabus and covers over 500 topics, delivered in an interesting and interactive format.” She further added, “With the objective to provide the best-in-class educative experience to kids, Tata ClassEdge with their expertise in the field was the perfect fit. Some of the best schools in India are currently using multimedia solutions from Tata ClassEdge to augment classroom learning. We plan to now make these accessible to our subscribers at an affordable price.”
Available at Rs99 a month, Tata Sky Classroom brings to life concepts taught in school through videos run on a systematic schedule, multiple choice questions, learning games and even mock tests. The year-round schedule for each Class will encompass the syllabus as per the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training).