Cisco, govt of Karnataka launch remote education at Hoskote
Ciso has signed an MoU with the government of Karnataka, India under which the company will provide remote supplementary education to government schools using the Cisco Education Enabled Development (CEED) platform under its Inclusive Growth initiative. The pilot will deploy specialised remote supplementary teaching for five government schools in Hoskote Taluk, Bangalore Rural District in the state of Karnataka. The project will be on a public-private agreement model where Cisco will deploy its service 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. Using 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 supplementary courses remotely through the Ceed platform to students of class five to eight in these schools.