Samsung has set up two smart classrooms at JNV Raipur
Each classroom has one 85-inch and one 55-inch Samsung Flip interactive digital whiteboard, 40 Samsung Galaxy tabs for students, printer, server PC, charging station for tablet and backup power
Samsung, India’s most admired brand, today inaugurated its flagship Samsung Smart School global citizenship program at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) school in Raipur, providing digital learning opportunities for students and helping them to improve their learning abilities. Samsung also trains teachers in the school to improve their interactive teaching methods.
The Samsung Smart School program aims to nurture the young leaders of tomorrow by giving disadvantaged Indian students access to the benefits of digital education and its own transformative innovations as part of Samsung’s vision “Together for tomorrow!” ‘Empowering people’.
As part of the program, students at JNV Raipur will experience the latest digital learning infrastructure in the two smart classrooms that Samsung has installed in the school.
In the classrooms, an 85-inch Samsung Flip interactive digital board replaces the traditional blackboard, making it a more exciting and fun learning environment for students. Students can use the second Samsung Flip (55 inch) to participate in lectures, quizzes, class work and projects and all 40 Samsung Galaxy Tabs in each class for self-study. In addition, the classrooms also have a printer, a server PC, a tablet charging station and a backup power supply.
During an event organized with the students of JNV Raipur, the new Samsung Smart School was inaugurated by Mr. Sourabh Kumar, District Collector and Chairman of VMC, Raipur, Mr. BC Sahu, Additional District Magistrate, Raipur, Ms. Shailaja Pathania, Senior Director, CSR, Samsung India and Mr. Subhash Mahobia, Director, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Raipur.
“We are delighted that JNV Raipur is part of the Samsung Smart School program, which enables digital education for students here. Students are delighted to use Samsung Smart School and we see an improvement in their learning abilities. The teacher training module that is part of this program also helps them explain complex topics in an easy-to-understand visual format,” Mr. Subhash Mahobia, Manager, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Raipur.
“Our Samsung Smart School Global Citizenship initiative is closely tied to India’s development agenda and we are implementing it in close partnership with the government to ensure that less privileged students across the country have access to the benefits of digital education. Samsung Smart School at JNV Raipur will equip students with digital learning and improve teachers’ ability to use digital infrastructure. This program reinforces our commitment to our vision of #PoweringDigitalIndia,” said Mr. Partha Ghosh, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Samsung India.
The Samsung Smart School program is announced in 10 JNV schools this year. Apart from JNV Raipur, schools have been established in Gwalior, Varanasi, Udaipur, Kangra, Sambhalpur, Faridabad, Dehradun, Patna and Dhanbad. A number of these schools are located in remote rural districts around these towns.
The program will involve more than 5,000 students, 40% of whom will be girls. Apart from this, about 260 teachers will receive training on digital teaching. Of these, about 539 students are in JNV Raipur.
Besides infrastructure support, Samsung Smart School will also enable digital learning for students in these schools through multiple touch points. This includes teacher training, providing meaningful and relevant educational content for all grades 6-12, in line with the CBSE curriculum, to enable teachers to use these classrooms more effectively and improve learning. student learning through an interactive and immersive learning process.
As part of Samsung’s global citizenship vision “Together for tomorrow!” “Enabling People”, it aims to empower the next generation to reach their full potential and be at the forefront of positive social change. Samsung believes in using innovation to positively transform communities and create better lives for people through its citizen initiatives.
Samsung Electronics operates three global citizenship programs – Samsung Smart School, Samsung Innovation Campus and Solve for Tomorrow – through which it empowers tomorrow’s leaders and gives them the tools they need to achieve significant changes.