SPNI partners with ConnectEd Technologies to upgrade govt schools

MUMBAI: With a vision to provide tech-enabled education facilities to the future of the country, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has associated with ed-tech start-up ‘ConnectEd Technologies’ to convert government schools across Mumbai, Panvel, and Raigad, into ‘Smart Schools’ under its CSR programme ‘YAY! Vidya’.

Under this programme, SPNI will provide access to smart classroom systems powered by ConnectEd Technologies in Marathi to over 50,000 students.

The classrooms are powered with solutions designed specifically for government schools to integrate tailor-made educational content into conventional teaching practices on a daily basis, thereby providing a better learning environment and academic experience.

The study material is aligned with the State Board curriculum optimised for government school students with a robust and sustainable hardware while still being easy to operate and navigate through for teachers.

YAY! Vidya is one of the largest independent EdTech efforts aimed at municipal schools and has already benefited over 12,000 students across Maharashtra.

This program aims at bridging the gap in education and aiding the betterment of society. SPN is committed to co-creating India’s social development agenda through empowering communities and creating a positive impact on society.

SPNI’s CSR programme is built around three pillars; empowerment, education and environment and ‘YAY! Vidya’ falls under the education pillar of SPN’s CSR programme.