Tata Consultancy Services’ Strategic Unit Celebrates World Teachers’ Day with a Free Online Course to Help the Teaching Community Enhance their Professional Skills
Mumbai, October 04, 2021: TCS iON™, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, is launching a free certification course for educators on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, titled ‘TCS iON Career Edge – The Art of Question Paper Construction’, to celebrate and express gratitude for their inspiring work.
This first-of-its-kind initiative has been taken to help the educator community design high-quality question papers and assessments that truly test students’ learning, especially given the new assessment format announced by the CBSE and ICSE. The self-paced course will help teachers learn the art and science of drafting impactful questions and question papers in line with the Assessment Reforms of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, said, “The last 16 months have been the most tumultuous time for educators across the country. Circumstances necessitated that we unlearn, learn, and adapt to new ways of teaching, and evaluating students. At TCS iON, we have been continuously working towards enabling schools, teachers and educators with tools, techniques, and solutions to help simplify their day-to-day job. On the special occasion of World Teachers’ Day, we are elated to offer this free course to the teachers of India who are helping shape the future of our nation.”
The course, The Art of Question Paper Construction, was spearheaded by the late Prof HS Srivastava, a luminary in the field of educational evaluation and assessments, along with a large team of eminent experts. It can be accessed here.
TCS iON, a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services, is focused on enabling productive outcomes for educational institutions, government departments, organizations from multiple industry sectors and individual learners for efficient admission, learning and skilling, recruitment and overall business operations with the use of ‘Phygital’ platforms. These are the platforms that overlay digital technologies over physical assets. TCS iON serves its clients with the help of best practices gained through TCS’ global experience, domestic market reach, skills, and delivery capabilities.
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 500,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22.2 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit www.tcs.com.
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