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ETEN CA opens seven centres in the city ETEN is a pioneering initiative from IndiaCan Education, a joint venture between India’s leading education company Educomp Solutions Ltd and the world’s largest education company Pearson Limited. ETEN is a VSAT based coaching platform which seeks to overcome the biggest challenge in education today – dearth of good quality faculty and bridge the crucial access, equity and quality barriers plaguing the education landscape across the country. Through the ETEN platform, India’s best faculty is now able to reach out to students located across the country seamlessly, with the same ease and the same level of interactivity as in a normal physical class. Launched by Educomp in 2008 with a handful of centres, ETEN has grown to over 120 centers in a short span of 2 years and has benefited over 40,000 students. Fast growth of ETEN CA is testimony to the fact that satellite based coaching is filling a huge gap in coaching needs of students across India.

Educomp launches CareerFirst in Modern Barakhamba

CareerFirst—an offering from EduIgnite, the career counselling and planning division of Educomp Solutions Ltd, India’s largest Education Company— launched its first Career Resource Centre in Delhi’s prestigious Modern School at Barakhamba road. In the absence of timely career intervention,

awareness and guidance, students often end up choosing inappropriate careers and thus achieve partial success professionally. To empower students to overcome this tendency and make right career decisions, psychometric testing and personalised counselling provided at the right time is crucial. This is where CareerFirst comes in. CareerFirst aims to create career awareness among students of classes 9th to 12th through psychometric assessment backed with counselling and guidance. EduIgnite, by setting up a Career Resource Centre right inside the school, allows students uninterrupted access to information and counselling.

ViewSonic Launches Worlds Slimmest, Multi-touch View Pad ViewSonic, the worldwide leader in visual display products from the USA, today launched the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10 – the latest generation of intelligent communications tablets incorporating full mobile phone functionality, computer and gaming capabilities. At 1.15cm in thickness, the ViewPad 7 device is also the world’s slimmest, multi-touch, all-in-one tablet. Designed to meet the work, lifestyle and entertainment needs of today’s

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sophisticated consumers, the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10 integrate unique and innovative functions, and consolidate a multitude of individual electronic devices into one.

Users can surf the Internet, take and share photos, play games, listen to music, and connect with friends via the ViewPad tablet. Fully wirelessenabled, measuring 17.9cm x 11cm in size (7-inch screen) and weighing 375g, just insert a SIM card to enjoy 3G phone functions. It boasts a slimmer body compared to other netbook devices, making it highly portable for work and travel.

Core Projects explores higher education sector

Core Projects and Technologies Limited, an education service provider company, is planning to set up a university in Hyderabad next year. Core is in talks with six North-American and British Universities for a partnership, and is to set up the first phase on 50 acres of land at the cost of INR 200 crore. Core Projects has acquired 194 acres of land for INR130 crore for the university at Gadchiroli, Andhra Pradesh, in close vicinity of the Indian School of Business (ISB). Core, which was founded in 2003, is present in seven states in India; 20 states in the US; 40 institutions in the UK; 8 African and 3 Caribbean nations. While infrastructure would be provided by Core, the campus would be that of a foreign university.

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ViewSonic Launches Worlds Slimmest, Multi-touch View Pad ETEN CA opens seven centres in the city CareerFirst—an offering from EduIgnite, the...

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