Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Pearson Education Partners with Julien Day School, Kolkata

Pearson Education Partners with Julien Day School, Kolkata
Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced their partnership with Julien Day School, the renowned co-educational primary, secondary and senior secondary school in Kolkata. Srikanth Iyer (CEO, Pearson Education Services, India) and Mrs. Broughton (Managing Trustee, Julien Day school) and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

Pearson will henceforth take care of the overall management of the school under the aegis of the Trust. The move significantly emphasizes Pearson’s footprint in the eastern region and is the latest addition to the list of 35 schools to whom Pearson provides school management service.

“We are indeed ecstatic about associating ourselves with the prominent Julien Day Schools in Kolkata. JDS has a glorious history of over 40 years serving the community and we look forward to working with such a hallowed institution and taking it to greater heights. Given that Kolkata is considered one of the educational hubs of India and is growing at a rapid pace, we look forward to associating with many more schools in the eastern region and creating a benchmark in the education sector.” said, Mr. Srikanth Iyer.

The Julien Day School, with four branches across Kolkata, is considered a marquee school in existence for over four decades now. With an Anglo-Indian identity, and over six thousand students, the school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (I.C.S.E.).

Pearson looks forward to strengthening the offerings of the Julien Day School by with initiatives such as digitally equipped class rooms, certified teachers training programmes, unique learning methodology for students, parent friendly technology and so on.

Speaking on the occasion Mrs. Broughton stated, “We are delighted with this announcement and welcome Pearson. We aim at propelling Julien Day School with the world class education that Pearson has to offer. This partnership will strengthen our presence in Kolkata and will help us impart meaningful education for all our students whilst preparing them to succeed”.

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In addition to academic excellence, the schools emphasize on equal attention being given to sports and cultural activities. Pearson Schools seek to provide the best of academic standards with international teaching methodology, qualified and trained teaching staff, multimedia-based interactive content and more; thereby making it a fun learning environment that is innovative, challenging and enterprising for each student.

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