Nobel Laureate Speaks at ICTEE 2012 Inauguration

January 7, 2012
Amritapuri Campus

Dr. Muhammad Yunus flew from Bangladesh to Kerala to attend the IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education at the Amritapuri campus. The 2006 Nobel Laureate pioneered the concept of microcredit not only in his country but all over the world.

Benedictory Address at ICTEE 2012

January 7, 2012
Amritapuri Campus

 

Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri, President of the Managing Board of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, spoke at the inauguration of the IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education. Below are excerpts from Swamiji’s benedictory address.

Amrita Selected for HP’s Global Social Innovation Award

Amrita selected for HP’s Global Social Innovation Award. The Amrita Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education (AmritaCREATE) is an educational technology initiative pioneered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joins the Measuring Learning consortium led by Carnegie Mellon University

 

16 OCTOBER, 2011

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Global Online Laboratory Consortium

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was invited to participate in the Global Online Laboratory Consortium, at MIT, Boston on February 7-8, 2011, which was focused on promoting the development and sharing of, and research into remotely accessible laboratories for educational use. Participants included faculty from leading universities in Australia, Germany, South Africa, Spain, Nigeria, Uganda and many U.S. cities.

MIT Team Visits Amrita

"What an eye opening experience our visit to Amrita has been!” stated Dr. Judson Harward, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who recently spent some time visiting our large campuses at Amritapuri, Coimbatore and Kochi.

Adaptive Learning for School Students

Prof. Prema Nedungadi, key architect of Amrita’s Adaptive Learning software, was invited to speak at the 17th National CBSE Sahodaya Conference in Bengaluru, that was attended by Principals of over 500 top schools from across the country.

BSNL Partnered with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

BSNL has also partnered with Amrita Learning to offer Internet-based assessment and learning programme for children.

Amrita Learning, developed in collaboration with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is a research-based assessment, learning and practice programme that can be used from the comfort of the home or school computer.