Xiaomi will be setting up innovative tinkering labs for over 4,000 children across 12 government and one government-aided school located in Karnataka and Delhi-NCR.
Smart device maker Xiaomi will now provide digital education to more than 4,000 students in the country. The company has partnered with United Way India for this. Xiaomi announced this on Thursday. The company is setting up innovative tinkering labs for over 4,000 children in 12 government and one government-aided school located in Karnataka and Delhi-NCR.
What is the company’s plan?
Xiaomi said the company has partnered with United Way India to set up tinkering labs and support digital education. Xiaomi India aims to develop sustainable future skill sets among children, which will give them access to multiple technologies and enable them to create innovative solutions to address challenges. These labs will help provide better support to students in digital education, mobile technology, and robotics and empower them to provide an effective learning experience.
Learning by doing
Xiaomi said that the ‘learning by doing’ process will be adopted with the students for experiential learning. In this process, the help of experiments is taken to keep the students engaged. According to the company, these labs will help students inculcate computational skills, design thinking, problem-solving, physical computing, and adaptive learning and equip them with the capabilities they need to provide advanced solutions in a dynamic ecosystem.
Murali Krishnan B, the President, of Xiaomi India, said that these labs will help children enhance their critical and lateral thinking, be creative, solve real-life problems, and come up with new ideas. Murali Krishnan said, “We are confident that with this partnership, we will be able to transform the traditional learning infrastructure and create a future-ready learning environment.”