Ambuja Cement Foundation adapts EnglishEdge programme to impart interactive language training

EnglishEdge, the pioneer in technology-enabled English language learning. EnglishEdge will provide language training to the Foundation’s employees using the technologically empowered Portable Language Lab.

Online PR News – 01-February-2013 – New Delhi – EnglishEdge, the pioneer in technology-enabled English language learning. EnglishEdge will provide language training to the Foundation’s employees using the technologically empowered Portable Language Lab. Ambuja Cement Foundation is the CSR wing of Indian cement giant Ambuja Cements. It is a leading social welfare organization committed to the cause of rural development with its presence across 12 states in the country. EnglishEdge will provide various content outlines of its programme to all the enrolled students in the centers as an integral part of the programs offered by Ambuja Cement Foundation.

EnglishEdge solutions attempt to make learning creative, interesting and interactive for learners using a system which is constructive, comprehensive, practical and futuristic. One of their key innovations , the EnglishEdge Portable Language Lab, houses upto 40 android tablets preloaded with English language software modules chosen as per the learning requirements. They are empowered by a wi-fi router and enhanced with a projector for visual aid. Engaging activities are further embedded into the programme to allow students to record-compare their speaking skills with an expert voice thus making instant review possible.

Ambuja Cement Foundation will embed EnglishEdge content in such a manner that all their enrolled students undergo training through the EnglishEdge programme. EnglishEdge would be offering 40hrs – 120hrs of content for this association. The content would be bilingual, to aid learning and ease the transition from learners' mother tongue to the English language. EnglishEdge offers such training solutions in 11 Indian languages- making it ideal for the diverse Indian learners.

Mr. Ravi Nayse, DGM, Vocational Training, Ambuja Cement Foundation stated, “We were looking for a language training service. We were depending on local trainers to develop content for teaching spoken English earlier. But, we were not happy with the results that we were getting. We, then, came in contact with LIQVID and EnglishEdge. The thing about EnglishEdge that truly appealed to us was how the content has been designed keeping in mind the learning requirements at the very grassroots level. The bilingual concept is a further boon for learners in our office.”

Speaking on their association with Ambuja Cement Foundation, Mr. Vivek Agarwal, CEO EnglishEdge said, “Having strong English language skills has become imperative in today’s competitive world. EnglishEdge is focused on providing English language learning solutions through innovative use of technology. We are proud to provide our services to the well renowned Ambuja Cement Foundation and are committed towards successfully incorporating our training to its employees. This is part of our endeavour to offer technologically advanced English learning tools to leading corporations across India.”

Apart from regular training sessions, EnglishEdge will also provide technical and academic helpdesk support. The solution will be co-branded for Ambuja Cement Foundation.

About EnglishEdge:

Launched by Liqvid in 2008, EnglishEdge has been created with a vision to enhance English language learning through the innovative use of technology. Delivered through devices such as tablets and mobiles, the language learning solutions are highly effective and easily scalable. Available for individuals and organizations, EnglishEdge has consistently earned industry recognition as well as respect of many players in the field of Education. EnglishEdge has catered to leading educational and vocational institutes nationwide.

About Gujarat Ambuja

The Ambuja Cement Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility wing of Ambuja Cements Ltd. that works with the rural communities surrounding Ambuja’s manufacturing sites. The Foundation is engaged in a variety of people-centric, integrated rural development projects. Presently the Foundation has made its presence felt in twelve states across the country and is engaged in programmes like Natural Resource Management, Agro based and skill based livelihoods and improvement of health status, educational support and economic enhancement.