Monday, September 18, 2017

Pearson Brings First Virtual International K-12 Education to India

Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today launched first-of-its-kind Virtual International K–12 Education in India with International Connections Academy (iNaCA). Bringing accredited U.S. education directly to your desktop, the iNaCA provides a flexible world-class curriculum for students studying in classes up to class 12. It aims to help students learn in their own way and at their preferred pace through a personalized and engaging experience that includes various multimedia tools such as enhanced videos, social, adaptive and game-based learning.

iNaCA prepares students around the world for post-secondary success. The school has a 100 percent college acceptance rate, with graduates attending elite universities such as Yale, UCLA, and Julliard. iNaCA students outscore their peers across the US on the SAT and ACT college entrance exams, and beat the global average on AP exams.

Vikas Singh, Managing Director, Pearson India, said, “Education is rapidly evolving in India. Personalized learning and real-time analytics have become essential to help in a child’s holistic development. Having recognized these needs, the iNaCA brings an advanced approach to learning that can help maximize the potential of each student. Our unique curriculum, experienced teachers and an immersive global classroom experience are designed to address the challenges faced by a student today and facilitate his/her progress in the best possible manner.”

Vikas added, “iNaCA enrolls students from more than 50 countries around the world, who have multiple opportunities to interact with one another and share details of their culture.”
The virtual school serves well for:
  • Personalized academics for students pursuing passion in Sports, Music of the Arts
  • Families, both native to India and expats living in India, who are looking for an American K-12 School
  • Children who have missed their school admission cycle
  • Children with learning differences who are highly gifted or students for whom mobility is limited due to physical disabilities or those who have Attention Deficit Disorder and other special needs
  • Accredited School-at-Home Options - Personalised learning environment
 "International Connections Academy was created to help ambitious students around the globe to achieve their dreams by providing a personalized, flexible American education wherever they might be," said Mickey Revenaugh, Co-Founder and General Manager, iNaCA. "We are thrilled to welcome students from India into our innovative International Connections Academy family."

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