Friday, February 19, 2021

Aditya Birla Education Academy, Johns Hopkins collaborates For Talented Youth To Bring Online Programs For Advanced Learners

Aditya Birla Education Academy (ABEA), India’s leading professional development institute, has collaborated with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) to offer scholarships for CTY’s Online Programs for advanced learners in India. Both ABEA and CTY aim to identify and support the needs of bright young learners in India through these online programs at reduced rates up to August 2021. Through this cooperation with CTY, Aditya Birla Education Academy is providing a 5% scholarship on tuition fees and reduction in the application fees up to August 2021. This scholarship can be availed by only first 50 advanced learners who apply to ABEA. Students in grades 2 through 12 can qualify through participation in the CTY Talent Search and demonstrating high ability in either quantitative or spatial reasoning (for math and science courses) or verbal reasoning (for humanities and writing courses).

CTY offers more than 200 challenging, engaging, and fun virtual courses, which are conducted by expert instructors who specialize in teaching advanced concepts to bright students. Courses are available in real-time, independent, and student-driven, collaborative formats. One can understand in detail about CTY courses in computer science, critical reading, engineering, history, mathematics, science, social science, world languages, and writing by attending a virtual information session or by visiting CTY's website.

Mrs. Neerja Birla, Founder, and Chairperson, Aditya Birla Education Trust, said, “We, at Aditya Birla Education Academy, are dedicated to offer unique, rigorous and relevant courses to learners in the country who are looking to upskill themselves in this dynamic environment. In this endeavour, we are happy to extend our cooperation with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth with a special scholarship to fulfil the learning needs of bright young minds in India to enrol in CTY’s Online Programs for advanced learners. I am confident that students will find tremendous value in these enriching courses.”

Mr. Samuel Robfogel, Senior Director for International Initiatives at CTY, said “CTY is committed to providing students with high ability around the globe with the optimal level of challenge to help them develop their academic talents. We are pleased to cooperate with Aditya Birla Education Trust to advance this work in India.”

About Aditya Birla Education Academy

Aditya Birla Education Academy (ABEA) is India’s leading professional development institute for teachers. ABEA aims to engage educators in the new-age global processes of education and empower them to evolve into the best knowledge-givers they can be, as they nurture young minds and contribute towards shaping the future. ABEA also facilitates unique and innovative courses for students, in order to impart new-age skills that are on par with the best in the world.

About Aditya Birla Education Trust

Aditya Birla Education Trust (ABET) is an organisation committed to the cause of education and mental health, with an objective to nurture young minds. Right from establishing the Aditya Birla World Academy, an International School with an Indian soul, to The Aditya Birla Integrated School, which acknowledges the need to cater to children with different learning needs, ABET has always prioritised the importance of a child’s overall development. Further under the aegis of ABET, the Aditya Birla Education Academy provides professional development opportunities for educators, and engages, empowers and equips them to contribute towards shaping the future of young minds. In an endeavour to stamp out stigma surrounding mental health concerns, ABET has established Mpower, a holistic mental health care initiative, which has become the pioneer of mental health awareness in the country. Aditya Birla Education Trust runs under the zealous leadership of its passionate and committed Founder & Chairperson, Mrs. Neerja Birla.

About Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

A world leader in gifted education since 1979, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-university students around the world. CTY serves bright learners and their families through research, advocacy, and counseling, as well as its signature gifted and talented summer, online, international, and family programs.

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