Academic

Microsoft rolls out week-long Hour of Code 2016 in India

New Delhi, December 8, 2016: Advancing its commitment to increase access to computer science education to all youth, Microsoft and Code.org are co-organizing Hour of Code, an annual global campaign in 15 states across the country during the Computer Science Education Week from December 5 to 11. As part of … Read more »

Microsoft India and The Aga Khan Academy host India’s first Microsoft Showcase School Leaders Forum on ‘Innovation in Education’

Hyderabad, India – 5th May, 2016: Microsoft India today hosted Microsoft Showcase School Leaders Forum on ‘Innovation in Education’ in collaboration with The Aga Khan Academy. This unique initiative brought together Microsoft Showcase School leaders to facilitate collaboration between schools and create a confluence of ideas, collaborative experimentation and chart … Read more »

Microsoft Announces India Winners of the 14th edition of Imagine Cup

New Delhi, India – 25th April, 2016: Microsoft India announced the winners of the India leg of Imagine Cup 2016, after concluding the National Finals held in New Delhi. Imagine Cup is a global student technology competition, and one of Microsoft’s many efforts to transform skill development, nurture budding technologists … Read more »

Microsoft partners with over 100 nonprofit organizations globally to close the computer science education skills gap for young people in local communities

New Delhi, April 20, 2016: Today, Microsoft Philanthropies announced grants for over 100 nonprofit organizations in 55 countries, including NASSCOM Foundation and QUEST Alliance in India. The grants are a component of the $75M commitment Microsoft made to increase access to computer science education around the world through Microsoft YouthSpark, … Read more »