With Shiksha.com, you have taken the right first step in your quest for higher education abroad. Now, get the attention of Admission Officers by building your portfolio. You can take online courses in Computer Science from MyPal Online School, in collaboration with IMACS, USA (pioneers since 1993), and get a head start for college education.
MyPal Online Learning Environment consists of the following technologies :
MyPal Online School ( www.mypalonline.com ) is an initiative by the promoters of Chirec Public School through a new venture called Trinadha Learning Environment Pvt Ltd. MyPal Online School offers online Computer Science courses aimed at high school and first year undergraduate students. MyPals online courses have been developed by Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science ( IMACS - www.eimacs.com ) who are pioneers in teaching college math and computer science to talented middle school and high school students who want to get a head start for University education and secure pre-credits. IMACS have launched their online courses almost a decade ago whereas MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by Coursera and Edx have become a trend very recently. MyPal is the brainchild of DV Satya Kumar, an entrepreneur who is an alumus of NIT, Warangal, University of Iowa and was Chevening Gurukul Scholar at London School of Economics. Satya Kumar was the co-founder of Chirec Public School (www.chirecps.ac.in ), a private owned Educational Institution which currently has an enrollment of over 3000 students in 3 campuses in Hyderabad, India and offers the Indian National Curriculum (CBSE), Cambridge International Education and IB Diploma programs. Satya Kumar is known for his innovative ideas and pioneering projects in clean energy and education and was instrumental in the development of Chirec Public School over the last 22 years. TB Dinesh, born computer geek and a creative genius with bold ideas in web technologies and computer science education. Dinesh is a PhD in Computer Science (University of Iowa), former faculty at CWI, Netherlands and worked in the e-learning space in Palo Alto, California. He was one of the early thinkers behind social networking and web 2.0 technologies and online communities through Pantoto. He is now working on Semantic Web for use by the next billion internet users. Dinesh is the Academic Advisor and Mentor of MyPal Online School. MyPal is co-promoted by D Thriveni who has held the positions of the Head of International Curricula and Head of ICT at CHIREC Public School over the last several years. Thriveni was responsible for securing international affiliations / accreditations for Chirec Public School from Cambridge International Education (CIE) (for Grades 1 -10 and Cambridge A levels) and International Baccalaurate (IB) (for IB Diploma). In addition, Thriveni has developed new infrastructure in the School that included new age classrooms, laboratories, libraries and an entire campus for kindergarten and primary school. Birender Singh Budhwar, a multifaceted IT professional with skills in network and server administration, mobile techologies, graphic design and web 2.0 technologies, is the one responsible for the technical architecture and implementation of MyPal online learning platform. Birender has worked in various companies of the Shri Shakti Group on Information Systems.
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMACS), Florida, USA, pioneers since 1993.