Microsoft Pakistan has signed its authorized Education Transformation Agreement ETA with Punjab Group of Colleges PGC to provide the building blocks for a successful digital transformation strategy. This ETA will enable PGC to train its staff and students in Microsoft tools with its future-proof skills platform and empower them to bridge the gap between education and employment.
Last year, PGC successfully certified over 7,500 students / faculty in the fields of MOS / MTA and Principles with a passing rate of over 90% and is ready for all major goals this year. Are
Punjab Group of Colleges is an avid user of Microsoft technology. With Tower Technologies Limited (TTL) as its technical arm, PGC has developed solutions that measure the entire organization using Microsoft Azure, a cloud computing platform.
Tower Technologies operates most of the Punjab Group of Colleges’ business critical applications and infrastructure and its team of developers uses artificial intelligence, machine learning, DOOPS and other capabilities that Azure offers to build their applications. He is constantly working to modernize applications.
PGC operates one of its largest e-learning platforms with thousands of on-demand video conferences hosted on Azure. The Internet of Things (IoT) is another central area of focus for the group, and the Azure IoT Hub plays a vital role in connecting the hundreds of devices spread across the province, helping the team create monitoring solutions that can satisfy all demands. .
Ms. Hajra Afzal, IT Director, Punjab Group, said: “Our group is committed to implementing digital learning tools and technologies in every classroom in Pakistan. We want our students to be able to compete internationally. Imagine and we want to be at the forefront of the transformation of digital technology in organizations around the world.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Gibran Jamshad, Country Education Leader, Microsoft Pakistan, said: “At Microsoft we are committed to designing personalized educational products and services to support distance education programs around the world.
It has been our main focus as it is lacking on the digitization front. Over the years, we have worked with PGC to bring together various digital learning platforms such as Office 365, Teams, Future Ready Skills, and introduce three clouds. This focused effort was part of a great vision for every educational institution to embrace the best education.
practices and provide uniformity to the system. With our solution, we help ensure that students not only stay engaged and learn without interruptions, but also become more creative and hands-on with the latest developments on the digital horizon.
Punjab Group of Colleges has enhanced Microsoft’s capabilities over the years. The university uses remote learning teams, SharePoint and OneDrive to share and store data, and streams to record lectures.
These tools have enabled PGC to provide uninterrupted online education to millions of students across Pakistan during the epidemics. Additionally, it helped create a state-of-the-art certification platform to enable students to have a seamless Microsoft certification experience for self-certification and future skills.