Summer vacations are the ideal time to master a new skill and keeping this in mind Google India has launched a new summer educational programme.

What is it?

Tech giant Google has launched a new educational programme for children and parents for the summer vacations. This special initiative part of the “#SummerWithGoogle”  scheme of Google is primarily  aimed at the Indian kids. Hence, it’s crafted by Google’s India branch, Google India.

Who is it for?

The company will offer a variety of activities to keep teenagers (13-18 years) engaged throughout their summer vacations, Google India Director (Trust and Safety) Sunita Mohanty said.

How does it help you?

Google will release one assignment every week for four weeks, which will include use of various Google products like Google Earth, Google Translate and Google Arts and Culture, she added. The last assignment will entail development of an app to share their summer experience. “After four weeks, 100 children will be chosen along with an accompanying parent to visit our campus in either Delhi or Hyderabad to attend an interactive workshop,” Mohanty said.

She explained that each assignment will also teach these youngsters “how to be Internet Smart, Internet Alert, Internet Strong, Internet Kind and Internet Brave.” Mohanty said parents are also encouraged to be a part of the programme that is being launched for the first time in India.

Source: Business Line