Hyderabad, 05 December 2019: Pegasystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, and Teach For Change, an NGO that specializes in training primary and high school students in English language education, leadership skills and digital literacy, today welcomed noted actress Nidhhi Agerwal as a guest teacher for a day, as part of the Pega Teach For Change Program. The actor conducted an English-speaking session and some fun activities to engage with Grade 3 students at a Government Primary School in Banjara Hills.
Nidhhi Agerwal, an upcoming national and regional actor, taught simple lessons through a text, visual and display format from Level 1 of the English language curriculum currently being taught to the students. amplifying the initiative’s philosophy of holistic development. The actor emphasized on the need to dream big and elaborated on her passion as a child to become an actor which translated into a successful career journey. She also answered questions from the curious group of students and pledged her commitment to support and promote the Pega Teach For Change program.
Quotes and Commentary:
“We are thrilled to have Nidhhi support our cause by committing time with children, part of Pega Teach For Change-supported government schools. It reflects that anyone can become a changemaker. Her presence amplifies our message of ensuring quality education for all, and government school students must have access to the right educational quality,” said Suman Reddy, Managing Director, Pegasystems India. “I am confident that this activity has inspired all the children supported under Pega Teach For Change to use the opportunity to learn and achieve great things in life. I invite people across India to partner with us and develop English language and digital literacy skills for our future citizens.”
Commenting on this initiative, Chaitanya MRSK, Founder, Teach for Change said “Pega Teach For Change Volunteers are the backbone of the impact being made across India. We want to empower every government school student to access quality education from the grassroot level, regardless of their family's income. I am delighted that Nidhhi represents the tireless work being done by our volunteers’ program. We are sure that her commitment and life story shared today will encourage the students and our team.”
About Pegasystems: Pegasystems Inc. is the leader in software for customer engagement and operational excellence. Pega’s adaptive, cloud-architected software – built on its unified Pega Platform™ – empowers people to rapidly deploy, and easily extend and change applications to meet strategic business needs. Over its 35-year history, Pega has delivered award-winning capabilities in CRM and Digital Process Automation (DPA), powered by advanced artificial intelligence and robotic automation, to help the world’s leading brands achieve breakthrough business results. For more information on Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) visit www.pega.com.
About Pega Teach for Change:
The Pega Teach for Change initiative is focused on providing an enriched learning experience for government school students. This joint program between Pega and Teach for Change, an NGO that specializes in training primary and high school students in English language education, leadership skills and digital literacy, offering government school students an opportunity for holistic training and development with added focus on computer literacy. The program focuses on empowering government school students between grades 3 -5 across 8 cities – Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Vijayawada and Vizag.
About Teach for Change:
Teach For Change was launched to improve the overall literacy standards at government schools across the country. As part of the initiative, TFC’s dedicated volunteers teach Leadership and English Language Skills, at primary school levels in Government schools. The Teach For Change initiative is active in about 250 primary government schools across 8 cities, has about 450 volunteers and brought together passionate, dedicated, and committed leaders of government, industry, and media to support the initiative.
Started in 2014 by Chaitanya MRSK, Teach for Change focuses on empowering government school students between grades 3 -5 across five cities – Hyderabad, Bangalore, Vijayawada and Vizag.
Calling all Interested Applicants:
Pega Teach For Change Program is currently active in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam in many government schools and is seeking volunteers for this academic year, 2019-20.
Interested volunteers can visit our website www.teachforchange.in and send in their application forms. The volunteers would be called for a screening session post which they would undergo one-week training after which they will engage with kids and teach them for one academic year starting this June.
We welcome volunteers on board to join hands to make their bit of contribution because at Teach For Change, we believe that life is all about making an impact, and not just making an income..!!