St. Pauls Golden Jubilee Quiz Competition, Rourkela
Encyclopaedia Britannica organized the St. Pauls Golden Jubilee Quiz Competition on 20th December 2013 at St. Paul's Golden Jublee Quiz Competition, Rourkela along with Association of ICSE Schools, Odisha. This quiz was conducted by well-known quizmaster Mr. Siddhartha Basu, who is also author of Britannica's GK series, “Know For Sure ” . More than 50 ICSE schools from Odisha and Chhattisgarh participated in this quiz.
Ghaziabad- December 16, 2013
DDPS Inter School Quiz Competition, Ghaziabad
Encyclopaedia Britannica organized DDPS Inter School Quiz Competition on 16th December 2013 in association with Dehradun Public School, Govindpuram, Ghaziabad.
For Ghaziabad, it was no ordinary quiz as the renowned quizmaster, Joy Bhattacharya was there to test the general knowledge of the toppers of the written test that attracted students of class VI, VII and VIII from CBSE and ICSE schools of Ghaziabad and Noida.
At the end of a keenly contested quiz, Sun Valley International School, Ghaziabad, picked up the trophy with 90 points.
Lucknow- November 30, 2013
16th ICSQCC Quiz, Lucknow
Encyclopaedia Britannica organized 16th ICSQCC Quiz on 30th November 2013 in association with City Montessori School, Kanpur Road, Lucknow.
Over 1500 people gathered to watch the 16th ICSQCC Quiz hosted by Quizmaster Siddhartha Basu.
Total 8 teams were shortlisted for final round of quiz. The quiz was followed by a preliminary test where more than 100 students from 8 countries participated to qualify for final round of quiz.
Lucknow- November 15, 2013
Britannica launches English Solution for Indian Schools
Fine blend of Technology, Textbooks to fuel quest for better English
Hyderabad November 15, 2013
In a move that could significantly improve the English language skills of tens of thousands of school students, the city saw more than 80 Principals and English language teachers of Andhra Pradesh schools sit through an interactive session to experience advanced teaching methods and content by Encyclopaedia Britannica, a company well known for trustworthy content.
The interactive session by Maryann Vaisoha, a University of Cambridge certified language educator, helped the participants experience Encyclopaedia Britannica's comprehensive solution for the English language.
Britannica's The English Channel offering includes a text book, a literary reader, a practice book and an interactive compact disc for learners of Classes I to VIII. In addition, The English Channel offers an audio compact disc and a manual to equip teachers to deliver better in class. The Merriam Webster dictionary comes as part of the Interactive compact disc.
Announcing the launch of The English Channel, Mr. Sarvesh Shrivastava, managing director, Encyclopaedia Britannica South Asia said, “ The researched offering from a trusted and credible source for knowledge for over 245 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica, will allow learners of Classes I to VIII to read speedily, speak fluently, listen comprehensively with a degree of mastery over language. ”
The Golden Jubilee Memorial Inter School Quiz, Varanasi.
Encyclopaedia Britannica India recently organized the Golden Jubilee Memorial Inter School Quiz Competition in association with St. John's School, DLW, Varanasi in the school campus. For Varanasi, one of the oldest cities in the world, it was not an ordinary quiz as the Pandit of quizzing, Siddhartha Basu tested the general knowledge of the toppers of the written test that attracted students of class VIII, IX and X from CBSE and ICSE schools in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. 64 schools from 25 cities of UP and Uttarakhand Participated in the quiz program.
Heartiest congratulations to winners Nimesh Patel and Abhishek Giri from City Montessori School, Lucknow.
EB India also congratulates runners-up Hammad Khan and Jai Vishwakarma from Woodward School, Bhadohi.
Britannica launches English Solution for Indian Schools
In a move that could significantly improve the English language skills of tens of thousands of school students, the city saw more than 80 Principals and English language teachers of Assam and Meghalaya schools sit through an interactive session to experience advanced teaching methods and content by Encyclopaedia Britannica, a company well known for trustworthy content.
The initiative was launched by Prof. Tabu Ram Taid, himself a distinguished linguist, author, educator and administrator, as tribute to his contribution to lexicographical works like dictionary, grammar and phonology on the Mising language.
“The brief to pedagogy experts and instructional designers was to bring out a product that best equips young learners to communicate effectively ”, Mr Shrivastava said emphasising that this meets needs of Indians whose mother tongue is not English.
Father George Thomas, Principal, St. Francis De Sales School, said that his school is proud to host an event that could better prepare and equip young Indians to communicate effectively in English.
The 11th Mother Teresa Quiz 2013!
Encyclopaedia Britannica India recently organized the 11th Mother Teresa Quiz Competition at The Cambridge School, Cuttak, along with the Association of ICSE Schools Odisha. This was conducted by well-known quiz master Mr.Siddhartha Basu, who is also the author of Britannica's GK series, "Know For Sure". More than 30 ISCE schools from Odisha and Chhattisgarh participated in this quiz.
Heartiest congratulations to winners Pritiman Mishra and Abhinna from Stewart School, Cuttack!
EB India also congratulates runners-up Romalee and Ashutosh from SCB Medical School, Cuttack.