The program will run in all Pearl Academy Campuses

NEW DELHI, INDIA, November 2, 2017: Inking a new chapter in skill development, Pearl Academy, India’s leading institution in design, fashion, creative business and media, entered into a strategic tie-up with Adobe, for the launch of ‘Adobe Digital Technology Academy’ – a unique program, designed to help learners of today, leverage the power of digital technologies and tools for skill building. Aimed at providing new age employability skills and the cutting edge to gain success, Pearl Academy integrates key Adobe technologies as a part of its unique academic overlay ‘Total Learning System’.

While signing the Memorandum of Understanding, Prof. Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy said, "For the last 25 years, we have been continuously developing and upgrading our pedagogy to provide a 360o exposure to our students. Today, the use of technology is a critical part of our curriculum. Our association with Adobe, a first of its kind in India, will provide an opportunity for Pearl Academy students to leverage Adobe’s tools to harness their creative skills and gain an edge that will help them succeed in their career journeys across fields. Making our courses future-ready has been the ethos of Pearl Academy and we are confident that this association with Adobe will set new benchmarks in learning and creativity. 

This forms a part of our academic overlay – the “Total Learning System”; which ensures that every single student has an opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and is motivated to embrace change, set trends, lead the change as an innovator and leader of the future.”

Kulmeet Bawa, Managing Director, South Asia, Adobe said, “Rapid digital transformation in the education sector has enabled institutes, universities and colleges to collaborate with companies such as ours to counter the growing skills gap across industries. We are delighted to support Pearl Academy in their effort and set up ADTA - Adobe Digital Technology Academy, aimed towards fostering digital skills of youth of our nation. Our endeavor is to hone their skills using the power of digital and enhance their employability quotient for the long haul.”

As a partner of Adobe, Pearl Academy has been implementing wide range of software in labs for photography and design, video and audio production as well as various web and mobile development applications to help students learn beyond traditional skills and to foster greater creativity in the classroom.

With over 4500 students across India, Pearl Academy has completed 25 years of nurturing creative minds. Since its inception, the academy has evolved into a globally renowned institution of higher learning with a focus on internationalism; entrepreneurship and employability; catering to the needs of the design, fashion, business, media and retail industry.

Under the Adobe Digital Technology Academy, all students are being offered original Adobe Creative Cloud products free of cost. The key highlights are given below:

All Creative Cloud Apps in one license. Pearl Students will get access of all creative cloud apps such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Muse, InDesign and many more with single license. These apps let you design and capture inspiration anywhere and provide an extended design workflow across mobile and desktop.

Creative Cloud Storage : Using 100GB(per license) storage you can intelligently sync files, fonts, photos, design assets, settings, metadata, Adobe Stock(optional) content and more across desktop, web and mobile apps so assets are instantly available.

Activate on two computers Your Creative Cloud license lets you install your apps on more than one computer, activate (sign-in) on two, but use them on only one computer at a time.

Creative Resources including Adobe Stock (optional) images and videos, Typekit Web Fonts, and custom assets to further enhance workflows, by allowing students to access creative resources directly from Creative Apps.

Creative Cloud libraries - Creative Cloud Libraries, powered by Adobe CreativeSync technology, makes your favorite assets available to you anywhere. Create images, colors, text styles, and more in several Creative Cloud desktop applications and mobile apps, and then easily access them across other desktop and mobile apps for a seamless creative workflow.

Access of free Mobile Apps (iPhone & Android) Sketch, draw, paint, create layouts, edit photos and make videos with Adobe’s family of mobile apps. With Adobe CreativeSync, all your apps and assets are connected across your desktop and mobile devices, so you can do great work anywhere.

Adobe Learn Adobe Learn will be the new home for tutorials and other assets to help you create your best work.

Adobe Education Exchange program You can access free workshops, courses, and live events and free tutorials of Adobe applications and learn adobe products.

Adobe Expert Service Sessions

Student can leverage the benefits of expert Sessions. These sessions are one-on-one sessions that consists of a 30-minute phone call/remote call, scheduled by appointment at a time of your choosing, with one of Adobe's design experts, targeted to your organization’s location. The sessions are done using a screen sharing software if needed, that allow design experts to walk you through complex or new workflows.

Customer Success Manager

We have aligned dedicated CSM for you from Adobe, This CSM will ensure and assist you in most efficient and effective manner possible. CSM will help you achieve your objectives, and available to you directly.

Enterprise Support

Enterprise onboarding with IT Administrative Support and Deployment Assistance Team. Your 24X7 support team for all questions on product usage, technical support, and general assistance.