Offering impetus to Skill India Mission, the partnership aims to create better learners and make learning engaging by empowering teachers and trainers
New Delhi / Bengaluru, December 10th, 2020: BYJU’S, India’s largest EdTech company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), to support the skilling of teachers and trainers. Sharing a vision to accelerate Skill India Mission, the partners aim at empowering teachers and trainers with the key skills and digital tools to make learning engaging, effective and personalised for children and youth.
BYJU’S will be supporting NSDC by providing free access to its educational content and tools to help the teachers. Additionally, BYJU’S will share its digital educational content (scholastic and non-scholastic) as free licences with the NSDC ecosystem to equip teachers and students for a quality learning experience.
Under this partnership, eskill India- NSDC’s digital skilling initiative, will assist BYJU’S in enhancing the awareness and adoption of its digital tools as well as enable stakeholders in the NSDC ecosystem to utilize resources provided by BYJU’s digital interventions.
Speaking on the partnership, Byju Raveendran, Founder & CEO, BYJU’S, said, “At BYJU’S, our overarching goal has always been to make quality content accessible for students and provide teachers with the right content to foster the best learning outcomes for students across the country. We are delighted to partner with NSDC, a proven force that has contributed immensely to the skilling needs in India. This association will further the Digital India vision and boost online learning that has become an integral part of mainstream learning now. This collaboration will go a long way in empowering teachers and trainers and help them succeed in a digital economy.”
Commenting on the collaboration,Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC, said, “Digital learning is emerging as one of the most important tools in modernizing education and skill training. As the skill development ecosystem is evolving from a brick-and-mortar model to a blended model, NSDC is delighted to partner with BYJU’S for professional development of trainers that support powerful teaching and learning.”
Source: Business World