NSDC, WiselyWise partner to skill youth in AI
Hyderabad National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and WiselyWise, a leading Global Ed-Tech from Singapore, announced the learning initiative in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enable skilling of Indian youth.
As part of this collaboration, WiselyWise has integrated its WiseCentral AI Education platform with NSDC's E-learning portal, E-skill India to provide access to free AI courses and paid age-appropriate affordable courses in multiple regional languages including Hindi, Marathi, thus ensuring everyone can learn AI without barriers.
Learners will be able to customize their learning path depending on their interests and career prospects. These paths are custom developed for K-12 school students, college students and adult learners, in close collaboration with global AI leaders, practitioners and academic partners. This provides a great head-start to students across age-groups to upskill for the AI future, in choosing higher education options and getting ready for lucrative careers.
Chandra Kumar, Founder and CEO, WiselyWise, said, "Working with leading corporations we realized the digital divide is a huge challenge to overcome in the AI Future. Closing the divide needs education intervention in the early years of a student and continuous investments in life-long learning of AI skills. Our partnership with NSDC brings AI to the doorstep of all learners in an easy-to-use online learning platform."
Vandana Bhatnagar, Chief Program Officer, NSDC, said: "The Indian industry is undergoing a paradigm shift due to rapid evolution of digital technology. This digital transformation is sector and function agnostic and is increasingly driven by the use of AI technologies. There is a critical need for digitally skilled professionals to keep pace with this transformation. NSDC's partnership with WiselyWise will help address this critical skill gap."