- 12,500 Coding Trainers to be trained in three-years
- Will enable teaching Coding to millions of school children
BENGALURU : National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), India’s apex facilitator of skill development and vocational training for India’s youth, has empaneled WhiteHat Jr, a leading live one-on-one online learning platform, as its training partner to accelerate Skill India Mission. WhiteHat Jr, through this partnership, will contribute towards significantly increasing the talent pool of qualified coders to teach coding to children across the country.
NSDC, a public-private partnership organization, is tasked with carrying out initiatives that lay emphasis on training Indian youth in market-ready skills. With the advent of Industry 4.0, the demand for skilled workers is witnessing a surge in areas like Coding, Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and Robotics. The New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has laid emphasis on the introduction of vocational education and digital / IT-related skills in schools.
Whitehat Jr is one of the largest kids coding platforms in the country, encouraging IT learning and coding amongst students to prepare them for the new-age world. The partnership will encourage promoting learning and upskilling of teachers for the ecosystem.