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SWAYAM Plus Platform

  • 29 Feb 2024
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Source: PIB

Recently SWAYAM Plus Platform was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in New Delhi.

  • SWAYAM, the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform providing educational opportunities for a vast number of learners, was launched by the Ministry of Education in 2017.
  • Aligned with NEP 2020, SWAYAM Plus now offers industry-relevant courses to boost employability, with features like multilingual content, AI guidance, credit recognition, and pathways to employment, developed in collaboration with companies like L&T, Microsoft, CISCO, and others.
    • SWAYAM Plus primarily focuses on achieving the following:
      • Creating an ecosystem that supports professional and career development for learners, course providers, industry, academia, and strategic partners.
      • Implementing a system that acknowledges high-quality certifications and courses from top industry and academic partners.
      • Reaching a broad learner base nationwide, especially in tier 2 and 3 towns and rural areas, by providing employment-focused courses in various disciplines with vernacular language resources.

Read more: SWAYAM and SWAYAM Prabha

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