Digital literacy training program will benefit 10,000 students and teachers in Rajasthan, India
The Department of College Education in Rajasthan, India, allied with Microsoft to train 9,500 students and 500 faculty members from 50 colleges in four months. According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), this program will support educators in integrating technology into their classrooms to provide students with digital skills to improve their future opportunities.
Students participating in the program will receive certificates to showcase the qualifications they acquire. By documenting their achievements, organizers intend to provide employers with evidence of the skills learned by the students thus enhancing the employability of youth in the state. Educators will additionally receive access to free resources, tools and software through the Microsoft Educator Network, enabling them to participate in discussion groups and mentoring sessions.