TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services, on Wednesday said it has partnered with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to provide its training partners access to digital skilling tools using TCS” iON Digital Glass Room.
The partnership aims to strengthen NSDC”s online content aggregation platform – eSkill India – through which it enables e-learning amongst skill seekers and will contribute towards strengthening the Skill India mission, TCS iON said in a statement.
“The TCS iON Digital Glass Room is a web-based digital education platform that empowers educators to engage with students in real-time by uploading and sharing their own lessons.”
“We are delighted to provide the TCS iON Digital Glass Room and the associated set of digital tools to NSDC’s training partners so that skilling can go on uninterrupted during the lockdown and the impact can be multiplied as the lockdown eases. It is our endeavor to empower training partners with all the necessary digital platforms so that they can open more training centers across the country and enable a larger set of students with the skills needed for the future workplace,” said Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON.
“In today’s disruptive environment, digital solutions provide live virtual classrooms and self-study courses, enabling continuity of training and learning. NSDC’s collaboration with TCS iON is aimed at facilitating innovative methods to promote skill training and access for learners,” said Dr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, NSDC.
The TCS iON Digital Glass Room is a web-based digital education platform that empowers educators to engage with students in real-time by uploading and sharing their own lessons, videos, worksheets, assignments and assessments, and using interactive methods like polls, debates, quizzes, surveys, and more. It also facilitates digital learning through groups or digital discussion rooms powered by the TCS iON Digital Learning platform. Over 4 million learners are currently using the platform. The offering is free for all training partners of NSDC who can directly register at https://iur.ls/DigitalGlassRoom