DUBLIN, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Shaw Academy, the world's largest live online educator, and GetCertGo Learning, India's biggest educational content distributor, have announced a partnership to provide live learning courses focused on developing practical skills to thousands of job seekers across India. The agreement will give users access to a wide range of discounted and free courses on subjects including Digital Marketing, Graphic Design, and Leadership & Development.
A key aspect of the collaboration will see students who take a Shaw Academy course entitled to a VSkills certification upon completion. VSkills is India's largest government certification with over two and half million successful graduates.
GetCertGo partner with leading course providers to offer the highest quality, career focused online short courses. Working with the top job portals in India GetCertGo are in the unique position to upskill users while also providing a national certification through VSkills.
Shaw Academy, who entered the Indian market in 2016 via strategic partnerships, have to date taught over 500,000 students. A key element to its success is the live delivery of its courses. Students upon choosing a relevant subject can interact in real time with educators enabling a one to one learning experience that is also delivered at scale. The benefits of live education ensure subjects cover the most up to date trends thus boosting student completion rates and NPS scores.
GetCertGo aim is to provide courses to equip students with workplace-ready skills and knowledge, that are both industry relevant and current.
Speaking about the partnership Vicky Sarin, Co-Founder, GetCertGo said,
"Our goal is to help working professionals in India acquire new skills and advance their careers. This innovative partnership with Shaw Academy combines addressing these needs and more importantly giving Indian professionals a solution to enhance their careers."
Shaw Academy who have reached over three million students globally curate courses to accelerate building practical skills. Subscribers registering for their chosen subject will be taken on a journey that will focus on their outcome, by fully tailoring information based on subject matter choice, experience level and desired career path
CEO and Founder of Shaw Academy James Egan said of the partnership,
"We are delighted to be working with GetCertGo and delivering impact to Indian job seekers. Shaw Academy aim to provide a solution to our partners and by building our live courses with the VSkills certification we plan to help as many students as possible achieve their goals."
SOURCE Shaw Academy