The Hero Group launched a premium Ed-Tech company – Hero Vired on Tuesday
For working professionals and higher education aspirants in India, The Hero Group launched a premium Ed-Tech company – Hero Vired on Tuesday, the group said in a statement.
To up-skill and reskill the professional community in the country and strengthen the talent pool with industry-ready employees, the new Ed-Tech venture will offer an end-to-end learning ecosystem.
Ranging from finance and related technologies, integrated programmes in data science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, full-stack development, game design, and entrepreneurial thinking and innovation, the Ed-Tech company aims to amplify the government’s vision of a self-reliant India by training professionals for Industry 4.1 with full time and part-time programmes.
The programmes will be conducted by the Ed-Tech venture in collaboration with leading global universities that include Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Singularity University and Codecademy.
“India currently faces a unique ’employability paradox’ where there is a shortage of highly skilled professionals, yet graduates find it difficult to secure suitable jobs due to lack of skill-sets that are imperative for Industry 4.1″, Akshay Munjal, Founder and CEO, Hero Vired said in the statement.
The government’s Digital India Initiative under the National Education Policy underlines the need for strengthening the online learning infrastructure that ensures equitable access to the highest-quality education for all learners and learning flexibility through the academic banking of credits”.
“Hero Vired is born from our experience as the Hero Group, the skills gaps that we see in the industry and our mission is to ensure that the young workforce can be mentored for overall professional development aimed at their future growth”, said Munjal.
Through gamification, interactive support, peer to peer communication, high-quality content and high-engagement-driven online instructor-led classes, the new Ed-Tech platform will make learning impactful.
“At Hero Vired, we aim to provide a premium learning experience, with a heavy emphasis on a personalised mentor-mentee interaction environment, to drive improved career outcomes and opportunities”, said Munjal.