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Google and Assam Government work together to support digitally led learning and skill development for students and youth in the State

Google will assist the government's efforts to digitise schools via Google for Education to boost student learning outcomes.

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In order to help and expedite the Government of Assam’s objective to foster digital growth and development in the State, Google has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Along with providing scholarships, Google will work with the Assam Skill Development Mission to offer Google Career Certificates to young people in Assam (ASDM). It will also provide School-aged children’s digital citizenship and online safety programmes.

As part of this new initiative, Google will work with the Assam Government’s Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship Department (SEED) to strengthen school digitization efforts with digital tools and solutions to support teaching and learning, as well as to promote the fundamentals of online safety and digital citizenship to schoolchildren through the “Be Internet Awesome” programme.

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In accordance with the MoU, Google and the Assam government will work together to:

Using the collaborative technologies of Google for Education, provide digital education to public schools: All teachers and students in the State will have access to Google Workspace for Education – Fundamentals through Google for Education, along with teacher preparation and certification, as part of the State’s collaboration in education digitization efforts and support of digital learning in schools across Assam. The “Read Along” software from Google will assist elementary school pupils in learning and developing their reading abilities in a secure and independent manner.

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Scholarships for Google Career Certificates for young people: Google will work with ASDM to offer grants and comprehensive training to help children prepare for the demand for digital talent. In high demand industries including IT Support, IT Automation, Project Management, Data Analytics, UX Design, and Digital Marketing & Ecommerce, the programme will assist qualified candidates in pursuing Google Career Certificates. Through a recruiting pool that accepts the certifications, these learners will also have access to firms who have a continuous need for these abilities.

The “Be Internet Awesome” programme should be used to promote digital citizenship and online safety throughout all schools: With the use of an interactive curriculum, Google will provide teachers with the training they need to teach children the skills they need to be safe and smart online.

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Google and the State Government have previously worked together to expand internet access throughout Assam and assist the government’s initiatives for women’s empowerment, online safety, skill development, and universal education. As part of a cooperative endeavour by Google, Indian Railways, and RailTel, Dibrugarh train station became India’s 400th WiFi-enabled railway station in 2018. Assamese was most recently added to the list of languages that Google Translate supports.

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Komila Singh
Komila Singhhttp://www.gadgetbridge.com
Komila is one of the most spirited tech writers at Gadget Bridge. Always up for a new challenge, she is an expert at dissecting technology and getting to its core. She loves to tinker with new mobile phones, tablets and headphones.

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