The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) and TeamLease EdTech have recently announced the launch of their ground-breaking platform, Apsche.TeamLeaseEdTech.com. This platform aims to revolutionize education by offering internship opportunities to students to graduating students, providing them with invaluable real-world training experiences alongside their formal education.
With a core focus on enhancing the employability of graduating students, this initiative seeks to bridge the gap between education and industry requirements. The platform is meticulously crafted to make students job-ready, ensuring a seamless transition from academia to the professional world.
In an effort to empower the youth, APSCHE and TeamLease EdTech have pledged to provide 50,000 internships across the state. Final-year graduation students across Andhra Pradesh will gain access to rewarding paid internship programmes, providing both financial incentives and invaluable, real-world professional experience. This project marks a significant shift from traditional internships to career starters, providing students with long-term career opportunities and a platform to launch their professional journeys.
Shantanu Rooj, Founder & CEO of TeamLease EdTech, stated on the initiative:
This project and platform are more than just On-Job-Training Programmes; it’s a gateway for students to transition smoothly from academia to industry. Our collaboration with APSCHE is a testament to our commitment to enhance employability and equip the youth of Andhra Pradesh with the skills and experience necessary for the evolving job market.
The project emphasizes the significance of practical experience in supplementing academic learning and is poised to be a game changer in the state’s higher education system. This programme’s paid internships are geared to satisfy the unique needs of many sectors, extending the possibilities for students to study and thrive in their chosen disciplines.
The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education is primarily a coordinating body between the University Grants Commission (UGC), the State Government and the Universities. It is the general duty of the Council to coordinate and determine standards in institutions of Higher Education, Research, Scientific and Technical Institutions by the guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission from time to time. The Act 16 of 1988 envisages three distinct functions (a) Planning and Coordination, (b) Academic Functions and (c) Advisory Functions.
Hemachandra Reddy, Chairman of APSCHE, added:
Through this platform, we ensure that students are academically qualified and industry-ready. This aligns perfectly with our goal of making Andhra Pradesh a hub of skilled and employable graduates ready to contribute effectively to the workforce.
TeamLease EdTech helps institutes improve the employability of their students through our Apprenticeship skilling programmes and helps Corporations upskill & reskill their workforce to enhance productivity and build a talent supply chain. The platform provides a modular multi-modal classroom model of learning that works across multiple classrooms – Online, Onsite, On-Job and Virtual to provide a seamless learning experience to the learner. It has an exclusive partnership with 40 of India’s largest universities across 16 Indian states, trains 3.5 Lakh students on its platform through 9 Indian languages, works with 4500 corporates in their upskilling/skilling initiatives and manages over 200 degree, diploma, and certificate programmes.