The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) on Aug 31 signed a partnership agreement with Adobe to provide access to Adobe Express in 10K+ institutions for next two years. Over 75,000 faculty memebrs in these instiutons will benefit as under the agreement, Adobe will offer courses and expertise for upskilling educators, and integrate digital creativity into the curriculum.
Adobe Express is a new web and mobile-based app that makes it easy for everyone, independent of skill level, to create and communicate their ideas through great design. With thousands of templates customized for education, Adobe Express helps teachers facilitate more engaging instruction, while giving students helpful starting points to create and share everything from science fair posters to infographics, presentations, videos and much more.
The agreement was signed in commemoration of 75 years of an independent and progressive India, in the presence of Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE and Ms. Prativa Mohapatra, Vice President & Managing Director, Adobe India.
Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, said: “In a world that’s increasingly running on digital, there is a growing need for skilling, re-skilling and up-skilling across the entire educational spectrum. The government has been focused on spreading digital literacy and creating a future ready workforce, and is pleased to announce AICTE’s partnership with Adobe to help educators and students across the country learn and use the latest digital creative tools for long term success.”
Prativa Mohapatra, Vice President & Managing Director, Adobe India, said, “Adobe is the leader in creativity – a critical skill for the future workforce. Through our collaboration with AICTE, we intend to double down on building a strong skilling ecosystem in the country and empower educators and students with new age skills to thrive in the post pandemic digital first world.”