Online learning providers have seen a growth in enrolments, both from professionals and students, on their platforms besides a significant increase in the number of new instructors over the past six months. This has been largely prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to learners opting for online courses.
“In the last few months, we have witnessed a rise of 200 per cent in the enrolments on our platform. In addition to this, the number of new instructors has also gone up by 125 per cent as now they have more time at their disposal,” said Irwin Anand, Managing Director, Udemy India.
Currently, edtech businesses are seeing a boom. These testing times have led to reinforcement that what the company is doing will be more relevant even when the pandemic is over, he added.
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