Description of Challenge
Recent trends show that by 2030, over half of the world’s young people – 825 million – will lack the basic skills needed for employment. Surveys on New Skills at Work by JP Morgan Chase & Co show that the ways in which business engage in workforce development and the ambitions and aspirations of young people are mismatched.
Quality skills learning for everyone everywhere. We leverage on web & mobile technology to create an African society where rare skills are found in common people. Getting relevant soft skills in the hands of young Africans through their mobile devices. SkillStudy target job seekers to update their skills and working young professionals to become competitive by being skillful. SkillStudy make relevant soft skills accessible and affordable to millions of students, job seekers, young professionals across Africa. High school graduates who can afford university education, job seekers who need employability skills to compete in the job market, young professionals who need workplace efficiency skills to effective in the ever changing market place, entrepreneurs who need enterprise development skills to scale their businesses.
EdTech startup focusing on transforming & Increasing access to education in Africa by empowering Africans everywhere with relevant skills. SkillStudy is focused on reinventing skills development in Africa. SkillStudy brings together learners, skills experts and lecturers in skills development space together to share and discuss educational lessons without difficulties in distance as long as they have internet access. With SkillStudy, African young people can reach their full potentials, better adapt to the future work force, become dynamic and flexible with the fleeting nature of technology. Learners can access the e-learning portal through the app which can be downloaded to any mobile device and through the web platform.
4 years ago the Founder of SkillStudy founded The Centre for Entrepreneurship Leadership & Business Development (CELBMD) Africa to provide world class professional skills to Africans in the areas of employability, workplace efficiency, enterprise development, leadership and technology. CELBMD Africa have been able to train and equip 8750+ in 26 African countries with relevant skills but now we want to leverage on web & mobile app technology to do more in this area and with speed and accuracy.