89% women graduates inclined to gain digital literacy: Survey

89% women graduates inclined to gain digital literacy: Survey

Survey conducted  398 women graduates by EduBridge reveals that majority of women graduates are  inclined  towards gaining digital literacy. The survey goes on to show how the importance of being digitally literate has been fuelled more profitably involving a growing number of women in the sphere.

The workforce displays a growing requirement of digitally literate individuals. Prominent corporations are also encouraging the involvement of women in the workspace as a heterogeneous mix, makes for a compelling workforce enhancing returns. Many enterprises now invite women to join their workforce by vetting courses in collaboration with EdTech companies like EduBridge. The courses are specially designed for women. As soon as they are trained, they get suitably placed in a well-paying organization. The advantage of completing the course with the EdTech company is that they clarify doubts, they have live classes, which uses the instruction model of discussion, and trainers walk learners through real life experiences, that make them that much more confident to essay the desired role with ease when the resume working with the workforce.

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Some interesting Findings

  1. 94% women graduates (age 22-26 years) are signing up for programs that impart digital literacy. This goes on to show that if they start earlier on, they can apply for a better job prospect earlier on, and improve their chances of ascending the growth path faster.
  2. 85% of the respondents mothers are housewives. But 52% of the respondents are influenced by their mothers to sign up for a skilling program and improve their financial prospect.
  3. The 84% of the mothers of these respondents are educated in some way or the other. They do have basic literacy, and can read and write. This goes on to explain how a mother can be a positive influencer propelling their daughters to take to a skilling programme.
  4. The influence of friends and siblings is rated at 11% and 16% respectively, which is comparatively low. The reason to sign up for the course is also attributed to the income group that most respondents come from.
  5. 78% respondents come from an income group that earn less than 1 lakh per annum. This is well below the poverty line. They know well, that by taking to a legit skilling program their financial standing will improve by at least a 100% on a per annum basis.

Signing up for the program has a distinct motive. 72% of the respondents wanted to improve their skill and knowledge. This also goes on to state, that there are very few skilling bodies, who embody a systematic way of imparting insights on the subjects. 21% sign up for the program as they feel the skill-gap, and find it exceedingly difficult to make it to the job market, owing to a number of reasons. This goes on to state that acquiring a job is an ulterior motive for these respondents.

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