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upGrad joins hands with Agora to build new learning platform

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Amid coronavirus outbreak, all the schools and educational institutions are shut down till further notice. The students and teachers are suffering in the lockdown. India’s leading online higher education provider, upGrad has joined hands with Agora.io. The Agora.in, is country leading voice, video and live streaming platform.

The new upGrad Live platform, which is built to replicate a real-time classroom learning experience for upGrad learners by providing greater interactivity, real-time doubt resolution, in-class concept check & session analytics.

upGrad has created some most advanced online programs to help thousands of professionals.

“At upGrad we have taken a strong shift to Learning Experience 2.0 which will be largely driven by the core objective of delivering personalisation and outcomes for our learners. We had evaluated several possible solutions but chose Agora.io because it is reliable and delivers high-quality content despite network, mobile and geographical challenges. A huge deciding factor in choosing Agora was their dedicated local team that continuously stays on top of their game, striving to ensure the very best of services rendered,” said Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD, upGrad.

Tony Wang, Co-founder, Agora.io, said “Our partnership with upGrad is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with an innovative and ever-evolving company that is focused on providing an immersive and engaging platform for professionals to keep themselves updated as they advance in their respective careers.”

Wang also said, “Providing innovative, real time engagement solutions in a demanding and fast-growing environment remains a priority as we expand in the region.”

Supporting in the cause of lockdown, upGrad has announced free access of the platform to all colleges, universities, NGOs and Government bodies.

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