eMaester plans to create an army of 50,000 women trainers by 2025
eMaester, a start-up EdTech company has introduced a unique program that would help train educated women to become certified trainers and educators. This is expected to help women, who often find it difficult to take up full time jobs in the corporate sector, due to various reasons, to find meaningful engagement and become educators and online tutors.
With eMaesters innovative program targeted women, they can now get trained and acquire skills along with globally recognized certifications for teaching.
eMaesters has a focus on upskilling and teaching skills that will be in high demand in the future. It aims at providing employment opportunities to millions of previously employed and unemployed women in India offering a definite career path as a teacher within the comfort of their home.
Often women find it difficult to take up full-time jobs. Lack of flexible timings, social and family considerations and challenges related to work and family life balance are some of the reasons that prevent larger presence of women in the labour market. Apart from that there are other reasons also could be cited as low female participation in labour force such as lack of training in emerging technologies and use of digital tools and mediums for instance.
eMaester programs targets at enhancing India’s female Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR). Enhanced Female LFPR contributes significantly to economic development, economic empowerment of women, better education and nutrition for children and families. The programe eMaestr targets not just women from the cities and urban India but would also educated women from across the rural India and villages as well.
Ufaber’s eMaester: Higher earning potential and career progression
eMaester training program trains in varied and diverse domains. Certification programs are available for IELTS, UPSC, k12 education and STEM skills.
Ufaber’s eMaester is built around the core concept of providing flexibility to women, so they can effortlessly juggle between their professional and personal life. Certified eMaester trainers get guaranteed teach-from-home opportunities, a steady career progression and a consistent higher income earning opportunity.
The program is designed to upskill trainers at two levels:
- Upping the knowledge quotient and second
- Soft skills required to manage students
Network of teachers and educators
Furthermore, eMaesters trainers are part of a larger community of teachers, where educators get opportunities to interact and learn from each other. eMaesters have a steady flow of students and have the required Content and technology support needed for teaching. The strong growth of ufaber is being driven by the expert team of eMaesters who are trained to be Subject Matter Experts.
With the Certification program, eMaester builds a network of high-quality teachers who would be an integral part of the Educational ecosystem. The certification course can be availed at an affordable fee. An eMaester starts as a trainer and can progress to roles such as Curriculum Managers.
The potential earning/revenue that a trainer can earn each month is anywhere between INR 15k to 35k.
Maathangi Iyer, spokesperson for the eMaester programme says that special efforts are taken to keep the training modules updated to ensure high quality training. In addition to that there would be refresher courses once every 2 months for both certified trainers .
According to her, if a UPSC examination is a head start for A-class government job, eMaester opens a window of opportunities as an online teacher.