Amazon Academy: Amazon to close down on-line studying academy in India
The Amazon Academy platform, launched early final yr amid a increase in digital studying through the COVID-19 pandemic, supplied teaching for aggressive exams together with Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), which permits entry into high engineering schools throughout India.
Primarily based on an evaluation, the ecommerce big mentioned in a press release that it had made the choice to discontinue Amazon Academy “in a phased method to handle present prospects”.
The winding down comes at a time when a number of edtech corporations are reeling underneath the strain of colleges and training centres reopening throughout India after Covid-19-induced lockdowns.
Final month, business chief Byju’s had mentioned it will lay off 2,500 staff because it pushes to show worthwhile.
Different gamers Unacademy, Toppr, WhiteHat Jr, and Vedantu had additionally introduced layoffs earlier this yr, as per native media experiences.
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