The ‘atingi’ eAcademy is a digital learning platform, providing users with the opportunity to develop their knowledge in the tourism and hospitality sector. Introduced by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the e-learning platform caters to anyone interested in upskilling their knowledge on tourism and hospitality-related topics including line staff, management professionals, job seekers and students. The educational content ‘atingi’ provides is geared towards improving vocational training and employability of Sri Lankans for jobs of the future, a spokesman said.
The ‘atingi’ eAcademy has more than 40 interactive courses free of charge, based on topics within the tourism and hospitality sector. Each immersive course offers new skills and knowledge relevant for both industry professionals as well as learners who are looking to enter the industry. Learners can enroll into a course that fits their individual need and existing knowledge, he added.
The platform is flexible and allows learners to use any device of their choice for the learning process. The platform is accessible 24/7, allowing users to learn at a preferred pace either on their own or with their peers, with guidance from tutors. Upon the successful conclusion of each course module, users are awarded with a digital certificate, he further said.
More information about the ‘atingi’ eAcademy, can be accessed on their website https://www.atingi.org