Open P-TECH is a free digital education platform focused on workplace learning and digital skills. The platform, based on the industry leading P-TECH program, equips students and educators of 14 a 20 years with fundamental technological competencies.
Training in technologies such as AI, cloud computing and cybersecurity, along with professional skills, como Design Thinking, that are highly valued in the market, distinguish Open P-TECH. Offers content in English, Portuguese and spanish.
“As the pandemic accelerates digital transformation, new ways of learning must keep pace if we are to equip all young people with skills relevant to the digital age and the marketplace”said Ginni Rometty , CEO of IBM.
First released by IBM in 2011, the P-TECHEl (Pathways to Technology Early College High School) has been adopted in 220 schools in 24 countries with more than 150.000 students and 600 corporate partners.
Open P-TECH scales the most essential workplace readiness elements of the P-TECH program and makes them available to more students than ever before.
Open P-TECH offers modules for students and teachers that include courses on emerging technologies and courses on professional competencies., both lead to free digital badges that students can share on their online resumes.
Open P-TECH is now available to students and teachers around the world.