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April 20, 2018


Outdated curriculum, low teacher quality, lack of accounting and monitoring mechanisms key reason for failure of education and skill development initiatives : CII-KPMG Report

New Delhi : Outdated curriculum, inadequate infrastructure facilities, low teacher quality, lack of accounting and monitoring mechanisms, and skewed pupil-teacher ratio are among the key reasons for falling outcomes in the field of education and skill development, says a new report by CII-KPMG. The report, tilted ‘Improving learning outcomes by raising in-class teacher effectiveness’, points

KPMG’s number of apprenticeship hires reaches record high

London : KPMG, historically known for recruiting oodles of university graduates, today revealed a 40 per cent jump in the number of apprenticeship hires and now KPMG will continue to invest in regional business by offering 118 new apprenticeship roles. The Big Four accountant said a recruitment drive meant its 2017 apprenticeship intake was 181,

बेरोजगारों के लिए बड़ी खुशखबरीः दूरसंचार क्षेत्र में 2018 में होंगी 30 लाख नई नौकरियां

देश में 4जी तकनीक के आने, डेटा के उपभोग में वृद्धि, बाजार में नई कंपनियों के आने, डिजिटल वॉलेट शुरू होने और स्मार्टफोन की लोकप्रियता में इजाफा होने से प्रौद्योगिकी की मांग में लगातार इजाफा हो रहा है, जिससे दूरसंचार क्षेत्र में रोजगार के मौके बढ़ रहे हैं और 2018 में इस क्षेत्र में 30

Government will soon rate Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country : Secretary Skill Development

New Delhi : The government may soon rate Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the country on the basis of their voluntary self-assessment validated by a third party, a move that is expected to substantially enhance the quality of skills training imparted in these institutions. Officials said the star ratings will be used to determine government

“NSDC to review target of skilling 150 million Indians by 2022”, make it more ‘realistic’ : Manish Kumar, CEO NSDC

New Delhi : The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) plans to review its target of providing vocational skills to 150 million Indians by 2022. The aim is to set a more realistic and achievable target. NSDC is in talks with the government to set a new target, Manish Kumar, managing director and chief executive officer,

टेलीकॉम सेक्टर स्किल काउंसिल तथा ऑस्ट्रेलिया इंडिया स्किल मिषन 2017 से जुड़े एक्सपर्ट्ज़ के बीच हुए करार

गुडगांव : ऑस्ट्रेलिया से आए 40 डेलीगेट ने उदय टेलीकॉम कमटेक इंस्टीट्यूट का दौरा किया ”ऑस्ट्रेलिया इंडिया स्किल मिषन 2017ÓÓ के तहत ऑस्ट्रेलिया के आए गणमान्य व्यक्तियों ने आज गुडगांव के सेक्टर 44 स्थित उदय टेलीकॉम, कमटेक इंस्टीट्यूट का दौरा किया और भारत में चल रहे दुनियां के सबसे बड़े स्किल इंडिया मिषन 2017 का

Almost half Australia’s graduates leave university without the skills for a job

Only every second person graduating from Australian universities feel confident they have the right skills needed for a job. GradAustralia, a start-up helping graduates find employment, surveyed 14,000 students across 38 universities for its Top 100 Graduate Employers publication. Only 56% of those surveyed agreed with the statement: “My course provides me with the skills necessary

“Didi”, “Bai”, “Ayah” and “Maali” to have new ‘Identifying Term’ to bestow respectability, dignity of domestic workers : Manish Kumar, CEO, NSDC

New Delhi : Hoping to enhance their respect, the government wants to do away with tags such as “didi”, “bai”, “ayah” and “maali” and is looking for a new term for ‘domestic workers’. “Domestic workers or help is a value-loaded term and often has negative connotations,” says Manish Kumar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer,

To determine employability, AICTE planning for mandatory ‘Exit Examination’ for engineering students

New Delhi : Engineering students of both government and private institutions might soon have to write a mandatory exit examination in their final year. Their performance in this examination is likely to determine their employability, as the government plans to share their scores with prospective employers. Concerned about the quality of engineering students graduating every

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