India Inc’s skill shortage crisis has a solution

Giving apprenticeships a prodigious shot in the...

Getting Apprenticeship Recruitment Right

“When done properly, apprenticeships are an...

Unlocking Apprenticeships as a Work-Based Approach to Skilling

There exist different kinds of work-based models...

Tackling Informality in the Workforce with TVET

‘The high incidence of informality in all its...

India Inc’s skill shortage crisis has a solution

Giving apprenticeships a prodigious shot in the arm, two industry experts expound on the remarkable qualities of apprenticeships in enabling a largely lackluster Indian workforce to crossover to the realms of increased productivity and consequently a higher return on...

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Getting Apprenticeship Recruitment Right

“When done properly, apprenticeships are an excellent way to reach out to a wide talent pool and allow employers to grow their own, ensuring they have the future skills their organisation needs to succeed.” Katerina Rüdiger, former Head of Skills and Policy Campaigns,...

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Tackling Informality in the Workforce with TVET

‘The high incidence of informality in all its forms has multiple adverse consequences for workers, enterprises, and societies and is, in particular, a major challenge for the realization of decent work for all and sustainable and inclusive development.’ Rafael Diez de...

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Regulation Change to Strengthen Skills Based Work

There is a lot of noise around the skills-jobs predicament that severely impedes India’s economic prosperity ambitions. Rightly so, given that an estimated 5 million youth are out of work at any given point of time and of the 12-15 million youth approximated to enter...

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Engaging Employers Locally

World-over there has been a steadily growing interest in apprenticeships as a path to employment and increasing skills in youth. Not surprising, given that around 73.3 million people aged 15-29 and a fifth of all young people in the European Union are unemployed and...

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Role of Quality Assurance in TVET

Quality assurance in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is an indisputable pillar of a robust apprenticeship and skills based ecosystem. However, quality assurance being an involved process requiring close thoughtful attention to every stage of the...

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Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships – A NETAP Event

India Apprenticeship Forum and NETAP Take Centre Stage The National Employability through Apprenticeship Program (NETAP) and the India Apprenticeship Forum (IAF) partnered to organise a felicitous interactive discussion on “Leveraging the Power of Apprenticeships for...

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Removing Barriers for Employers to Engage in Apprenticeships

This is a follow on from our earlier blog Barriers to Engaging in Apprenticeships- Employer Perspective. We saw that constraints to participating in apprenticeships are different for MSMEs (micro, small and medium enterprises)-in comparison to large organisations-...

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