NEWS

NSDC MoU with Renault-Nissan

Renault-Nissan Alliance India and the NSDC have signed a memorandum of understanding for workforce training in the company’s Chennai plant. NSDC will lend support to Renault-Nissan to equip its workforce in emerging automotive manufacturing technology skills. To make...

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Articles

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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case studies

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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policy

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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Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

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Research

videos

Apprenticeship programs at Atkins

If you would like to pursue your dream of solving complex technical problems or would like to bring about change in the society through scientific means whether or not you are an engineer then Atkins is the place for you.

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NEWS

ASDC and TCS iON to Skill Youth for Auto Sector

Tata Consultancy Services’ strategic unit – TCS iON – and the Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) have partnered to support the ASDC’s efforts to standardise processes and scale skills training for the auto sector. TCS iON will closely work with ASDC to...

Haryana’s first Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing

Maruti Suzuki India Limited and the Haryana government have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish a model Industrial Training Institute (ITI), the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM), at Uncha Majra village in Gurugram.       | With an initial...

NSDC MoU with Renault-Nissan

Renault-Nissan Alliance India and the NSDC have signed a memorandum of understanding for workforce training in the company’s Chennai plant. NSDC will lend support to Renault-Nissan to equip its workforce in emerging automotive manufacturing technology skills. To make...

Apprenticeship Only Way Out to Boost Formal Employment

The current education system needs a drastic overhaul to integrate blended learning - classroom-based, earning whilst learning, online education, vocational training, and apprenticeships- to help India’s employability crisis. How else will India reach its target of 50...

The 3Es Vital for India’s Economic Progression

The 3Es Vital for India’s Economic Progression As India continues its jobs and unemployment debate, with new statistics and rhetoric at every stage, what are the factors that form the crux of the challenges to address the skills and jobs crises facing the country?...

ARTICLES

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...

Deconstructing the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019 – Part I

Skill building has taken centre stage what with India’s conundrum around jobs, employment and wages. Often overlooked is the significance of robust data on various skilling metrics or skill indicators without which all good intent is akin to a wild shot in the dark....

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...

CASE STUDIES

Deconstructing the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019 – Part I

Skill building has taken centre stage what with India’s conundrum around jobs, employment and wages. Often overlooked is the significance of robust data on various skilling metrics or skill indicators without which all good intent is akin to a wild shot in the dark....

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...

Do Employers See ROI in Apprenticeships?

‘For each dollar spent on apprenticeships, how many dollars are returned to the investor—the employer, the trainee, the government program, the union, or whoever paid for apprenticeships?’ ROI as a percentage seeks to answer the question, ‘Why should I hire...

How This Govt Program Is Changing Rural Odisha

This is the stuff dreams are made of. Poonam Kumari, daughter of a truck driver, went from being an unemployed high school graduate to earning Rs.20,000 a month with Café Coffee Day after a three-month coffee making training programme under the government’s Deen Dayal...

POLICY

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...

Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part II

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when formulating effective training programmes catered to specific population needs. In Part 1 of this...

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part I

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when formulating effective training programmes catered to specific population needs. Part 1 of this essay...

RESEARCH

Deconstructing the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019 – Part I

Skill building has taken centre stage what with India’s conundrum around jobs, employment and wages. Often overlooked is the significance of robust data on various skilling metrics or skill indicators without which all good intent is akin to a wild shot in the dark....

Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed, what with renewed government focus on workforce capacity building, how can apprenticeships stay relevant in the age of digital transformation? Digitisation can be loosely defined as the large scale proliferation and...

VIDEOS

Apprenticeship programs at Atkins

If you would like to pursue your dream of solving complex technical problems or would like to bring about change in the society through scientific means whether or not you are an engineer then Atkins is the place for you.