NEWS

 

Skilling construction workers; Train the trainers

Haryana ITIs to Skill Construction Workers All ITIs in Haryana will soon offer courses to generate skilled artisans in construction-related work such as bricklaying, wood cutting, iron mongering, plumbing, tiles, and paint. This was stated by Haryana Finance Minister...

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Articles

Training the Trainer – Often Overlooked?

With much being written and spoken about a severe skills shortage in the country it is easy to overlook the role of vocational trainers in the skilling framework. ‘Investing in building the capacity of vocational trainers, certifying and motivating them and creating a...

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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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Why Do We Need Skill Development Indicators?

Skill development has come into the fore in recent years with renewed gusto in the face of a severe skills shortage and low employability figures. What role do skill development indicators play? Building skills is an expensive affair central to which is good data on...

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case studies

 

How Organisations Can Become Temples of Skilling

Indian organizations are veritable fertile grounds of skilling and knowledge sharing. Private sector forms 75% of India's investment demand according to an HSBC (2016) report.  The transformational effects of in-house corporate skill development programs through...

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Why apprenticeship makes long term sense

Yogesh is a practicing HR Professional with over 24 years of experience in Hospitality, Retail and Real Estate Industry. His experience spans multiple roles and assignments across operations and HR domain. Yogesh is currently engaged as Customer Care Associate and...

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policy

 

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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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...

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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...

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Research

 

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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Engineering Graduates Score Higher on Employability Than MBA

These are the findings of the India Skills Report 2019 prepared by Wheebox, People Strong and CII in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, All India Council for Technical Education and the Association of Indian Universities. The report cites that...

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India Skills Report – The 2019 Roadmap to Skilling

The sixth edition of the India Skills Report (2019)[i] provides insight into emerging trends and changes in the Indian jobs and skills marketplace from both demand and supply sides in skill capabilities in the country. The report states findings from over 3 lakh...

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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

Skilling construction workers; Train the trainers

Haryana ITIs to Skill Construction Workers All ITIs in Haryana will soon offer courses to generate skilled artisans in construction-related work such as bricklaying, wood cutting, iron mongering, plumbing, tiles, and paint. This was stated by Haryana Finance Minister...

Engineering Graduates Score Higher on Employability Than MBA

These are the findings of the India Skills Report 2019 prepared by Wheebox, People Strong and CII in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, All India Council for Technical Education and the Association of Indian Universities. The report cites that...

Odisha On a Skill Building Mission

Declaring Odisha as having “one of the most progressive startup policies”, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is aiming to place the state in the top three start-up hubs by lending support to a minimum of 1,000 startups by 2020. This was stated in Make in Odisha,...

Study Finds 70% Youth Not Aware of Skilling Programmes

The newly released “Young India and Work” study by the Observer Research Foundation and World Economic Forum has found that an alarming percentage of youth are unaware of the government’s skill-building programmes. This is despite the fact that over seventy percent of...

ARTICLES

Training the Trainer – Often Overlooked?

With much being written and spoken about a severe skills shortage in the country it is easy to overlook the role of vocational trainers in the skilling framework. ‘Investing in building the capacity of vocational trainers, certifying and motivating them and creating a...

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...

Why Do We Need Skill Development Indicators?

Skill development has come into the fore in recent years with renewed gusto in the face of a severe skills shortage and low employability figures. What role do skill development indicators play? Building skills is an expensive affair central to which is good data on...

Engineering Graduates Score Higher on Employability Than MBA

These are the findings of the India Skills Report 2019 prepared by Wheebox, People Strong and CII in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, All India Council for Technical Education and the Association of Indian Universities. The report cites that...

India Skills Report – The 2019 Roadmap to Skilling

The sixth edition of the India Skills Report (2019)[i] provides insight into emerging trends and changes in the Indian jobs and skills marketplace from both demand and supply sides in skill capabilities in the country. The report states findings from over 3 lakh...

CASE STUDIES

How Organisations Can Become Temples of Skilling

Indian organizations are veritable fertile grounds of skilling and knowledge sharing. Private sector forms 75% of India's investment demand according to an HSBC (2016) report.  The transformational effects of in-house corporate skill development programs through...

Why apprenticeship makes long term sense

Yogesh is a practicing HR Professional with over 24 years of experience in Hospitality, Retail and Real Estate Industry. His experience spans multiple roles and assignments across operations and HR domain. Yogesh is currently engaged as Customer Care Associate and...

Serving up a successful apprenticeship program in hospitality

In a career spanning more than 19 years, Mr. Hemant Jaiswal has spent over 11 years in key positions in the Hospitality sector. Currently, as Director of Human Resources, he manages HR and IR functions at the Flagship hotel, Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai.    ...

POLICY

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...

What’s in it for businesses to engage with apprenticeships?

The Indian apprenticeship landscape has been marred by low participation rate owing to a host of reasons- not least, reluctance on industry to engage apprentices. This is our clarion call to encourage you to consider starting an apprenticeship programme and make skill...

RESEARCH

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...

Engineering Graduates Score Higher on Employability Than MBA

These are the findings of the India Skills Report 2019 prepared by Wheebox, People Strong and CII in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, All India Council for Technical Education and the Association of Indian Universities. The report cites that...

India Skills Report – The 2019 Roadmap to Skilling

The sixth edition of the India Skills Report (2019)[i] provides insight into emerging trends and changes in the Indian jobs and skills marketplace from both demand and supply sides in skill capabilities in the country. The report states findings from over 3 lakh...

Vocational Training and Apprenticeship opportunities in Logistics

Welcome back to our blog series on Opportunities in the Challenges in the Service Sector The 2016-17 Annual Report commissioned by the National Skill Development Corporation has identified incremental human resource requirement of 103.4 million across 24 high priority...

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.