Tackling Informality in the Workforce with TVET

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

Role of Quality Assurance in TVET

Quality assurance in Technical and Vocational...

Apprenticeships and the Digital Economy

As the skills training momentum gathers speed,...

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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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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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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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...

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Skilling the Workforce in Construction – The Need is NOW

“The building, construction and real estate sectors in India, currently employ around 33 million people. The bulk of that workforce, around 82.5%, constitutes of unskilled workers. Based on the growth expected in the infrastructure and real estate sectors, it is...

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Vocational Training in an Era of Digital Learning

The impact of digital learning such as online, multi-media and mobile content on education is far reaching as more universities and institutes adopt technology to offer a faster, more content rich and relevant access to material to its students. The ramifications of...

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Getting the Priorities Right

Future job creation rests heavily on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises at village and neighbourhood levels to thrive. Subroto Bagchi, Chairman of the Odisha Skill Development Authority opines that discussions around the impact of new age technologies on Indian...

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