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Component of vocational livelihood into education

Dr. K.P. Krishnan, a senior member of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India at a summit themed “Reimagining the future of Higher Education” emphasized on the importance of integration of various aspects of education with the...

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Articles

Best Practices of Performance Appraisal for apprenticeship

Performance appraisal has become one of the critical aspects of workforce management in the corporate world. It is universally used to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of the apprentices and employees alike. In organizations where apprentices are trained,...

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Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation.  This puts them in a dire position of not being able to find their desired employment. Among low and middle-income families, informal employment has come to dominate young people’s...

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policy

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation.  This puts them in a dire position of not being able to find their desired employment. Among low and middle-income families, informal employment has come to dominate young people’s...

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How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organizations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines "Apprenticeship as a kind of job training that involves following and studying a master of the trade on the job...

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Research

7 common misconceptions about apprenticeship

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of apprenticeship? Is it cheap labour, manual work, low wages or alternate education for students who are not regular school-goers? If you are a Recruitment/Talent Acquisition or an HR professional, you...

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How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organizations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines "Apprenticeship as a kind of job training that involves following and studying a master of the trade on the job...

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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

India seeks to emulate the German vocational training system

Minister of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, K.P. Krishnan has signed an agreement with German Company Siemens and Germany’s ministry of economic cooperation and development (BMZ) with a view to making progressive changes in the Indian education ecosystem. The...

Component of vocational livelihood into education

Dr. K.P. Krishnan, a senior member of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India at a summit themed “Reimagining the future of Higher Education” emphasized on the importance of integration of various aspects of education with the...

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation.  This puts them in a dire position of not being able to find their desired employment. Among low and middle-income families, informal employment has come to dominate young people’s...

Vocational training as an alternative education system

The current educational system in India is theory-based and does not emphasize nurturing practical 'on-the-job' skills. Vocational training on the other hand targets developing specific skill sets in people in which expertise can be gained with hands-on practice and...

ARTICLES

Best Practices of Performance Appraisal for apprenticeship

Performance appraisal has become one of the critical aspects of workforce management in the corporate world. It is universally used to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of the apprentices and employees alike. In organizations where apprentices are trained,...

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation.  This puts them in a dire position of not being able to find their desired employment. Among low and middle-income families, informal employment has come to dominate young people’s...

7 common misconceptions about apprenticeship

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of apprenticeship? Is it cheap labour, manual work, low wages or alternate education for students who are not regular school-goers? If you are a Recruitment/Talent Acquisition or an HR professional, you...

CASE STUDIES

Part II – Deconstructing the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019

As the conversations around apprenticeships start getting more intense, we at India Apprenticeship Forum would like to revisit the Apprenticeship Stipend Primer 2019, brought out by NETAP [National Employability Through Apprenticeship Program] and TeamLease Skills...

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...

POLICY

Youth employability challenges in India

Young men and women today are subject to extreme market volatility and inflation.  This puts them in a dire position of not being able to find their desired employment. Among low and middle-income families, informal employment has come to dominate young people’s...

How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organizations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines "Apprenticeship as a kind of job training that involves following and studying a master of the trade on the job...

India joins hands with Germany to strengthen its skill agenda

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed two major agreements with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany recently. One DoI was with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for Cooperation in the...

Skill Training – indispensable to job excellence

Labour resource or workforce management has been ranked as the most critical business activity for seven years consecutively by 2019 Research Gate study on HRM. Training your workers can be an all-consuming activity, costing you both time and resources. Before you go...

What Job Creation Needs in India

With a new government at the helm, all eyes are turned towards making India the Skill Capital of the world and reaping benefits from the huge demographic dividend the country is blessed with. From Skill India to Digital India, a plethora of skilling initiatives were...

RESEARCH

7 common misconceptions about apprenticeship

What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of apprenticeship? Is it cheap labour, manual work, low wages or alternate education for students who are not regular school-goers? If you are a Recruitment/Talent Acquisition or an HR professional, you...

How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organizations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines "Apprenticeship as a kind of job training that involves following and studying a master of the trade on the job...

Making organizations more effective with employee empowerment

Employee empowerment – this two-word phrase has a lot of strength and power in it. In simple words, it is a strategy and philosophy of an organization that gives its employees leverage to make decisions in their respective roles. It is a powerful strategy for an...

Dropout students as the focus of corporates

35% of Indian students are school dropouts. Of an initial enrolment of 100 students, on an average, only 70 finish school in India. While the number of students in the elementary education level is high (94), many drop out during the secondary level (with 75 left)....

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.