NCU’s rise to excellence
An elite group of Indian universities have good ratings as per the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Stars Ratings. The NorthCap University (NCU), Gurugram had the privilege to be part of this group. This was achieved by the university scoring an overall rating of 4 stars in QS Stars Ratings. QS ratings assess teaching excellence, state-of-the-art content, pedagogical approaches, and learning outcomes. NCU manages to score 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Academic Development, Online Learning, and Inclusiveness. The good rating might be due to its alliance with Arizona State University and Cintana Education. Such a rating gives NCU a global academic excellence. Read more.
DSEU’s industry-motivated curriculum
The Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University has begun to accept students for its very first batch. One of the major advantages of DSEU is its emphasis on partnerships with industries and relevant skilling. DSEU will start off with 39 programmes with their admissions beginning on Tuesday. This will include full-time and part-time diploma courses, undergraduate degree courses, B.Tech. programmes and two Masters programmes. DSEU aims to be a partner in upskilling and reskilling in India. The curriculum will be shaped according to industry requirements, guest lectures, internships will all be industry related. The Common Entrance Test will serve as the assessor in checking the eligibility for the current programmes. Read more.
Schwing Stetter aims to skill 10,000 individuals
Schwing Stetter is a manufacturer of concreting, construction, and mining equipment in India. This Monday, the company launched its first operator skill training program. The operator skill training program will occur at its manufacturing hub at Cheyyar in Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu. 10,000 individuals of nearby districts will be trained through its operator skill training program. Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC) has accredited the course. The operator skill training program will last for one month and hopes to make its participants more employable. IESC is affiliated to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Training in boom pumps, self-loading concrete mixers, and excavators will be provided for the acceted students. Read more.
Empowering women and children in backward communities
Saarthi Education is a non-profit found in 2017 by Ankit Arora. Saarthi Education aims to resolve poor education and women unemployment in urban poor communities. Saarthi Education provides direct-to-home service and help mothers and children of age 5 to 10 years. Community-based women provide a programme to mothers. These women are trained to become Saarthi’s Relationship Managers (RM). Currently Saarthi Education has helped 8000 children and 157 women. A WhatsApp-based intervention programme was launched during the pandemic to help children in urban poor communities. A diagnostic test is used to assess the education status of the children recruited into the programme. Read more.