What Job Creation Needs in India

With a new government at the helm, all eyes are...

3X Increase in Apprenticeship Stipend

This is being suggested by NITI Aayog to ramp up...

Making Skills Acquisition Relevant

Acquiring & Imparting skills- requiring an...

Tackling Informality in the Workforce with TVET

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

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...

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3X Increase in Apprenticeship Stipend

This is being suggested by NITI Aayog to ramp up the popularity of the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) both among candidates and reduce the financial burden on companies. The finance ministry has received a proposal to increase apprenticeship stipends...

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Making Skills Acquisition Relevant

Acquiring & Imparting skills- requiring an overhaul in K-12 education, vocational and technical education and on-the-job training- is part of a three-component framework which the Skilling India: No Time to Lose- NCAER 2018[i] report proposes to boost the...

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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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