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...

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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All Hands On Deck

Why are vast numbers of India’s engineers and MBAs not employable? Social stigma, perceived low value of vocational training and our obsession with traditional education have paid a heavy price. India is one of the youngest nations in the world with over 62 percent of...

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Right to skill, Agripreneurs, The Act East Policy and more

Right to Skill - a fundamental right for youth Chhattisgarh has led the way in being the first and only state in India to initiate a ‘Right of Youth to Skill Development Act’ in 2013 shifting responsibility to the state machinery to arm any individual between the ages...

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Skilling Opportunities in Electronics

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology recently released a draft of the National Policy on Electronics 2018 (NPE), which aims to achieve a turnover of USD 400 billion in the domestic electronics manufacturing industry by 2025. The focus is towards a...

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Work-based learning for apprenticeship

Cedefop tries to provide quality apprenticeship programmes for improving skill building in order to work on the imbalance in the labour sector across European Markets. Cedefop tries to work within policy frameworks that are relevant to different countries within...

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Five reasons to hire an apprentice

The National Apprenticeship Week celebrates the success of apprentices and showcases how they can make an impact for individuals, businesses ranging from small to large, local economies and

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