Computer-based and multi-day testing window ensures test takers have a chance to recover from personal challenges that could interfere with their career if there is just one test day.
What is the future of online assessment? It is ensuring credible online exams anywhere, anytime and on any device.
In the US, companies spend up to 10% of their employee costs on learning & development. In India, they spend just 1-2%. Why this gap?
To build an organisation right, the foundations have to be right and the culture has to reflect what we stand for as an organisation
Hart & Holmström belong to a generation of economists who used complex mathematical arguments to predict outcomes. Not only did they have on offer rich insights about mechanics of contractual agreements, but also provided the discipline with fundamental tools of analyses, which form one of the methodological bedrocks in economics
We are producing great talent, but they are mostly problem-managers and not problem-solvers
The government should—other than setting up IITs and IIITs—establish National Teacher Training Academies that equip teachers with soft skills. In fact, each state must set up one such academy
Indian entrepreneurs’ focus on short-term gains has led to a rise in the number of start-ups that simply mirror the technology of mature, established companies
If you want to excel in Data Science, before venturing into distance learning, you must pursue graduation or PG in maths, operation research, statistics, economics
Digital learning can relieve the Indian youth of that age-old dilemma—whether to continue studying or quit to focus on landing a job
Breakthroughs in technology have enabled digitisation and globalisation at an unprecedented scale in almost every industry.
Even though mid-level jobs are at threat, there is a demand for developers with skill-sets in fields of Big Data, Analytics, design, machine learning, mobility, IoT and artificial intelligence
The manufacturing sector has so far been deprived of top talent because of its inability to pay high salary packages compared to the services sector
Despite the fact that a data scientist’s job has been listed as one of the hottest jobs, a popular notion doing the rounds is they will not be required once automated programs perform similar functions. Nothing could be farther from the truth
Solid small steps, if not giant strides, are being taken towards achieving a rural India that uses digital tools to become self-reliant
On January 16, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded the Start-up India conference in New Delhi, with an action plan for how to promote entrepreneurship and young enterprises in the country.
KOOH Sports delivers sports education and training to schoolchildren. Since it was founded in 2010, it has reached out to over 2 lakh kids and plans to tap more than 5 lakh children over next three years. KOOH stands for Kids Out Of Home.
Private sector participation in higher education must not only be encouraged, but rather be incentivised
Studies prove that a large proportion of millennial generation values ownership at work, detests micro-management
The Indian banking sector is expected to create about 20 lakh jobs over the next few years. Therefore banks, on their part, need to focus on creating a sustainable talent pipeline
We can’t even fathom the possibilities of the programming culture in India if every IIT boasted of at least one student who is there purely based on programming skills
Corporate India increasingly needs professionals trained in design thinking, yet there are no structured courses in this discipline from recognised institutes
For training 40 crore youth by 2022, we will require over 10 lakh skilled and certified teachers year on year
The 2014 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report—Education For All highlighted the need for “trained, motivated (teachers who) enjoy teaching” in India to make sure learners are meeting basic standards.
Techies, with advanced skills, can power digital transformation for enterprises
To become a data scientist, aspirants need to have expertise in data science and analytics-related tools such as R, SAS, Python, SPSS, along with a sound understanding of statistics
Staying connected has never been easier. The internet has changed the way we lead our lives. Manufacturing is no exception.