Over the past few years, workplaces are constantly seeing a new generation of workforce joining the offices. Each time this happens…
Technology is a strange enabler for people with access. It’s a powerful tool that makes life simpler, faster and cost-efficient.
Early exposure to real crafts and vocations will provide effective skill building and application opportunities from a young age
What if the main purpose of a school is redefined to create a eureka moment for every child?
We are trying to bring a holistic solution to the problems associated with traditional home tutoring, such as long-distance commutes and safety issues
The Indian education ecosystem is one of the largest in the world. Our country has over 1.4 million schools and 35,000-plus higher education institutes.
Like learning music, introducing skills training in schools can help students learn about a trade progressively, over a few years of study
If driven well, apprenticeship can become the most powerful vehicle under the Skill India Mission umbrella
Achieving competitive and sustainable returns on workforce investment is becoming a key strategic lever for an organisation’s long-term success
What do we all learn from Angus Deaton’s work in consumption and poverty?
Schoolguru is a technology-led academic services firm. It partners universities to provide online courses for their students.
Lack of communication is the primary factor responsible for drifting the two supporting pillars of the education system—students and teachers—apart
HR analytics is defined as an approach to utilise human resource data maintained by the organisation to measure the direct or indirect impact of HR campaigns on important business outcomes.
Long working hours can lead to a sedentary lifestyle and associated illnesses such as obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. A few minutes of physical activity can not only enhance employee productivity but also employee bonding, so crucial for any organisation
Most discussions concerning the state of our education system tend to centre on the main actors involved—students, teachers, parents, the school management and the government—but neglect the linkages between these actors.
Of late, there has been much excitement about leveraging India’s demographic dividend to become the workshop of the world, powered by its young population.
A multi-dimensional approach of engaging the millennials, investing in their skill development early on, and transforming the way organisations deal with this workforce is needed to harness India’s talent pool
The four theories of learning—constructivism, behaviourism, cognitivism and connectivism—are woven into the curricula with conventional, interdisciplinary, active and blended learning approaches.
While the CSR Bill is a significant development, companies must define policies that allow employees the opportunity, resources and network to serve the community, even when at the workplace
It is an opportunity for corporates to move away from a narrow vision of CSR to a broader ‘corporate responsibility’—leading to a people-friendly business environment
We are living in an era of high-stakes testing and global comparisons, and the need for re-examining the world’s educational systems is critical.
MSMEs and SMEs are critical to the growth of Indian economy.
An IIT Madras alumnus, Rahul Alex Panicker is the co-founder of Embrace Innovations.
India’s total IT workforce is estimated at around 30 lakh and mid-level managers account for 10-15% of the workforce at tier-1 companies.
Having a diversity-friendly setup helps enhance the productivity of not only individual employees but also the entire organisation
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is initiating the Faraday programme in India which aims to create an ecosystem for promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the schools
We are extremely bullish about India as a market and are making investments to further expand our course offerings and partnerships in the country