Strengthening skills and education for innovation

Challenges are poor infrastructure and curriculum that lays more emphasis on exam-based results

HP15-BAO21 AX: Priced at Rs 38,690, this is a value for money laptop

HP15-BA021AX comes with an AMD processor and seems like a value for money laptop

To make Skill India work, start training centres from middle-school level

Setting up college-level skills training centres isn’t enough to make Skill India work. Ideally, we must begin from the middle school level

Union Budget 2017: The good, the missing and the hidden

The budget for education and skill development scores high on intent, but we don’t find many new initiatives and innovative measures. Or do we?

Knowledge economy: Say hello to competency, RIP to degree

A photographer, an architect, an artist, a designer, a writer, a journalist, a film director—these professionals are judged by their prior work, not by their degree. This is now being applied to kno

Linking innovation to education: How to turn students into innovators

The ministry of human resource development tried to get Indian universities to compete on a global platform by instituting the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), which has a good weightage f

Union Budget 2017 – Education: What did our kids get? Allocation remains at 10-yr low

The allocation for children in this year’s Finance Bill remains stagnant, with a dismal 3.32% of the total Budget being allocated to them—a trend that has sadly remained unchanged in the last few

Union Budget 2017 – Education: Half-hearted effort appears a cruel joke with demographic dividend

The fourth Union Budget of the current NDA government has once again kept the legacy of contractionary fiscal policies continuing.

Expert view: Director General of IMI, Debashis Chatterjee shares his views on budgetary allocations towards education and skill development

The fundamental value proposition of equity, access and excellence on which education policy rests could be realised through budgetary allocations, he says

Budget 2017: How India can reap demographic dividend via education

This year’s Union Budget holds a special significance, that of developing positive sentiments among corporates and households, post the demonetisation.

Budget 2017: Here are 5 reforms to power up education in India

In the previous Union Budget, education was listed as one of the ‘nine pillars’ that would transform the country. With this year’s Budget round the corner, we, the educators, are anticipating th

Budget 2017: Education sector in crying need for major increase in public expenditure

This year’s Union Budget is a much-awaited exercise, especially after last year’s landmark move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.

How India can become the talent, innovative capital of the world

Global rankings such as Times Higher Education (THE), QS World Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), among others, are essentially tools to understand which are the top higher educa

Donald Trump effect on GST: US businesses in India may get impacted

The GST combined with Trump’s economic policies might impact the cost competitiveness of US businesses in India

Budget 2017 is an opportunity to strengthen Skilling India efforts

The upcoming Union Budget is an opportunity to strengthen the efforts that have so far been undertaken for skilling India

Human resource management: How to blend touch with technology

This year, several new trends are likely to unfold in the area of human resource management (HRM).

Budget 2017: 3 interventions each for improving education and skills, and increasing formal employment

Innovation, quality improvement and quantity expansion in education is held back by the lack of separation of the regulator, service provider and policy-maker.

As cost of higher education soars, online learning emerges as most viable solution

Technology has virtually touched almost every aspect of our lives today, and education is no exception. Disruptive innovation in the form of online learning is a catalyst to bring about a more equitab

Budget 2017 and Education: Why India needs to think global

The Union Budget is going to be an interesting exercise this year—with expectations that the surplus from demonetisation will be used for development initiatives such as education and skill developm

Entrepreneurship: Basic research is bedrock of innovation, says TAU president Joseph Klafter

Tel Aviv University (TAU), founded in 1950s, is Israel’s largest and most influential institution of higher learning. In a span of half a century, TAU has emerged as one of the best universities in

Solutions needed to make India’s youth employable

India’s employment scenario has experienced a pendulum-like shift, from an agricultural towards a service-rich economy, corroborated with a boom in employment for sectors like IT, insurance, finance

Government teachers’ shortage: Investing in torchbearers a must; here’s why

Despite the lack of trained teachers, spending on teacher training is neglected by most states

Education: Top 5 themes that will dominate the landscape

Several new developments took place and a gamut of themes and issues gathered pace to further transform the education landscape for the better

Simplifying work: 5 key trends that will shape face of HR in 2017

Five key trends which are going to shape the face of HR this year

Find out the growth story of Srinivsan Service Trust, soacial arm of TVS Motor Company

Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social arm of TVS Motor Company and Sundaram Clayton, was established in 1996 with the mission of working with communities and governments to empower India’s rur

Demonetisation is a boon for MBA placements

The demonetisation step taken by the government has brought windfalls for certain industry sectors such as e-commerce, banking & financial services and technology consulting. These sectors are expecte

How demonetisation will impact the education sector

One of the key advantages of demonetisation is that it can create a level-playing field for aspiring and deserving students, who are unable to pay capitation fee (donations), which has been prevalen

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