Industry 4.0: How to get corporates into fourth industrial revolution mindset

An increasing number of organisations see data lakes as one of the key factors in fully realising the benefits of Industry 4.0—also called the fourth industrial revolution

How Indian education-tech firms stack-up against US, Chinese ones

Ed-tech, or education technology companies, are selling the concept of “personalised learning” or “adaptive learning”.

Skill India: How to train 35 cr people over next 5-7 years

Skilling 35 crore people within the next 5-7 years, and continuing the tempo for another five years, is an epic task

New Education Policy laudatory, but must also focus on digital tools

The New Education Policy is laudatory. But it must also inculcate digital tools in pedagogy

How Education start-up aims to turn India into HR powerhouse

Our efforts to augment Maharashtra’s rural schooling set-up are a glimpse into the kind of role we can play in the broader ecosystem by creating the right products and uniting key stakeholders towar

New Education Policy: How demographic dividend can turn into a disaster

The New Education Policy can help bridge the skills gap by making certain skills an integral part of the curricula. It must also make practical training mandatory

How Autodesk is looking to bridge the employability gap

With a focus on bridging employability gaps within the industry, Nasscom has partnered with Autodesk, a world leader in 3D design technology, with a new standardised courseware ‘Product Design Engin

What UGC’s reforms agenda must focus on

While the ongoing reforms are welcome, the UGC must also focus on providing more scholarships to women, and financial support through higher non-NET scholarships to help older scholars

Why India needs education reforms now

We have to revive the very thinking of parity in rules and regulations governing both the public and private sector higher educational institutions

The impact of Brexit on students planning to study in the UK

Brexit might have some implications for the education sector in India.

A tutor within walking distance of each student? Find out here

Today, there are a plethora of education-technology (ed-tech) companies in India.

How start-ups can leverage social media platforms

Today it appears the whole world is connected. Everybody is online, posting on Facebook, tweeting, snap-chatting, updating their LinkedIn profile, posting photographs on Instagram … and it is happen

How to effect radical reform in education; President Pranab Mukherjee explains

“We should create an atmosphere for cross-fertilisation of ideas from different parts of the country,” said President of India Pranab Mukherjee last week, while expressing concern over the quality

Skill India: Here’s what must be done to ensure gender equality

Skilling India is one of the most important national agendas. In addition to its core focus areas, the Skill India initiative must also focus on skilling women for different job roles, if we want to a

Education roundup

Coursera, US Dept of State launch course on ‘The Importance of India’

World’s first MBA course on smartphone launched; is it worth it in India

London School of Marketing launches world’s first MBA course that you can study on a smartphone. Does it make sense in India?

Redesigning education for the digital economy

Pure engineering or business skills are no longer delivering outstanding value in generation of new products and solutions

How India can position itself as a fastest growing major economy in the world

India’s economic growth has been the centre of attention globally, and a steady rise in GDP growth could position us as the fastest growing major economy in the world.

Who all must contribute to Skill India?

Depending upon their expertise in respective fields, educational institutions of repute—both in the government and private sectors—must be mandated to contribute to Skill India.

IMI Delhi beats new IIMs, here’s how

The International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi, was established in 1981 in collaboration with IMI Geneva (now IMD Lausanne).

Will mobile revolution bring development or just widen inequalities?

The mobile internet user-base in rural India has gone up by 93% from December 2014 to reach 87 million in December 2015, according to the Mobile Internet in India 2015 report, released by the Internet

Failed to align GDP growth with job growth: Ajay Kela, CEO, Wadhwani Foundation

Wadhwani Foundation was set up in 2000 by Dr Romesh Wadhwani with the mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies through large-scale job creation.

Vocational Education: How organisations like KOOH Sports, TISS-SVE, Maruti Suzuki are promoting Skill India

How some organisations like KOOH Sports, TISS-SVE & Maruti Suzuki are promoting Skill India

Despite RTE Act prohibiting it, schools continue to test/interview students & parents

Schools continue to test/interview students and parents during the admission season despite the RTE Act prohibiting the same

Swachh Bharat: What India’s missing toilets are costing the nation

As many as 25% schools still have non-functional toilets and around 7 million (7%) girls have no access to this facility

Solving the mathematics problem in Indian schools

It will be a disaster if we discover, over the next few years, that the youngest nation in the world missed learning mathematics as a life skill

Towards a culture of innovation

Student teams from BITS Pilani, IIT Bombay and IIT Varanasi develop ingenious products and solutions, win Ericsson Innovation Awards India

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