News-National Skills Network-20181113-IL&FS vocational training in schools – a step towards a brighter future
“Catch them young” is an adage almost all of us would be familiar with. This quote applies well to the Centrally sponsored scheme for vocationalization of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education that is being implemented in 16 states, across 9 trades, impacting more than 1 lakh students. This scheme initiated by the Government of India, in alignment with the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), establishes a system of clear educational pathways, from school to higher education, while providing certification of vocational skills.
A new book The Fourth Education Revolution: Will Artificial Intelligence Liberate or Infantilise humanity? (2018) co-authored by Sir Anthony Seldon and Oladimeji Abidoye, is creating waves within the community of educators worldwide. It predicts that artificial intelligence will create ‘holographic teachers’ who will ‘individuate’ learning for every child. Earlier, Seldon, one of the world’s most authoritative commentators on education and a well-known writer of contemporary political biographies (Blair Unbound (2007), Brown at 10 (2010), Cameron at 10 (2015) ) and currently vice chancellor of Buckingham University, UK, had made a time-bound prediction that within ten years, school teachers will lose their traditional role and effectively become little more than classroom assistants, as the technological revolution sweeps aside old notions of education.
Introduction of the computer through the ICT@Schools project has made the world of difference to financially-challenged school students, finds
IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited (IL&FS Education) is the social infrastructure arm of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) – aleading financial Institution of India – mandated to look after Education,
Employability and Employment (3Es) initiatives, around which the business canvass, including large scale Public Private Partnership initiatives, has been designed.
IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited (IL&FS Education) is the social infrastructure arm of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) – a leading financial Institution of India – mandated to look after Education, Employability and Employment (3Es) initiatives. It was this initiative of nurturing the humancapital by building Education, Employability and Employment that IL&FS Education won the prestigious 53rd Skoch Award (bronze) for Corporate Excellence.
News-National Skills Network-20181008-Learn English anytime, anywhere with English Bolo from IL&FS Education
Technology – enabled language learning is the easiest way to improve proficiency anytime – anywhere, like in the case of learning English. Now, with the convenience of mobile apps, you can pick up new skills and practice them at your ease, while at work or in leisure. EnglishBolo, designed by IL&FS Education, in collaboration with US based Ed-Tech company English Helper, is a solution that offers a blended approach. It is targeted at employed youth, who would like to improve their English and excel in their professional and personal lives. Let’s know more about English Bolo in a conversation with Ankur Arora, Assistant Vice President IL&FS Education and Technology Services Limited.
IL&FS Education has won two awards at the 53th Skoch summit held on 18-19 September 2018 at New Delhi.
EnglishBolo with Ankur Arora Let's know more about EnglishBolo in a conversation with Ankur Arora
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