English remains a ticket to upward social mobility, and one’s mastery over English, or its absence, still creates a divide that is much sharper than the digital one. English is aspirational in India and being the youngest population in the world, our ability to equip our children and youth with the English language as a Life Skill will shape our global positioning.
News – India EducationDiary.com – 20171206 – Vice President delivers 2nd Convocational address of Swami Rama Himalayan University
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu delivering the 2nd Convocational address of Swami Rama Himalayan University, in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
News – cityair News – 20171025 – IL&FS Education launches ‘EnglishBolo’, an online solution for learning spoken English
EnglishBolo, an online solution for spoken English skills was launched by Shri Nand Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of School Education & Sports, Govt of Maharashtra at IL&FS Financial Centre, Mumbai
Articles – Skills – The Economic Times – 20171022 – Countries like Switzerland, Singapore, Sweden and Japan are focussed on making more Indians employable
The World Bank is allocating $250 million to help the Indian government in its Skill India programme.
LinkedIn has partnered with employability training company IL&FS Skills to upskill and improve the employability of blue-collar workers in India.
News – The Hindu BusinessLine – 20170905 -IL&FS Education & Hathway foray into education delivery through cable television – Brings the school into homes with New Hathway special service – TVTeacher
IL&FS Education and Hathway have launched TVTeacher, an educational service channel catering to children, youth and home makers.
Articles – Skills – Business Today – 20170722 – Skill Development Institute, a boon for jobless youth
Need to improve employment quotient assumes importance
Articles – Skills – Business Standard – 20170701 – Skill India’s certified professionals to help in GST implementation
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) announced a national training programme to certify GST practitioners under its flagship scheme of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), to make the country’s passage to the new tax regime, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime smooth and glitch free.
The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation announced a three-year partnership with IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd, a partner of Google, to provide holistic education solutions, training and certification to schools in the city.
News – Articles – The Hindu BusinessLine – 20170115 – IL&FS Group launches digital learning platform
Marking its entry into the online education market, IL&FS Group’s social infrastructure arm, IL&FS Education, launched ‘Geneo’, a personalised digital learning platform targeting the K-12 segment.