Education is not mapped to the market, says Mona Mourshed, president & CEO, Generation
Generation's Mona Mourshed explains how skilling challenges can be tackled and how people can be made job-ready. Generation aims to bridge the education-to-employment gap by gauging the demand for profiles at the employer end.
ZestMoney expands 0 per cent EMI offering to education
The zero interest cost for higher education will potentially benefit over 5 lakh poten...
Cisco joins hands DGT to facilitate digital learning
Cisco has signed a pact with Directorate General of Training (DGT) to facilitate digital...
Digital tech meets quality education at Lingaya’s Group of Institutions
The institutions’ slogan is ‘Choose to Know’.
Demand for teaching jobs witnesses impressive jump: Job site data
The impressive increase could be attributed to the development of digital media which has opened avenues to new roles such as online tutors and e-educators.
Microsoft partners with 10 educational institutes in India to launch AI digital labs
Some of these institutes include BITS Pilani, BML Munjal University, SRM University, ISB, KL University, among others.
Startups turn to AI improve teaching quality at government-run schools
The quality of teaching, especially English-language education in government schools across the country, has always been a pain point.
'Chennai-Andaman submarine cable system project to be completed by 2020'
NEC Corporation, the parent company of NECTI, will manufacture the optical submarine cable at its facility in Japan and provide technical assistance during the turnkey implementation, Atushi Kuwahara, Head of Administration, Submarine Network Division, NEC Corporation told PTI in Tokyo.
IIM Bangalore launches a programme with Gabelli School of Business
“The programme, with its accent on conceptual building blocks and immersive learning experience through field trips and projects, will fill the long-felt need for a quality programme in the Fintech space in India,” said Madan Mohan Raj, chief programme officer, executive education programmes at IIMB.
RIL's digital business rejig to bring platform apps onto investor radar, say analysts
The new structure will create the largest digital services platform company in India. The new entity will continue to work on technologies in areas like healthcare and education, while also looking at next-gen competencies.
Higher education institutes’ participation in social missions to decide score, ranking
Officials in the HRD ministry told ET that the revision of parameters was being done to ensure that “institutes focus on important social initiatives”.
India rises 4 places to 44th rank in world digital competitiveness rankings
The largest jump in the overall ranking was registered by China, moving from 30th to 22nd, and Indonesia, from 62nd to 56th.
India must invest in education, human skills to be among top 3 economies: Experts
Robust higher education leading to skilling & employability will help India to become a services economy.
Freshers and students log on to upskill
Edtech companies like upGrad and Great Learning are now introducing courses for students that cost as low as 10% of the original versions. Students enrol on the platforms directly or through the colleges. Catering to the limited time in hand, courses are designed such that they are shorter and more intensive, getting wrapped up in under six months.
IT Ministry partners Google on 'Build for Digital India'
Google will offer mentorship sessions in product design, strategy and technology to the most promising products and prototypes.
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