Tag: Education

International students in Canada can work over 20 hours a week...

Till 31 December 2023, international students in Canada will be allowed to take up work outside their campuses for over 20 hours a week....

Amazon drivers to get pay hike, education reimbursement

Amazon wishes to spend over $5,000 on education reimbursement for its drivers. It also plans to provide them financial assistance for a 401(k) investment...

Tata Coffee’s ‘Work from Heart’

Tata Coffee has given a new explication to the acronym WFH – Work from Heart. It is a programme for Tata Coffee employees to...

New Education Policy 2020: All you need to know

The Union Cabinet, on July 29, has approved the National Education Policy 2020, with an aim to reform the school and higher-education sector in...

MHRD gearing to translate SWAYAM courses and enrich SWAYAM PRABHA videos

The Ministry of Human Resource Development is gearing up to get all the 1900+ SWAYAM courses and 60000 SWAYAM PRABHA videos translated into 10...

Sabu Raghavan elevated to VP, human resources, India, Hilton

Sabu Raghavan, who joined Hilton in 2011, has been elevated to the position of vice president, human resources, India. Of late, he had been...

Investing in Skills and Education

By 2020, India will be blessed with a median age of just 28. Quality education and skill-building can become the key to reaping the...

Manufacturing talent: The future of apprenticeships

With the technology changing at a rapid pace, the old alignment between educational qualifications and economic credentials, opportunities and careers are being called to question. Individuals...

India’s 3E challenge – Education, Employment, Employability – An apprenticeship looking...

A recent survey revealed close to 76% of Indians view dearth of employment avenues as a ‘very big problem’. And a controversial leaked NSSO report...

Teachers to post selfies to mark attendance in Uttar Pradesh

The government schools in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh will now witness their teachers clicking selfies in front of their classrooms to mark...

Microsoft’s new AI digital labs will make Indian students future ready

Microsoft is all set to contribute in a big way in creating a future ready workforce in India. The Company will launch ten artificial...

Facebook launches online education portal

Facebook has launched an online education portal, ‘We Think Digital’, which aims to train a million people across eight countries in the Asia-Pacific, in...

Education vs experience: What are companies seeking?

Since ages, organisations have had to take a tough call in terms of hiring manpower—whether to hire well-qualified candidates or well-experienced ones. While some industry experts vouch for well-educated minds, some argue in favour of experienced individuals, as they are the ones who know the ropes. 

NIT to drive with TATA Motors for education and research

The association will enable research in key areas, which will feed into the future products of Tata Motors, as well as allow for advanced training of students to get hands-on experience during live projects. 

India opens its top institutes to foreign students

Under the Study in India programme, 160 top institutes of the country will offer 15000 seats to foreign students.

PwC’s educational business debut in India: Academy

Academy will help improve knowledge, competence and expertise of people in finance and business.

How institution and industry can work in tandem

The transformation from a nation of skill dearth to skill surplus, requires some serious collaborative effort. Here is how:

Indian teachers rate majority of Indian students as inept for employment

While teachers from higher education institutes opined that 64 per cent of their students were incompetent for employment , school teachers felt only 48 per cent were unemployable.

 

IMT Ghaziabad restructures its PGDM Executive programme

The objective is to sharpen business skills of professionals and give them optimal ROI within a short time.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

Future Generali celebrates contribution of specially-abled employees

Future Generali India Insurance (FGII) celebrated the Divers‘Ability’ week from 21 to 25 November 2022, as part of its commitment to making its workplace...

Amazon Black Friday strike: Workers protest across 40 countries, demand better pay

Demanding fair pay and improved working conditions, Amazon workers are set to hold protests across 40 countries. With Black Friday known to be one...

DIALOGUE

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...