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Voices

A humane side of skill development

Education enables us to be good citizens. But, can we ingrain the life skills that we want in children for lifetime? The question is how. This narration brings out a teacher’s dilemma on sustai

Success Stories

Jessica

Woman in trades profession

Jessica, a 4th year apprentice civil engineer working at Wagga Wagga City Council, Australia narrates her success story. “While I was doing my HSC I was working casually at a drafting office and

Research

TISS discusses the concepts, indicators & practices of employability

In the context of emerging flexible labour market lifelong employment is receding. Technological changes and rapid product and service changes requires individuals with ability to adapt these change

TISS talks on issues pertaining to labour law reform in India

Despite of labour laws been widely studied for almost a decade and various recommendations to re-invent/evolve labour laws in the current leg of globalization, the issues pertaining to welfare of labo

Charles Tilley

Measuring the human dimension in business

Charles B Tilley, CEO of CIMA speaks on the global research done on “Talent pipeline draining growth” and “Valuing the human dimension”. Here are the excerpts of the interview: Talent

Interviews

lalit agarwal

The backbone of retail organizations: Supply Chain Leaders

“Robust supply chain strategies are a backbone to business organizations today,” asserts Lalit Agarwal, Chairman & MD, V-Mart Retail Limited. SkillingIndia: What is the current role of su

NSDC logo

Sector Skill Councils to deliver industry-led skills plan in India

“It is our belief that the number of people skilled through the NSDC system would rise by March 31, 2013.” - Dilip Chenoy, CEO & MD, NSDC. SkillingIndia: From the time the Sector Skill

Mukti Mishra

A new perspective on the learning process of a migrant

“Migrants develop uncanny resilience and agility to fast-track the learning curve whether it is formal or informal,” states Prof (Dr) Mishra. SkillingIndia: What is the role of education in t

Articles

bouquet making

Up from the grassroots

The lifeline of a person’s employability is majorly dependent on his/her skills and knowledge. In order to be employable formal learning of particular skills – be it flower making, imparting mus

Puja Marwaha

The Indian Girl Child: State & the pursuit of gender parity

The alarmingly high number of rape cases registered in Haryana in the recent past, and the statements and reactions of some community leaders has brought the issue of women’s rights and gender par

Raghavendra

Managing talent in a changing environment

People practices are an integral lever of driving the growth agenda of the organization. The corporate world is in a midst of a churn and is focused on building an enterprise for the future. The


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