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Skill Development news digest 160917

Skill Development News Digest – 160917

Team NSN congratulates honourable cabinet minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Shri Ananth Kumar Hedge, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. The ministers have stated that they would expedite various initiatives ...Read more.


Register Now! Learn about Apprenticeships with reference to National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) in the webinar series from CII. Click here to know more!

CII Webinar Apprenticeship

CII Webinar: Apprenticeships for Effective Capacity Building Through Work-integrated Training

Apprenticeships are industry-led training programs aimed at skilling and preparing youth for better employment. Apprenticeships comprise work-integrated training, designed and delivered as per the industry’s requirements, either on the industry premises or facilitated by a training partner. ...Read more.

Skill Development Ministers

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Shri Anant Kumar Hegde take charge of their offices at Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan as the Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Shri Anant Kumar Hegde also as Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, took charge of their respective portfolios. Read more.


Register now! A faculty enrichment program from CII for Engineering Colleges in collaboration with Caterpillar India Pvt Ltd. Click here to know more!


In-Sync with Industry - A Faculty Enrichment Program for teachers in Mechanical and Automobile Engineering

Emerging industry-academia collaborative framework in India is shaped by recent developments in the area of Skill Development, Employability and Entrepreneurship. This brings in a need for demand-driven education models in College Education with options for work-integrated learning and teachers can become the primary champions of implementing new ideas and initiatives. CII - Southern Region invites teachers to take up self-study …

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TSSC IBM skill courses

TSSC in collaboration with IBM launches 4 new courses in IoT, Big Data, Cloud and Mobile App Development

IBM & Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) collaborate to offer 4 industry- integrated courses for upskilling faculty members & trainers in the telecom sector. Following are the list of courses: Fundamental Course in Big Data & Analytics Fundamental Course in Cloud-based Application Development Fundamental Course in IoT-based Application Development Fundamental Program in Mobile Application Development...Read more.

Media Talk Back - FICCI GSS 2017

Media and Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) launches "Media Talk Back" September edition at FICCI GSS 2017

Media and Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) is happy and proud to introduce the new edition of "Media Talk Back". This is the second Edition of MESC Monthly Magazine "Media Talk Back". This special edition covers the Gaming Industry in India with a special focus on highlighting the skills required...Read more.

industry-smart teachers and trainers

Top 5 ways to become an industry-smart teacher and trainer

Greetings on Teacher’s and Trainer's Day and thank you for your dedication to the profession! As teachers and trainers, you are in the driver's seat for developing talent, grooming them for employment, entrepreneurship, research, higher education and other goals. ....Read more.

betterU TSSC partnership

betterU and Telecom Sector Skill Council partner to scale up skilling in telecom sector

betterU Education Corp has executed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) on the 13th of September 2017 in Ottawa to jointly support both organization’s efforts towards the skilling of millions of professionals across India’s Telecom sector. ...Read more.