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Coursera ties up with Google to start IT Support Professional Certificate
The programme, developed by subject-matter experts at Google and offered exclusively on Coursera, will help anyone with no prior experience to be ready for an entry-level IT support job in 8 to 12 months.
Varsities with top NAAC score to offer online degrees soon
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) is formulating guidelines for three-year degreeprogrammes to be provided via online mode.
Forget demographic dividend, half of India's rural youth can't even tell time
The 2017 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) by NGO Pratham has come up with shocking revelations about India's education system.
Girls get the power to refuse child marriage

In West Bengal, girls are being empowered to refuse early marriage thanks to a state government initiative that enables them to stay longer in school. The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has been remarkably successful in curbing child marriage and promoting girl child education, says Saadia Azim.


The skills journey: A long history but no destination in sight

In the second and concluding part of his exposition on India’s skill development efforts, Shambhu Ghatak traces the journey under the UPA and NDA governments, only to find that while the thrust remains the same, the end is far from sight.


The gap between where we are and where we want to be

The Skill India Mission aims to provide skills training to around 402 million people by the year 2022. In the first of a two-part series, Shambhu Ghatak upholds estimates of skilled workforce from various reports to highlight the yawning gap that needs to be bridged.