Globally, there is a disconnect between students and jobs. According to McKinsey’s recent Education to Employment report, around the world ‘75 million young people are unemployed, but businesses can’t find enough skilled workers to fill job vacancies.’ Meanwhile, businesses frequently complain that they don’t get the calibre of graduates they need to fill the roles they have, particularly in STEM subjects. 1,868 more words
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Ambassador (retd.) Kishan S Rana, Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies.
Gathering material for this piece, I was struck by the fact that few in India appear to study this subject; I could not locate material written on this subject, though it must exist. 1,402 more words
Vocational Education and Training (VET) is also called Vocational training and Career and Technical Education (CTE)). It gets learners ready for careers based on manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic and those related to a specific trade, occupation or vocation; hence the term, in which the learner participates.Oftentimes, it is called technical education, since the learner directly develops expertise in a particular group of techniques or technology. 360 more words
“It is unheard of that most of what we do as technical colleges is now theoretical. What are we doing if we do not have working machines? 995 more words