Plugging the vocaonal education gap in india

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  • 1. Plugging  the  voca/onal  educa/on  gap  in  India  Industry  driven  skill  development  serving  global  demand     1
  • 2. India  lags  behind  in  voca/onal  skills  programs:  Sweet  spot  for  India’s  growing  economy  and  global  demand   Gross  Enrolment  Ra/o  for  Higher   Educa/on   100.0%   81%   80.0%   49%   54%   60.0%   27%   31%   40.0%   19%   12.4%   13%   20.0%   0.0%   %  of  students  in  voca/onal  educa/on   at  Class  12  Level   Source  :  Vital  Stats:  Higher  Educa>on  in  India,     65%   70.0%   PRS  Legisla>ve  Research,  Oct  2010   60.0%   50%   50%   46%   50.0%   40%   40.0%   India’s target : 21% GER by 2017 30.0%   (12th Five Year Plan) 20.0%   4.8%   10.0%   0.0%   India   Japan   US   UK   China   Germany   Source  :  MHRD  NVEQF  &  Planning  Commission    SCHE  presenta>ons   2
  • 3. Wadhwani  Founda/on’s  (WF)  Skills  Colleges  Ini/a/ve:    Enabling  faster,  cheaper,  be<er  pathway  to  higher  educa=on   7  Million  students  pass     Degree  Colleges   12th  class  each  year   Join   Degree      2.5MM,   Who     Opportunity  for     36%   dont  do   employment  driven,     Degrees   accessible,  affordable   GAP    4.5MM,   short-­‐cycle  educa/on   64%   Polytechnic,  VETs   From  MHRD  Site  2007-­‐08   NSDC,  ITI,  etc.   Lower  Enrollment     Degree  course  aren’t:   •  Affordable:  Fees  ,  Long  DuraOon   NGO’s,     •  Accessible:    Proximity,    Admission     VETs   •  Employable   3
  • 4. Skills  Colleges  Mission:   Crea=ng  “world-­‐class”  voca=onal  educa=on  capacity  for  3MM   NVEQF   Full  Degree  Program   Level  7   Year1   Year2   Year3   NVEQF  L1   L2   L3   L4   Full  DEGREE   NVEQF  L6            BA,  BSc,  BCom   Assoc.  Deg   High  School   Industry   Year2   Employment   IX  |  X  |  XI  |  XII   NVEQF  L5   Sem3-­‐>Sem4   Class12   Diploma   Pass   Year1   Sem1-­‐>  Sem2   Schools,  Colleges,  VET  Providers   Industry   Curriculum  &   Faculty   Technology   Drivers   Courseware   Development   Enablement   Capacity  Building  Services   Working  with  NVEQF*  which  provides  a  umbrella  structure  and  en//es  to  enable  this  *NVEQF:  NaOonal  VocaOonal  EducaOon  QualificaOon  Framework  driven  by  Govt.  of  India  to  mainstream  Skills  Development.     4
  • 5. WF  nurturing  NVEQF  implementa/ons:    Easing  barrier  for  delivery  ins=tutes  in  crea=ng  and  deploying  programs  based  on  the  new  paradigms   States   Govt.  of  India   Industry   PPP   NSDC   NVEQF   SSCs   SSCs   SSCs   Framework  and  Guidelines   Job  Specs  and  Standards   Requirements   Industry  Hires/   Curriculum/   Feedback   Content  Dev.   WF   Cycle  of  NVEQF     Capacity   Building   WF   Support   Implementa/on   Services   Faculty   Assessment   Training   Student   EducaOon   Delivery   5
  • 6. WF  commibed  to  seed  Na/onal  Knowledge  Network:      Implementa=on  support  services  to  jump-­‐start    Ins=tutes  with  curriculum,  faculty  training  and  best-­‐prac=ces   NVEQF   SSCs   SSCs   SSCs   Framework  and  Guidelines   Job  Specs  and  Standards   NSKN  (Na/onal  Skill  Knowledge  Network)   PPP  with  Government,  WF,  others       INDUSTRY   FACULTY     TECH.   INPUT/OUTPUT   INDUSTRY   CURRICULUM   DEVELOPMENT   PLATFORM     ASSESSMENTS   CONNECT   6
  • 7. WF  Partnerships:  Non-­‐profit  Partner  of  Choice  for  Voca=onal  Educa=on  (NVEQF)  Capacity  Building  and  co-­‐funding  with  Government/Others   Industry   Educa/on   Central    Departments     Sector  Skill  Councils  –    IT,   Central   AutomoOve,  Security,  Retail   Bodies       States         Individual     EnOOes       Global     AACCCollaboraOon       7
  • 8. Key  pilots  under  way  Strong  Partnerships  to  design  and  demonstrate    successful  models  for  job-­‐driven  educa=on   •  First  Pilot  for  NVEQF  in  naOon   •  Central  VocaOonal  EducaOon  InsOtute   •  40  Schools  in  8  districts  reaching   •  Capacity  Building  Support  for  NVEQF   ~6000  students   •  Jointly  Co-­‐fund,  Develop  and  Accredit   •  Co-­‐funded  by  MHRD,  Haryana  &  WF   Curriculum/courseware,  Teacher   •  WF  driving  Content,  TTT,  Technology,   Development,  Technology,  etc.   Project  Management   •  Global  best-­‐pracOce  partnership   •  State  Governance  System   •  Curriculum  and  Courseware  Dev   •  Faculty  Development,  etc.   •  BPO  Industry-­‐Academia  Partnership   •  Faculty  Development  InsOtute   •  Unique  “Hire-­‐Train-­‐Intern-­‐Place”  model   •  ImplementaOon  through  Jindal   •  TargeOng  500  12th  Class  Pass  students   Community  Colleges   •  Addressing  RecruiOng,  Training  and   •  Global  best-­‐pracOce  partnership   ApriOon  issues   •  NaOonal  capacity  building  in   •  WF  Program  Managing  Development   AutomoOve,  ConstrucOon   and  Delivery  of  job-­‐driven  model   InstrucOonal  content,  delivery   8
  • 9. Further  programs  under  discussion  Working  with  Govt.  and  Private  Partners  to  promote  robust  models   •  Collaborate  on  State  Center  of   •  Other  States  like  Assam,  Karnataka  -­‐   Excellence  for  VocaOonal  Training   Support  for  NVEQF  and  other   •  Support  for  NVEQF  Pilot   programs  being  insOtuted  for   mainstreaming  skill  development   •  Collaborate  on  Teacher  Training  and   •  Help  develop  concept  and  defining   evaluaOng  InternaOonal  Partners/Model   community  college  model  adapted  for   India   •  Skills  Connect  &  Surveys   •  Regional  Knowledge  Hub   •  SimulaOon  based  training   Enablement   9
  • 10. Plan  for  scale-­‐up:  Establish  working  design  through  pilots;  Validate  best-­‐prac=ces  in  self-­‐learning  systems;    then  scale  up   Design   Phase  1:  Validate   Phase  2:  Scale   Now  to  2012   2012-­‐2014   2014  onwards  • Sign  EducaOon  Partners   • Proof  of  concept  Pilots  with  key   • Build  structured,  self-­‐learning   • Curriculum,  TTT,  Tech.   partners/states   NSKN  infrastructure  and  offerings  • IniOate  curriculum/content;  TTT     • Integrate  these  comonents  into   • Expand  to  more  States/   with  Haryana,  MC/JE,  etc.   holisOc  naOonal  program   InsOtutes/  Industry  Sectors  • Mobilize  other  key  States     • Robust,  effecOve  curriculum   • Build  on  success;  insOtuOonalize   (W.B.,  Assam,  Karnataka,  etc.)   dev.  and  teacher  training   organizaOon  &  processes  • Help  define  Community  College   • Establish  NaOonal  PPP  -­‐  NSKN   • 5  –  10  years   model  for  India   Goal:  A  structured,  self-­‐sustaining  NSKN  that  enables  successful  implementa/ons   and  mainstreaming  of  NVEQF  across  levels  na/onwide   10   10
  • 11. This  innova/on  in  educa/on  will  benefit  all:   Students,  Colleges,  Industry,  Government    Stem  dropouts   Game  changer    for   Job  seekers  and   Industry  producOvity   Reduce  knowledge   worker  deficit   Cheaper   Faster   Beper  •  Half  the  Cost   •  Half  the  Time   •  Twice  the  Employability   •  VerOcal  mobility   11
  • 12. THANK YOU 12  Copyright              2010  Wadhwani  FoundaOon,  All  rights  reserved   12