<ul><li>Transformatory Practices in Skills Training  </li></ul><ul><li>and Education:  Engineering for the Knowledge Econo...
Upskilling and Skill Development through quality education <ul><li>Core principles </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li><...
Skilled Manpower Govt. Institutions & Colleges Private Institutions Students Franchisee 1 Fran. n Member of Public QAC Ind...
Challenges <ul><li>500 million skilled manpower requirement at national level in next 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>0.5 milli...
What needs to be done… <ul><li>Infrastructure and strategy for honing human capital in both Service sector and Manufacturi...
<ul><li>Livelihood mapping by geographical and industrial requirement  </li></ul><ul><li>Employability Index </li></ul><ul...
Innovation Matrix- Key to SD Material Method Use <ul><li>Innovation promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship (Social a...
Schemes <ul><li>Skill Voucher (SV) scheme by GSDM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheque in favour of beneficiary </li></ul></ul><ul...
Basic skills  <ul><li>Subject matter skills </li></ul><ul><li>IT skills  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hon’ble CM’s equation IT + ...
Few Community Participation programmes for Skill Development <ul><li>UDISHA & SCOPE </li></ul><ul><li>UDISHA (Universal De...
Leveraging on English – SCOPE <ul><li>Special English Zone (SEnZ) in colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to get prestig...
Leveraging on English language… <ul><li>SCOPE - PPP mode and through institutions of higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Su...
<ul><li>More than 400+ private training centres across state </li></ul><ul><li>401 colleges as centres </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Use of ICT : Online Examination <ul><li>Honing on IT skills and upgradation </li></ul><ul><li>SCOPE case – MoU with Cambri...
Online Examination ...contd  <ul><li>BULATS Speaking test  – online CBT  for assessing English Speaking skills </li></ul><...
Access, Affordability, Achievement, Equity <ul><li>Multiple centres – no student has to walk beyond 5 Km of his/her place ...
Implementation of MIS in govt. programmes <ul><li>Centre Registration – Reporting of active centres </li></ul><ul><li>Batc...
MIS ...contd  <ul><li>Feedback form:  </li></ul><ul><li>- Collected from students during exam  </li></ul><ul><li>- Online ...
Environment and Capacity Building initiatives
 
DELL – Digital Education and Learning Laboratory – digital infrastructure <ul><li>Digital infrastructure in colleges in th...
Digital Education & Learning Laboratory
12/22/11   10:40 AM
12/22/11   10:40 AM
Placement facts – Honing on English language skill <ul><li>Skill Development should lead to employment opportunities </li>...
Solution of paucity of faculty and training the teacher – ICT way <ul><li>Sandhan - KCG (Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat) ...
Road Ahead <ul><li>Academically rich, highly flexible learning system with online on-demand option </li></ul><ul><li>Optio...
Important links <ul><li>www.gujarat-education.gov.in </li></ul><ul><li>www.kcg.gujarat.gov.in </li></ul><ul><li>www.scopeg...
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Transformatory Practices in Skills Training and Education Engineering for the Knowledge Economy- Sandeep Sharma, SCOPE

  1. 1. <ul><li>Transformatory Practices in Skills Training </li></ul><ul><li>and Education: Engineering for the Knowledge Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Sandeep Sharma, Joint CEO, SCOPE </li></ul><ul><li>7 th eINDIA 2011 Event </li></ul><ul><li>December 15, 2011 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Upskilling and Skill Development through quality education <ul><li>Core principles </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Decency </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Fairness </li></ul><ul><li>Local language </li></ul><ul><li>Local context </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocity </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>The policy interventions in the higher education sector in Gujarat : </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Related Issues </li></ul><ul><li>ICT in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Employability and relevance to society </li></ul><ul><li>Equity and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Systemic Climate or educational ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation and Research output </li></ul>
  3. 3. Skilled Manpower Govt. Institutions & Colleges Private Institutions Students Franchisee 1 Fran. n Member of Public QAC Industry Centres for Skill upgradation A typical suggestive model <ul><li>Fundamental education reforms </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary skill development </li></ul><ul><li>Fostering PPP model </li></ul>
  4. 4. Challenges <ul><li>500 million skilled manpower requirement at national level in next 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>0.5 million skilled manpower required for Gujarat in next 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>No uniformity of courses of universities </li></ul><ul><li>No/meager industry interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough practical sessions – not even 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough training </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough material – computers in schools but no content </li></ul><ul><li>Non relevant courses – e.g. generator repairing course in Ahmedabad </li></ul>
  5. 5. What needs to be done… <ul><li>Infrastructure and strategy for honing human capital in both Service sector and Manufacturing sector </li></ul><ul><li>Sustaining the growth rate (India 10%, Gujarat-15%)- a growth model and progressive policies </li></ul><ul><li>Food processing units/SHGs at tribal belts – why only raw material procurement? </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial cluster </li></ul><ul><li>More industry-academia interaction – need based employment </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting Pedagogical methods and tools </li></ul><ul><li>ALM (Active Learning Methodology) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Livelihood mapping by geographical and industrial requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Employability Index </li></ul><ul><li>Studying the employability potential – surveys for the industry requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Green Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Train the trainer – FDP and continuous assessment </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Platform : </li></ul><ul><li>Skillspedia </li></ul><ul><li>Job seekers and recruiters at one platform including internship – unorganised sector </li></ul><ul><li>Free of cost </li></ul><ul><li>College level to startwith </li></ul><ul><li>Online placement fairs </li></ul>What needs to be done…contd.
  7. 7. Innovation Matrix- Key to SD Material Method Use <ul><li>Innovation promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship (Social and Commercial) </li></ul><ul><li>Job providers , not job seekers </li></ul>New Old New Old New Old New Old
  8. 8. Schemes <ul><li>Skill Voucher (SV) scheme by GSDM </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheque in favour of beneficiary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice of trainer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice of centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity and transparency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Catalytic role, multiplier effect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Techpedia by SRISTI, Ahmedabad </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Sankuls by GTU </li></ul><ul><li>Internship for graduates/post graduates (BA/BCom/BSc/Home Science/LLB/BEd /MA/MCom/MSc) </li></ul><ul><li>Students as GOLD Club members by CHE </li></ul><ul><li>Skill Development Forum by FICCI </li></ul><ul><li>Rs. 500/- for UPSC and other coaching for students by SPIPA </li></ul><ul><li>GKS and SCOPE </li></ul>
  9. 9. Basic skills <ul><li>Subject matter skills </li></ul><ul><li>IT skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hon’ble CM’s equation IT + IT = IT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language skills </li></ul><ul><li>Life coping skills (Time Management, Stress Management, PD etc.) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Few Community Participation programmes for Skill Development <ul><li>UDISHA & SCOPE </li></ul><ul><li>UDISHA (Universal Development of Integrated Employability Skills through Higher Education Agencies) </li></ul><ul><li>Placement initiative of Govt. of Gujarat </li></ul><ul><li>UDISHA Clubs in each college </li></ul><ul><li>Online database of students through UDISHA clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Online placement fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Filling the skill gap through introduction of Interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and vocational courses </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul>
  11. 11. Leveraging on English – SCOPE <ul><li>Special English Zone (SEnZ) in colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to get prestigious SEnZ status for colleges </li></ul><ul><li>100% certification/enrollment in next 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>A simple declaration by Principal </li></ul><ul><li>SEnZ certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciation certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Trophy/memento </li></ul><ul><li>Mention on website, newsletter, other national and international platforms </li></ul>
  12. 12. Leveraging on English language… <ul><li>SCOPE - PPP mode and through institutions of higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Successful PPP project – Bringing together Community, Government and Private Players </li></ul><ul><li>Five Zonal Training Partners working pan state: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IndiaCan (a joint venture of Educomp and Pearson Education Co.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACT (Academy for Computer Training) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TMPL (Tripada Multicourse Pvt. Ltd.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DCPL (Devkishan Computers Pvt. Ltd.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VSSICS (VS Shah Instt of Computer Studies) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>More than 400+ private training centres across state </li></ul><ul><li>401 colleges as centres </li></ul><ul><li>All partners in profit (BEP achieved after 6 months of start of centre) </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>ELE (English Language Entrepreneurship) module </li></ul>Community Participation... contd
  14. 14. Use of ICT : Online Examination <ul><li>Honing on IT skills and upgradation </li></ul><ul><li>SCOPE case – MoU with Cambridge University which offers online examination </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge Placement Test (CPT) – online CBT (Computer Based Test) – introduced first time in July 2011 exam </li></ul><ul><li>- Adaptive test </li></ul><ul><li>- Questions downloaded from Cambridge server and responses stored online </li></ul><ul><li>BULATS (Business Language Testing Service) – offline CBT for assessing Listening and Reading skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For centres where internet connectivity is a problem </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Online Examination ...contd <ul><li>BULATS Speaking test – online CBT for assessing English Speaking skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First time in world the test was conducted at a mass level for an international examination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More than 30,000 candidates appeared for the test from nook and corner of the state </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For students having business streak </li></ul><ul><li>Equivalency to IELTS </li></ul><ul><li>Help in getting VISA </li></ul>
  16. 16. Access, Affordability, Achievement, Equity <ul><li>Multiple centres – no student has to walk beyond 5 Km of his/her place of residence </li></ul><ul><li>OAS (Only Assessment Scheme) – Rs. 125/- for A level and Rs. 225/- for B level and above </li></ul><ul><li>2,15,000 candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Special schemes for Tribal and PH candidates </li></ul>
  17. 17. Implementation of MIS in govt. programmes <ul><li>Centre Registration – Reporting of active centres </li></ul><ul><li>Batch Registration – Live reporting of running batches </li></ul><ul><li>Student Registration – Reach to end-user </li></ul><ul><li>Trainer Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Exam information – list of confirmed students, result </li></ul><ul><li>Online CRF (Candidate Registration Form) – any candidate can fill the form online by due date without waiting for physical form </li></ul><ul><li>Online Hall Tickets, Soft copy of hall tickets </li></ul><ul><li>SMS to all colleges within a minute </li></ul><ul><li>Group email id created for all colleges </li></ul>
  18. 18. MIS ...contd <ul><li>Feedback form: </li></ul><ul><li>- Collected from students during exam </li></ul><ul><li>- Online availability </li></ul><ul><li>MIS Reports : </li></ul><ul><li>Live batch report </li></ul><ul><li>Student enrollment report </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored candidates report </li></ul><ul><li>Category wise report </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate dispatch report </li></ul><ul><li>QAC report </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic reports </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiters login </li></ul>
  19. 19. Environment and Capacity Building initiatives
  20. 21. DELL – Digital Education and Learning Laboratory – digital infrastructure <ul><li>Digital infrastructure in colleges in the form of full fledged computer labs </li></ul><ul><li>A step towards ODOLE (On Demand Online Examination) </li></ul><ul><li>216 colleges provided DELL </li></ul><ul><li>185 colleges provisioned for DELL </li></ul><ul><li>Internet connections under NMEICT </li></ul><ul><li>What is covered in a DELL : </li></ul><ul><li>1 server, 24 computers, AV facility, UPS, electrical and network cabling, networking equipments, softwares </li></ul>
  21. 22. Digital Education & Learning Laboratory
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  24. 25. Placement facts – Honing on English language skill <ul><li>Skill Development should lead to employment opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>1200 jobs every month waiting </li></ul><ul><li>Entry direct in second round of interview </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives for colleges & private centres </li></ul><ul><li>Khambhatt- Arts and Commerce College- Date- 21st July, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Walk-ins- 141 </li></ul><ul><li>Selected- 76 </li></ul><ul><li>Companies participated- Vodafone, Reliance and Kotak Life Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>SCOPE Youth Recruitment Program- Tripada School, Ahmedabad, 18th May, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Walk-ins- 450 </li></ul><ul><li>Selected- 189 </li></ul><ul><li>Companies Participated- Azure, Vodafone, Reliance BPO, Airtel </li></ul><ul><li>Companies waiting – Eureka Forbes, Axis Bank, IDBI Bank and many more…. </li></ul>
  25. 26. Solution of paucity of faculty and training the teacher – ICT way <ul><li>Sandhan - KCG (Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat) intiatives </li></ul><ul><li>All Gujarat integrated classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Ac cess to lectures delivered by eminent academicians from across the state, nation and abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Telecast in 900+ colleges </li></ul><ul><li>790 lectures in 24 subjects </li></ul><ul><li>7:00 am to 7:00 pm </li></ul><ul><li>To c ompliment the teaching-learning process </li></ul><ul><li>To t rain the teachers in the preparation of e-content </li></ul><ul><li>KMP </li></ul>
  26. 27. Road Ahead <ul><li>Academically rich, highly flexible learning system with online on-demand option </li></ul><ul><li>Option of slow, normal or accelerated learning </li></ul><ul><li>AAA </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition of additional skills </li></ul><ul><li>National integration of Knowledge through NKN, NTM </li></ul><ul><li>Transition from Knowledge Absorbing Society to Knowledge Generating Society </li></ul>
  27. 28. Important links <ul><li>www.gujarat-education.gov.in </li></ul><ul><li>www.kcg.gujarat.gov.in </li></ul><ul><li>www.scopegujarat.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.granthnirman.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.iite.ac.in </li></ul><ul><li>www.geic.ac.in </li></ul><ul><li>www.university4children.com </li></ul><ul><li>Googlegroup : http://groups.google.com/group/scopegujarat </li></ul><ul><li>Group email address : [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook page : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Society-for-Creation-of-Opportunity-through-Proficiency-in-English-SCOPE/121569977928783 </li></ul>
  28. 29. Thank You

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