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Iacc presentation feb2011 revised wadhwani


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Iacc presentation feb2011 revised wadhwani

  1. 1. CBF-NEN Fellows<br />Plugging the higher education gaps in India<br />Ajay Kela<br />President & CEO<br />1<br />Copyright 2010 Wadhwani Foundation, All rights reserved<br />c<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Foundation Mission<br />Accelerate economic development in India and other emerging economies<br />by<br />Unleashing the human potential in India<br />to meet the global need for skilled workers<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Focus Area<br />Working across the higher education spectrum<br />Skill Development| Entrepreneurship |Innovation| Policy<br />3<br />Pic:<br />Pic: IBAB Bangalore<br />
  4. 4. Initiatives<br />4<br /> Skill Development Entrepreneurship Innovation<br />10th and 12th graders<br /> College students <br /> Graduates and Post-Docs <br />Mainstreaming the disabled<br />Accelerate value economic <br />Company and <br />job creation<br />Producing knowledge workers at scale<br />Initiatives: NEN, WCED, E Week India<br />Initiatives: WRCBB<br />Initiative: WF:OND<br />Initiative: WNGEC<br />
  5. 5. A stark gap in higher education in India<br />GAP<br />
  6. 6. India lags behind in Intermediate skills<br />Source : Vital Stats: Higher Education in India, PRS Legislative Research, Oct 2010<br />Source : MHRD NVEQF & Planning Commission SCHE presentations<br />
  7. 7. Multiple challenges lead to 64% of students stopping after 12th<br />Degree course aren’t:<br />Affordable: Fees, Long Duration<br />Accessible: Proximity, Admission <br />Employable<br />From MHRD Site 2007-08<br />From Feedback Consulting Research<br />
  8. 8. Game Changer: Industry linked Associate Degree Programs<br />Exit<br />Full-time Degree Program<br />Full DEGREE<br />Eng. Med, BA, BSc, BCom<br />Year1<br />Year2<br />Year3<br />Enter<br />(Continue now or later– <br />Lateral Entry of AD into Yr3)<br />Enter<br />(Admit)<br />Industry<br />Employment<br />Class12<br />Pass<br />Associate Degree Program<br />Year 2 | Internship<br />Year1<br />ASSOCIATE DEGREE<br /> (Applied Subjects – <br />Like Tech. Writing, Paralegal, Paramedics, Book-keeping, etc.)<br />Part-time/ Evening Classes<br />Enter<br />(Admit)<br />Part time teachers <br />from Industry<br />Industry on-premise visits<br />and internships<br />Industry Collaboration (Courses, Curriculum, Teaching, Internship, Placements, etc.)<br />Copyright 2010 Wadhwani Foundation, All rights reserved DRAFT DOCUMENT<br />
  9. 9. Next Generation College (NGC) Value Proposition<br />NGC DNA: <br /><ul><li>Employability Rules
  10. 10. Modern Technology and Systems
  11. 11. Scale through Collaboration</li></ul>NGC Model:<br /><ul><li>Industry lead curriculum, delivery & certification
  12. 12. Offered through new and existing colleges
  13. 13. In-class, Online and Satellite education</li></ul>NGC Value: <br /><ul><li>Two year Associate Degree
  14. 14. In sync with Market demand
  15. 15. Vertical mobility
  16. 16. Affordable (half the cost) and Accessible</li></li></ul><li>Achieve scale through a PPP model<br />PPP between Providers, WF, Govt. in close concert with local employers<br />POLICY<br />PROGRAM <br />DESIGN<br />POLICY CHANGES<br />(CENTER / STATE)<br />Setup NGC Tele-Centers<br />LOCAL <br />ENTREPRENUER<br />DEGREE<br />COLLEGEs<br />Govt. : <br />Community /<br />School outreach<br />NGC<br />EMPLOYERS<br />Shared Soft Infrastructure<br />TECHNOGOLY <br />PLATFORM <br />PRIVATE SECTOR/ <br />GOVT. JOBS<br />MARKET LINKED<br />CURRICULUM<br />FACULTY DEVELOPMENT<br />STRONG EMPLOYER LINKAGES<br />Program and Curriculum Design<br />Participation in Delivery<br />Assessment and Certification<br />
  17. 17. Partnerships: Industry, Providers, Government and Foundations<br />TEACHER TRAININGINSTITUTE<br />PROGRAM <br />DESIGN<br />TECH ENABLED<br />CONTENT <br />POSSIBLE INDUSTRY AND PROVIDER PARTNERS<br />MARKET LINKED<br />CURRICULUM<br />
  18. 18. Innovation in Education that benefits:Students, Colleges, Industry, Government<br />Significant GER Impact <br />Game changer for Job Seekers and Industry Productivity<br />Filling the Skill Deficit<br />
  19. 19. THANK YOU<br /><br />Copyright 2010 Wadhwani Foundation, All rights reserved<br />c<br />13<br />