Making the Change: EY Takes a Popular In-Person Course Online

EY’s “Facilitator Skills Development” was its most popular nontechnical course; then EY’s new CLO was challenged to do it all online. Intrepid and EY rose to it and created “Teach With Charisma,” an online course that is now showing better results than the in-person version for a tough-to-teach soft skill. I spoke with EY’s director of talent management for the Americas, David Bruesehoff, about the course and got his advice for anyone else looking to move soft skills training online. NB: Can you describe the culture of “reaching down the…

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Luis Suarez expresses desire to finish career at Barcelona but admits he is open to Ajax return ‘to say thanks for making me famous’

Luis Suarez wants to stay at Barcelona until the end of his career but would also like to return to Ajax, even if it is just to say thanks. The Uruguayan forward has cemented himself as one of the world’s best strikers since moving to the Nou Camp two years ago and while he signalled his intentions to stay with the Catalan giants until he retires, he knows he ‘will have to keep playing at the highest level’ in order to do so. ‘All my dreams came true at Barcelona…

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SC stays order making Aadhaar mandatory for scholarship

The supreme court (SC) has ruled that the national scholarship portal cannot mandate students to submit Aadhaar number for registration. It has reiterated its position, stating that the Aadhaar card scheme is purely voluntary. The court pronounced an interim ruling on September 14 while responding to a petition filed by the All Bengal Minority Students Council. The council contested a communication, dated July 14, sent from the central government to all states asking them to make Aadhaar mandatory for the submission of the application forms for scholarships. The schemes include…

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making sure scholar fulfillment in on-line guides

students like on line training due to their flexibility and convenience. but not all students do nicely in those courses; the information indicate that on line classes have a far better dropout fee in comparison to conventional face-to-face training. The attrition fees in on line publications tend to be 10 to 20 percentage better than in face-to-face lessons. whilst there are a few personal factors that might have an impact on a student’s decision to drop out, a number of the elements are related to institutional and route degree support—and…

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Govt planning law making DEC independent statutory body

To bring about an effective regulation in education offered through distance mode, government is planning a legislation making Distance Education Council (DEC) an independent statutory body. The move is in line with the recommendations of the Madhava Menon Committee which had envisaged a regulatory authority such as Distance Education Council of India through an act of Parliament. Referring to the committee report, officials said inadequacy and ambiguity in the legal framework and inability of DEC to discipline erring institutions are the main reasons for lack of regulation in the ODL…

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