HCL launches career training programme for women

HCL launches career training programme for women

An intensive class-room training course to refresh their skills. CHENNAI: HCL Technologies has launched a career training programme titled ‘íBelieve’ to help women who have taken a career break to re-ignite their IT career and refresh their skills. After the programme, based on the experience and skill sets, they will be placed in jobs at HCL. “With the women’s second career programme, HCL wants to offer a chance to these women to pick up their career from where they left off. We believe that the zeal to do well and…

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NCTE finds teacher training institutes operating minus faculty, infrastructure

NCTE finds teacher training institutes operating minus faculty, infrastructure

Sample this: Students of teacher training institutes in Bihar were handed a piece of paper with the names of faculty and teachers and were asked to memorise them in case they were quizzed during an inspection carried out by a team of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The team conducted video recording of nine such institutes of the 73 it inspected and found several deficiencies in all of them. Not only this, during the inspection conducted by NCTE, the Quality Council of India (QCI), and the state government,…

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NCTE finds teacher training institutes operating minus faculty, infrastructure

NCTE finds teacher training institutes operating minus faculty, infrastructure

During an inspection conducted by NCTE, the Quality Council of India (QCI), and the state government, it was found that an institute operating as a B.Ed college had male urinals in common room facilities meant for girl students.(Shutterstock) Sample this: Students of teacher training institutes in Bihar were handed a piece of paper with the names of faculty and teachers and were asked to memorise them in case they were quizzed during an inspection carried out by a team of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The team conducted…

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NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

NCTE to start ranking teachers training institutes, focus on improving quality

The National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE), the apex regulator of teachers education in India, will start ranking Teachers Training Institutes and put out top 100 institutes list by January next year, reports Livemint. The regulator has prepared a blueprint to improve the quality and education of teachers. It may also bar 3,000 institutes from accepting fresh students in the next academic year. NCTE Chairman A Santhosh Mathew told Livemint that they have given approval for 18,000-19,000 courses in about 15,000 colleges, of which 3,000-4,000 colleges are yet to submit the…

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Rudy: Centre to open driving training institute, IISC, MSTC in Jharkhand

Rudy: Centre to open driving training institute, IISC, MSTC in Jharkhand

A driving training institute, a unit of India International Skill Centre (IISC) and multi-skill training centre (MSTC) will be opened in Jharkhand to create an army of skilled manpower, said union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on the second day of Global Investors’ Meet (GIS) in Ranchi. Rudy said Jharkhand received an investment proposal of over Rs 3 lakh crore from 209 domestic and foreign companies during the GIS, which will generate five lakh direct and indirect jobs in days to come. Jharkhand will require huge skilled manpower to meet the…

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Privacy Rights and Biometrics: Swiss Distance Learning University Launches the Only Online Training Programme in Europe

Privacy Rights and Biometrics: Swiss Distance Learning University Launches the Only Online Training Programme in Europe

Fingerprint scanners on your smartphone, face or iris detection at your company‘s gate, biometric passport for travelling… New applications using biometric technologies are launched every day. They change our vision of society and pose challenging questions regarding citizens‘ identities and the end of privacy. Where is the data stored? Who can access it for what purpose? Could it be hacked and misused? Recognising the need many companies and governments have to understand and tackle data protection related issues generated by new technologies, Swiss Distance Learning University launches a training programme…

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TVTC revokes licenses of training institutes for violating rules

TVTC revokes licenses of training institutes for violating rules

RIYADH: The Technical and Vocational and Training Corporation (TVTC) granted 126 licenses to training facilities last year, of which 59 have been canceled due to various violations. Fahad Al-Otaibi, TVTC spokesman, said of the 59 licenses issued to training facilities managed by the private sector, 24 were cancelled. The licenses were revoked after the training facilities were found to be violating rules and regulations after being notified to correct irregularities in their operations. He said the erring institutes committed violations by using unlicensed training programs, non-commitment to training regulations, hiring…

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Kenya: Students Advised to Join Vocational Training Institutes

Kenya: Students Advised to Join Vocational Training Institutes

Students who scored below C+ in the 2016 KCSE examination and will miss university places have been asked to apply to join various technical and vocational training institutes across the country. Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority director-general Kipkirui Langat on Tuesday said the institutions had the capacity to absorb 300,000 students this year. He encouraged parents to enrol their children at the institutions. Dr Langat said there were more than 200 technical institutes being run by the national government in the country which would admit students who attained…

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Maruti Suzuki to add 10 more Industrial Training Institutes by next year

Maruti Suzuki to add 10 more Industrial Training Institutes by next year

NEW DELHI: India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki is planning to add 10 more Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in order to meet the ongoing demand of manpower at the dealership and future needs. The company will also invest Rs 10 crore at the existing ITIs to equip them with modern equipment and facility. The company is already working with 141 ITIs across 27 states in India to meet the manpower needs at its dealerships and service network across India. Every year 6,000 students who enroll into the ITI professional course for…

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Maruti Suzuki to add 10 more Industrial Training Institutes by next year

Maruti Suzuki to add 10 more Industrial Training Institutes by next year

NEW DELHI: India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki is planning to add 10 more Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in order to meet the ongoing demand of manpower at the dealership and future needs. The company will also invest Rs 10 crore at the existing ITIs to equip them with modern equipment and facility. The company is already working with 141 ITIs across 27 states in India to meet the manpower needs at its dealerships and service network across India. Every year 6,000 students who enroll into the ITI professional course for…

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