How Innovation In Education Can Help In Skill Developmentby Mandar Pande Digital Marketing Specialist
fast-changing global world scenario demands improvement and fast paced
results in every field and that includes education. The world is taking
notice and some advanced countries have long been in the forefront on
bringing innovation into the ways education will be imparted. As far as Innovation in India is concerned, there has certainly been progress in pockets, but there is a long curve ahead.
first thing that strikes whenever innovation is mentioned is
technology. While it is true to a very large extent that Information
Technology or IT and it’s encompassing tools make a big difference,
that’s not the only yardstick to measure innovation. For Innovation in India to work, it has to go hand-in-hand with the following parameters:
- Collaboration of bright ideas brought to the table.
- Collate and build an ecosystem for ideas to generate and be adapted.
- Build and sustain processes that will enforce the use of technology and enhanced methods of training.
- Drive progress through constantly evolving processes, improved mindsets and a creative approach to work.
Innovation in India
will face major hurdles where legacy-based methods get challenged and
there is resistance to change. It is important to note how the education
patterns in India have evolved over years or centuries right before it
was colonised to the present day where modernisation is driving the
world. For India to compete with the modern world, it is important that
it embraces Innovation in Education sector and aligns it with the
technologies and digital world scenarios.
Can we therefore assume, if or not innovative methods will work in skilling and education in India? If yes, how do they impact? Large number of education
institutions in India which are thriving on the Innovation in India
theme are relying on improved technologies to boost their ecosystems.
These are being refurbished to align to modern methods. Gone are the
days, when schooling meant that students would go through hours of
classroom sessions with whiteboards and textbooks ruling their minds and
homework and tuitions being used to enhance the skills.
world relies on a collaborative method. Students are being asked to
challenge in classrooms, ask more questions, engaged in group
discussions and lead discoveries of their own. While theories still
apply, it’s the focus on bringing in a practical and hands-on based
approach that will improve skills. There is a vast improvement in
skilling and education in India due to the innovations being pursued and
these are seen in the following areas:
Can we therefore assume, if or not innovative methods will work in skilling and education in India? If yes, how do they impact? Large number of education institutions in India which are thriving on the Innovation in India theme are relying on improved technologies to boost their ecosystems. These are being refurbished to align to modern methods. Gone are the days, when schooling meant that students would go through hours of classroom sessions with whiteboards and textbooks ruling their minds and homework and tuitions being used to enhance the skills.
- Readiness to engage in verbal discussions and improve on results with little fear of failure.
- Openness to adapt to the much modern method of training over the somewhat outdated methods of classical training from the good old legacy days.
- Develop skills in the presentation and visualization of ideas due to the use of technology and digital forums.
- Acceptance on the usefulness of a collaborative approach rather than the self-centred ranks driven approach.
- Overall personality development of individuals and confidence to take up challenges in a larger workforce environment.
Innovation in India
in the education sector is not just restricted to schools, colleges or
universities. It is more widespread and tangible in the corporate world,
where more and more organizations now develop and enhance their
workforce training methodologies driven through innovations.
the much improved and focused initiative of the Indian Government’s
Right to Education Act, literacy is being tackled in a very large way
and on a larger forum nationwide. Aligning with what other state
governments are doing, Innovation in Maharashtra
in the education sector is evident in most urban areas. There is a
large focus by the government to invest heavily into the education
sector. Not only, the number of education institutes have gone up, there
is thrust to open more international schools that can bring in
innovative methods of educating students. Digital India is making a big
impact within the state of Maharashtra as well, as innovation picks up.
new schools and universities are competing to provide the best of
education in an easy to understand and digest method and the benefits
are now multifold. With access to larger curriculum and in a robust and
upscale environment, Innovation in Maharashtra is being viewed as a
success story for other states to emulate.
How AP Globale is making a difference
its focus on contributing to the Innovation in India theme and a
continuous thrust on skilling and education in India, AP Globale has
made several initiatives, few of which are listed below:
In collaboration with the renowned Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), AP Globale’s own SIMACES
International Interdisciplinary Learning Centre (SIILC) is offering PG
diploma course for a one-year duration in Agriculture Business
Management. The aim of this initiative is to create a resource pool
trained and skilled in the Agriculture and allied sector like
fertilizer, pesticides, irrigation, mechanization etc.
The course not just caters to theories on various subjects in this
sector but also includes on-the-job training to ensure the students
passing out on this course are ready to take up jobs from day one.
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