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India signs loan pact with ADB to establish its first-ever Global Skills Park (GSP) in Madhya Pradesh

India has signed $150 million loan pact with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to establish its first-ever Global Skills Park (GSP) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The aim of the GSP is to enhance the quality of Technical and Vocational Education And Training (TVET) System in the State and create a more skilled workforce. The new ..


India’s first AICTE Training and Learning Academy to be set up in Jaipur

India’s first AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy will be established by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in Jaipur. In a bid to introduce upgraded teaching methods and modules to make technical education more effective and accountable, AICTE is building the training academies where the faculties would be trained on the eight-module ..


India’s First TVET Skills Park to be established in Bhopal

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to establish India’s first multi-skills park in Bhopal. As per ADB, the skills gap in Madhya Pradesh is expected to increase in the next 6 years, with an incremental demand for skilled workers projected to hit 5.6 million in 2024. This new flagship Global ..


PISA Test and Education Policy

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. PISA features: PISA is coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) PISA is a two-hour long test conducted via computer. Students, who are 15-year-old ..


WOSA-2018: 4th World Summit on Accreditation held in New Delhi

The World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018) was held New Delhi. It was inaugurated by Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar. WOSA-2018 was organized by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) with main focus (theme) on “Challenges and Opportunities in Outcome Based Accreditation”. WOSA 2018 The Summit facilitated exchange of information on various challenges ..