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Canadian colleges take on India skills development

Canadian educators have partnered with the National Skill Development Corporation of India to undertake part of the mammoth task of upskilling India's youth population. With the NSDC responsible for training 150 million young people by 2022, this month it has signed 13 memoranda of understanding.

Indian government to draft new education policy

For the first time in more than two decades, the government of India is drafting a new education policy which will include reforms on the internationalisation in higher education, digitisation of education and skills development. The director of education at the British Council in India has called the country's new education policy draft topics "very encouraging".

Rethink business models for India, experts counsel

Rethinking business models with a focus on smaller margins but bigger scale is essential for businesses keen to work in India and help cater to the burgeoning demand for English and skills training, experts and stakeholders recommended at a British Council-organised English Partnerships Forum last week on English Skills for Employability.