Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

What India Can Learn from Other Countries when it comes to skill development?

INVC-NEWSINVC NEWS New Delhi, The event started with the welcoming of hon’ble delegates by Amit Iqbal Srivastava CEO ANUNA Education Network Pvt. Ltd. He gave an overview of the institute which is associated with national urban livelihood mission, National Skill Development Mission , Uttar Pradesh skill development mission etc. Mr. Mark, one of the guest speakers at the event, presented the opening remark followed by Dr. Louay Constant, an eminent scholar before the students and faculties of UPSDM and NULM. Very well explained K12 Education Reform to bridge the gap of demand and supply of national skills by Dr. Louay Constant At this occasion guest from CII , MSME and UPSDM were also present. Questions asked by students were answered up to their satisfaction level. Skills Development expert Dr. Louay Constant

  • Dr. Constant is a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the RAND Pardee Graduate School.
While at RAND, he has worked on a number of projects that have examined the link between national skills demand and supply, K-12 education reform, postsecondary education and training initiatives, and labor markets.  Dr. Constant's main research focus area has been on school-to-work transition, and the experiences of soon-to-be graduates or recent graduates in seeking education and employment.  Dr. Constant is interested in research on mechanisms to address human capital deficits and improve the alignment between labor market supply and demand. Most recently he has worked on projects in the Kurdistan Region - Iraq developing strategies to increase access and improve quality of general and vocational education, and in both the Kurdistan Region - Iraq and Mongolia, examining labor market performance and the experiences of youth in education and employment.  He also recently co-led a study for the World Bank on the state of knowledge on youth employment in Saudi Arabia.  Dr. Constant employs mixed-methods in his analysis, with background and experience conducting and analyzing surveys, secondary data analysis, as well as collecting and analyzing qualitative data through interviews and focus groups. Most recently he has worked on projects in the Kurdistan Region - Iraq developing strategies to increase access and improve quality of general and vocational education, and in both the Kurdistan Region - Iraq and Mongolia, examining labor market performance and the experiences of youth in education and employment.  He also recently co-led a study for the World Bank on the state of knowledge on youth employment in Saudi Arabia.  Dr. Constant employs mixed-methods in his analysis, with background and experience conducting and analyzing surveys, secondary data analysis, as well as collecting and analyzing qualitative data through interviews and focus groups.
  • Mark Azua (Director of Programs, North India)
  • Robin Bansal (Cultural Affairs Specialist).

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