Building employability skills through the use of information and communication technology

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Author: Purswani, Geetanjali; Jain, Pooja


India's National Policy on Skill Development 2009 has set a target of skilling 500 million people by 2022. To achieve this target, they have identified certain challenges. One such challenge identified is expanding the reach of training across India. This paper suggests use of different information and communication technology, which provides affordable measures and tools to cater to this need. Various higher educational institutions can use the suggestions given in the paper. This will not only increase their viability but also increase their student base thus giving them an edge over...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Participation

Keywords: Educational technology; Online learning; Online system; Employability; Skill development; Access to education and training

Geographic subjects: India; Asia

Published: Bhavnagar, India: IJARCSMS, 2017

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Journal volume: 5

Journal number: 2

Journal date: February 2017

Pages: pp. 10-18

ISSN: 2347-1778, 2321-7782 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.264

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