Building a confident and knowledgeable youth force in India

Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN), founder and president, Rishabh Shah tells why it is essential for students to keep abreast with local, national and international current affairs.

Effect of educational surveys on learning outcomes

Improving learning outcomes is a crucial task that stares the Indian education system in its face. Prachi Rege tracks the scope of education surveys that try to spot loopholes in the learning system.

Indian student's research project focuses on effective use of social media in healthcare
Indian student's research project focuses on effective use of social media in healthcare

“Organising skills, hard work and good time management are critical for any research,” says Roshan Kumar, PhD student and winner of Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship, at La Trobe University, Melbourne, in a conversation with Prachi Rege.

John Hopkins extends medical curriculum to Indian students

John Hopkins University to offer cardiology, diabetology and rheumatology courses through distance education for the first time in India. Prachi Rege reports.

International programme in Animal Husbandry

Baramati college has tied-up with a Dutch University to offer a four year undergraduate programme in Animal husbandry, a sector that promises many job roles. Prachi Rege reports .

Software focus

Software Developer examination can help IT grads skill-up for the industry. Prachi Rege speaks to MeritTrac—a testing and assessment company which is offering the certification in India.

Global Links Scholar programme for Indian women professors

Applications are open for the 12-month intensive education and business course to be held in the US in association with Rollins College, Florida. Prachi Rege gets the details.

Lab to bridge the skill gap

A Bangalore-based engineering college has set up a microcontroller lab on its campus to make graduates job-ready. Prachi Rege reports.

Lok Kala Academy keeps passion for indigenous performing folk arts alive

Through its various courses and research centre, University of Mumbai`s Lok Kala Academy is keeping the passion for indigenous performing folk arts alive. Prachi Rege reports.

A choice in time

Begining this academic year, arts, science and technology aspirants have a variety of job-oriented courses to choose from. Prachi Rege dwells deeper into the details

Woman on top

From not getting an interview call to becoming the managing director of Alfa Laval-Tetra Pak India, Lila Poonawala has stepped up the corportate ladder. She talks to Prachi Rege about breaking the glass ceiling and the importance of hard work irrespective of gender

A gamut of choices

This academic year, commerce aspirants at the University of Mumbai have a plethora of specialised job-oriented courses to choose from. Prachi Rege tracks the scope.

School for all

His Holiness The Dalai Lama, graced the Somaiya Vidyavihar campus to inaugurate two new schools of study — the Somaiya School and Sanskriti: the centre for Indian cultural and religious studies. Prachi Rege reports.

Prison training

Soon-to-be released inmates of Tihar jail are getting groomed to survive in the real world. Prachi Rege speaks to the trainers who have taken up the task of training the prisoners.

Home Smart

Professional women brokers have made a mark in the real estate arena, which was seen as a predominantly man’s world. Prachi Rege finds out how.

`Leadership is about having a vision that others can believe in`

Parmesh Shahani, head, Godrej India Culture Lab has made it to the World Economic Forum’s list of 200 Young Global Leaders. He talks to Prachi Rege about what makes a person a good leader.

Playing Cupid/ The Matchmaker

Want to be the one who gets people their `happily ever after`? Then setting up a matchmaking agency might be a suitable option for you. Prachi Rege talks to professionals in the business.

In all fairness

Diversity and inclusivity at workplace are the buzz words of the corporate world. Prachi Rege speaks to HR heads of companies about practicing and sustaining these new mantras.

Something to chew

Food technology is not about duck confit and jacket potatoes. Ignorance about the course and its scope has led to a huge skill gap in the industry. Prachi Rege stirs up a tasty broth.

Chartered Club

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) will introduce a new syllabus for the academic year 2015. Prachi Rege speaks to CIMA`s executive director, education, Noel Tagoe, who believes that job-ready management accountants are the need-of-the-hour.