UoM to start skill development courses for rural students | Mysuru News

Mysuru: The University of Mysore will launch skill development courses in government first grade colleges in Hassan and Chamarajanagar that were shifted to other districts by the state higher education department citing students’ strength.
Recently, the state government had announced plans of shifting six government first grade colleges with less than 100 students, to other districts. As part of the decision, Terakanambi Government FGC in Gundlupet taluk in Chamarajanagar was shifted to Kudachi in Belagavi district and Hethur Government FGC in Sakleshpura taluk in Hassan was shifted to Hebbal in Bengaluru.
In order to help students in these colleges to continue their education, the state admitted them to other colleges in the district.
Following a protest by the students of Terakanambi over shifting of their college to Belagavi, deputy chief minister and higher education minister CN Ashwath Narayana Gowda has directed the University of Mysore authorities to start skill-oriented courses
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This $16 Software Development Course Can Help You Become a Technical Entrepreneur


You don’t have to be technical to run a successful business these days. But it certainly doesn’t hurt, either. It’s a lot harder and more expensive to build an app idea or a digital product when you don’t have the technical expertise to do it yourself. That’s why it’s beneficial to get a development education, and why The Complete Developer Bootcamp is such a bargain.

This $16 course offers four hours of introductory training to coding and software development. The course is designed to turn you into a job-ready software developer who can build their own products from scratch. You’ll learn today’s development best practices, covering topics like code quality gates, coding standards, unit testing, test automation, branching strategy, business analysis, estimations, Agile, and much more.




Across the lectures,

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APSSDC inks MOU with 3 firms on skill development

Tadepalli: Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tech Mahindra Foundation, Biocon Academy and Schneider Electric to provide skills to the youth in the upcoming 30 skill development colleges throughout the State.

APSSDC chairman Challa Madhusudan Reddy and CEO and managing director of APSSDC Dr Srikanth Arja in the presence of Minister for Industry Mekapati Gautam Reddy signed the MoU with Rakesh Sony, CEO of Tech Mahindra Foundation, Bindu Ajit, Programme Dean of Biocon Academy and Saikrishna Rao, head of Schneider Electric Education at the APSSDC office here on Wednesday.

Minister Gautam Reddy said that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy focused on skill development in the larger interest of students who could not secure jobs even after becoming graduates in engineering. He said that he was happy that the three firms came forward to take part in the massive programme

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Caltech CTME and Simplilearn Launch Full Stack Web Development Post Graduate Program

– Global learners access a comprehensive program in Full Stack Web Development

– Exclusive membership Caltech CTME Circle network for graduates

– Recognition for top three performers

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Caltech CTME (Caltech’s Center for Technology and Management Education) today announced its collaboration with Simplilearn, world’s number one online bootcamp for digital economy skills training, to offer a specialized online Post Graduate Program in Full Stack Web Development. The new certificate program extends Caltech CTME’s open-enrollment offerings in software engineering, such as DevOps and Cloud Computing.

Caltech CTME (PRNewsfoto/Caltech CTME)

The online Post Graduate Program in Full Stack Web Development brings together the academic excellence of CTME, the professional education function of Caltech, with Simplilearn’s award-winning Blended Learning delivery model. The Blended Learning environment combines live online classes, self-paced learning, labs and projects, extensive peer-interaction, and 24/7 access to Teaching Assistants (TAs).  Masterclasses are taught

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Citi and Citi Foundation Expand Global Job Skills-Building Initiative to Improve Employability and Economic Opportunity for Underserved Communities

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Citi and the Citi Foundation today announced an expansion of the global Pathways to Progress initiative, led by a Citi Foundation investment of $100 million to improve employability and economic opportunity around the world.

Through Pathways to Progress, young people become equipped with the skills and confidence they need to make a positive impact in their lives and their communities, and also access employment opportunities to succeed in rapidly changing economies.

Since 2014, the Citi Foundation has invested approximately $200 million globally in Pathways to Progress programming. By 2023, the Citi Foundation expects to cumulatively impact over a million young people around the world with a total investment of $300 million. In the U.S., the program has served approximately 100,000 Black and Latinx youth over the past three years, and expanded efforts will focus more intently

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Few new hires have the skills needed for the job, survey shows

Dive Brief:

  • Only 16% of new hires possess the skills needed for their current jobs and the jobs of the future, according to Gartner analysis released September 10. “Existing roles may require up to 10 new skills by 2021,” the organization noted.
  • Traditional talent acquisition sources may not enable employers to find these new skills in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gartner said, potentially leading employers to prioritize skills over “candidate profiles” that may miss out on workers that are largely self-taught. “Traditional recruiting methods are unable to compete with the large-scale shifts to the workplace and the labor market,” Lauren Smith, vice president in the Gartner HR practice, said a press release.
  • To find the right skills in the market, companies may need to consider how to broaden their candidate search criteria and also focus on internal development of employees, potentially through “accelerated training programs.”

Dive Insight:

The

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Mozambique: World Bank $104m for Mozambique’s Skills Development Programmes

The World Bank board of directors approved a $104 million in support of skills development programmes for youths in Mozambique.

The grant came from the bank’s International Development Association (IDA) and will invest in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Higher Education (HE) subsystems.

In response to Mozambique’s priorities and economic sectors, the project seeks to improve quality and access of educational curriculums and skills development training.

The project is targeting to help increase access to quality education and training at the institutions in priority areas relevant to future economic development, focusing on engineering, science, technology, mathematics and climate change.

“Empowering its youth by developing higher-level skills through quality post-secondary education, while working on policies to incentivise the creation of jobs linked to modern productive systems, are among the most important challenges facing the country if it’s to reap the benefits of its demographic dividend,” noted Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough,

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Cornerstone Skills Graph Helps Organizations and Their People Instantly Map Skills and Effectively Respond to Rapid Change

The world’s most comprehensive skills engine is built directly into Cornerstone’s people development solutions and leverages AI to help customers implement “strategic skilling” to uncover skills across their organization, pivot their people faster and optimize career development

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announced the availability of the Cornerstone Skills Graph, an AI-powered skills engine that has been built into the company’s portfolio of products. The Cornerstone Skills Graph enables organizations and their people to implement “strategic skilling” — the practice of matching skills to people, learning content and job roles — to predict, prepare for and quickly respond to dynamic business changes.

As the world rapidly evolves, high-performing businesses and the people who work for them will need to adapt and shift quickly to meet current demands. For businesses, this means they need

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Need to focus on agriculture, water resources, financial inclusion and skill development: Study

Government needs to focus on areas such as agriculture, water resources, financial inclusion and skill development under the aspirational district programme, a study assessing the impact of the aspirational district programme has suggested.

While maximum districts out of 112 districts under the programme have achieved nearly 70% of their targets under the health and education sectors, agriculture and financial inclusion are the main areas of concern for most aspirational districts as their average scores lie farthest away from the frontier. “Most of the districts are 40-90% away from their targets,” the study has found.

According to the study, in health and nutrition the economic impact of reducing severe acute malnutrition (SAM) among children is felt through the effects on productivity and lifetime learning. “The overall economic impact for all the states (only looking at aspirational districts) of reducing SAM is estimated to be a mammoth Rs 1.43 lakh crore,” the

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