[Series I] How to choose a vocational school?

first_imgVocational training should be reflected as a vital aspect of education and growth to make scholars resourceful in their a jobs. There are numerous institutes, which offer vocational training, and can be started just after high school. This gives enormous exposure to students, as they can polish their skills, which would be suitable  for their future job. It is a kind of backup to the conventional college/university education next to high school. Numerous vocational training institutes also offer positive life skills and English speaking courses along with a designated vocational stream which can serve as a great substitute for the students. Vocational education improves practical knowledge, life skills and the attention here deceits on learning precisely — what is appropriate in the real world — it is an open course, anybody who is eager to study without can apply, there is no age barrier. It forms an intimidating work force to increase the nation’s economy. It serves as a great substitute for those who want to study early and at the same time cannot have enough money to apply for a university degree. It offers a varied range of job openings and doesn’t cost much as equated to the marvelous amount of money a conventional degree needs.India Today Education brings you a series on the role of vocational education in skilling India. In the first part of the series, we would be discussing about vocational schools and key challenges. Step to choose a right vocational schoolThe decision to go for a vocational education is as important as is the school you select. With the precise education, you can start your job with abilities, hands-on training, and career-building capability. How do you know whether you’ve got the right one or not?advertisementCautiously reflect your choicesSeek out excellenceFind an institute that works with your requirementsFind out your financial optionsLook for Job assistancePresent situation and key challenges:Skills in our country are mainly developed through two key sources: Proper training centers and the informal or genetic mode of passing on flowing skill sets from one generation to the next. Currently, vocational courses are getting quite popular amongst youth since it is understood that taking these courses would offer more and better service opportunities than those provided by conservative academic courses. While there remains a requisite for skilled specialists in the industry, the supply for the same is loaded by:High failure rate at Secondary level: Vocational Education is currently accessible at senior secondary level, but the students at this level seek for higher educationAt present, the vocational structure doesn’t put much stress on the educational skills, causing in lower occurrences of vertical movementThere is a lack of involvement by private players in the arena of vocational educationThere is a dearth of prospects for constant skill up-gradationThere is no strong delivery of certifications and degrees for the unorganised/informal regionEncounters under took by ITCs and ITIs are off poor eminence trainers, lack of elasticity and old-fashioned infrastructure.With inputs from Mrs. Shaheen Khan,  Director of Council of Education & Development Programmes (CEDP) Skill Institute, Mumbai For more updates, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img

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