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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Pioneer

government give recognition to ect

The Education and Career Times (ECT) became the first content writing training institute to be recognised by the Government of India as a start-up. They became the only training organisation to get this recognition.

The advent of the digital era, an increase in remote work culture, and the rise in overseas business expansion have necessitated professionals from all fields to excel in written communication.

Saket Kumar Singh, the founder of ECT, said: “We met both the criteria. The students validate their theoretical learning through a closely supervised internship opportunity and unprecedented growth in content creation has opened up the path to create massive wealth. There are proven studies where employers have lauded written communication as the most desired skill in their new candidates.”

Amity, Pearson team up

Amity and Pearson joined hands to further enhance learning experience for students by providing English language training and skill development programmes.

Briefing on the event Dr Aseem Chauhan, additional President, Amity Education Group said: “Amity has always envisioned world class best practices in education and skilling people. This collaboration is another step taken to accomplish same.”

As packaged content delivery and self-paced learning becomes the key in exponentially growing E- learning segment across the globe, Amity and Pearson intend to fulfil gaps in teaching and learning through various training programmes.

Stepping Into Boardroom

The eighth edition of Perspective a CXO round table panel discussion was held recently. The panel consisted of CEOs, MDs directors and CHRO. The subject was — Stepping into Boardroom — and moderated by Ankit Bansal, CEO of Sapphire Human Solutions.

The discussion revolved around the opportunity of stepping on the boardroom as an independent director, creating awareness about one’s availability, the process, preparation and expectations. They also tried to dwell on answers to various questions like why do you want to be an independent director? Which industry to look for?

The session concluded by placing the status of an independent director as similar as an executive director in terms of corporate strategy and evaluation and functioning of the instrument panel.

CoE launched

A Centre of Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution was launched at the Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University by the Minister of Law & Justice, Communications, and Electronics & IT Ravi Shankar Prasad in the august presence of Justice RC Lahoti (former CJI).

In his address to aspiring law students, the Minister said: “In today’s context, Institutional arbitration is very important. And, in that respect I am very happy to inaugurate this CoE on ADR. This shall encourage, in a fast way arbitration and mediation processes.” He also appealed to the students to keep a heart of gold for the needy and provide them free legal advice once they become practicing lawyers.

CII Gujarat EDUCON 2019

The JD Institute of Fashion Technology’s director, Akshra Dalal, was recently invited as one of the panelists at the CII Gujarat EDUCON 2019 held at Ahmedabad. The aim was to improve the quality and innovation in higher education.  Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Gujarat Education Minister and other industry players attended the conference.

The theme  was — Skill-Based Education to Generate Employability and Entrepreneurship — in which India's top educationists discussed skill-based educational programmes and job-oriented skills that can make students employable. According to experts, vocational courses should be made mandatory. The education sector is evolving, the panelists debated the major concerns in India.

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