By Nsim News Service
An analysis of the Indian Job seekers / students in the job market reveals that their performance is not up to the mark compared with students or job seekers from other country.
Selection process of the jobs are based on a series of tests , interviews and elimination rounds , where only the best who has the potential core skills and soft skills makes it to the premier institutions / companies in the country.
Critical Thinking skill and problem solving skill
Team skill and leadership skill
Lifelong learning skill
Ethics, moral and professionalism
These soft skills are identified to be the most critical skills in the current global job market especially in a fast moved era of technology.
The curriculum used by the education sector in our country to transact educational objectives has no space to include the essential soft skills mentioned above. So the students won't get any chance to develop these skills in their academic career. Moreover these skills can be developed only through continuous practice.
In the school / college there is no time or facilities to develop these skills..
At Present there are so many Job vacancies in Industries and other areas for want of appropriate candidates with employable skills. At the same time there are so many candidates seeking for the same job after completing their academic studies. The situation is that academically qualified candidates are not employable.
Even the first rank holders in Academic Studies, fail in the interviews for Civil Service and in interviews conducted for Professional jobs.
This situation has to be changed. How?
There should be a system to create employability in students undergoing academic courses. And this system should go parallel to the Academic Studies. This thought has given rise to Skill Acquisition And Integrated Learning (SAIL).Skill Acquisition And Integrated Learning (SAIL) is a System developed by National Skill India Mission (Nsim), to develop employability in candidates, along with their academic studies, through a set of skills. Employability skills are a set of skills and behaviors that are necessary for every job.
As a responsible educational research organization , National Skill India Mission 's dream is to give the best possible education to the students to attain the above said skills .
National Skill India Mission Developed a unique programme called Skill Acquisition and Integrated Learning [SAIL] , which is a 600 hour long training programme based on job related training. Through this programme the student can select a job as the medium to develop the soft skills.
More than 1000 Job role training are available in SAIL ..
Be an Entrepreneur
With a vision to ‘Cultivate one Million children in India as entrepreneurs’, SAIL is establishing a campaign titled as ' Be an Entrepreneur ' in schools across India. The objective of this scheme is to foster curiosity, creativity and imagination in young minds; and inculcate skills such as design mindset, computational thinking, adaptive learning, physical computing etc.
At National Skill India Mission's SAIL class , students will be expected to master the core skills as well as the soft skills , through a series of continuous and comprehensive assessment tests , remedial lessons and monitoring systems.Through SAIL class , students will collaborate, communicate, think, experiment and reflect throughout the day.The skills developed through SAIL includes the ability to think critically , innovatively and analytically.
It also involves the ability to apply knowledge and understanding in different situations.
For ' Education for Sustainable Development " [ESD] to be successful , it must give students practical skills that will enable them to continue learning after they leave school to have a sustainable livelihood and to live sustainable lives. The critical thinking skills , skills to organize and interpret data and information , skills to formulate questions and the ability to analysis issues that confront communities are greatly addressed in the meticulously designed job training of National skill India Mission.
SAIL helps the student to be independent and self- regulated in learning as well as acquiring skills and new knowledge , through the activities designed for the job training. Besides this , students are also expected to develop an inquisitive mind and crave for knowledge through presentations lessons of SAIL.
Key Features of SAIL
SAIl is a work space where young minds can give shape to their ideas through hands on do-it-yourself mode; and learn innovation skills. Young children will get a chance to work with tools and equipment to understand the concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). SAIL Centers would contain educational and learning ‘do it yourself’ kits and equipment on – science, electronics, robotics, open source microcontroller boards, sensors and 3D printers and computers and much more... Other desirable facilities include meeting rooms and video conferencing facility.
In order to foster inventiveness among students, SAIL can conduct different activities ranging from regional and national level competitions, exhibitions, workshops on problem solving, designing and fabrication of products, lecture series etc. at periodic intervals.
Process and Outcome
SAIL will Introduce entrepreneurship training into the formal education curriculum in an integrated approach.
SAIL gives entrepreneurship and employable skill training to the studens from class 6 onwards .
There will be 10 levels for each job training.
Each year the students gets training in one level .
The students complets his/her 10th level along with their graduation.
By the time someone has completed eight years of school, they should be able to put together a basic profit and loss statement, and a basic balance sheet. They should also be able to read financial statements. This is really, really simple, and not much more complicated than reading football scores!
A higher secondary school leaver must also know:
# how to register a company, and register for tax.
# the basic company law of our country.
# about banks and how they operate.
# about payroll, and laws governing the rights of others.
# how businesses really operate, and how prosperity is generated in an economy.
# about sustainability, of both economic growth and the environment.
SAIL would go as far as to say that anyone who goes to a university must also have mandatory entrepreneurship training, irrespective of what they study. The student will be trained to pitch his entrepreneurship in different formats to raise funds. Raising funds for startups is one of the main skill developed through SAIL. This is because we have to change the scenario of university graduates that are also unemployed, who could easily create jobs for themselves and others.
Together we can help our vast army of entrepreneurs in INDIA become skills-based "enterprise builders."
SAIL strongly believe that if India focuses on fostering and developing entrepreneurship, there will be a remarkable uplift in job creation.
To live to the challenges of Globalization which is in line with the the era of information economy , the strength of a Nation is strongly dependent on the ability of its citizen to be highly intellectual and skillful. The development of human capital is thus important and necessary , since it drives the Nation to the envisioned vision and mission.
Without a quality human capital , a nation will be weak as there is no human factor that is capable to embark on new initiatives and perspectives. A quality human capital comes from a quality education process. A carefully designed and well planned education system is essential and critical in developing such a human capital.
Institutions seeking affiliation to this course can enroll your details online through the link: http://www.nationalskillindiamission.in/member/registration/11/
For admissions, contact 0471-401700
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Last Date of Application :15 July 2017