Growth, Maturity, Development - Ability, Skill, Competence – Life Skills – Skill Gap
New Generation Skills -Skill Development Strategies – National and International Policies on Skills Development- Skill Mapping: Vertical and Horizontal Mapping-National Skill Index –UNESCO Program 21.
Relating Skilling with state of economy locally & regionally.
Educational Emphases: Curricular, Content, Evaluation-A synchronized curriculum with the industry - Employability – Career Trajectories and Aspirational Differences - Synchronizing Education with Industry-Up-skilling and Upgrading-Entrepreneurship, Start- ups, Incubation Labs.
Recognition of Prior Learning, Certifying experientially learnt skills.
History of Skill-Based Education - Current Status of Skill-Based Education at Higher Education level - NSQF, NSDC –National and International Database on Skill development and Skill Inclusion - Aligning with Industrial Demands.
Policy Changes – National Skill Development Policy 2015 – Updating – Skilling India – Strengthening Community College: B.Voc.; Soft Skills and Practical Skills.
Internationally Oriented Courses –Training as Entrepreneur –Global Scenario –21st Century Skills.