vocational education and training

IGNOU starts admissions for information security courses


June 18th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for post-graduate diploma and certificate courses in information security, a statement said Monday.Both ... Read more...

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Vocational training for 1 mn Indians with Swiss help


November 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Switzerland will help the Indian government and corporate sector run a joint programme to provide vocational training to one million Indians by 2022, the Swiss ... Read more...

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Australian states for vocational student visa changes


October 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 10 (IANS) Irked by the relaxation of visa rules just for university students, governments of the two largest Australian states New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria are now ... Read more...

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Human resources most powerful tools for economic development: Mallikarjun Kharge


April 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge today said that human resources are undoubtedly the most powerful tools for the economic development and competitiveness of the ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Australian Victoria State plan collaboration in sectors


June 4th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Karnataka and the Australian state of Victoria will explore opportunities for collaboration in aviation, construction, retail, marine engineering, tourism, food processing, banking and insurance, a minister said Friday. Representatives ... Read more...

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Indian student numbers to Australia plummet to 200 from 8600 in 2009


May 28th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Australia's largest international student recruiter, IDP Education Pty Ltd (IDP), has said that the number of Indian student visas has crashed from 8600 a year ago to just ... Read more...

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IGNOU starts four new courses


May 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University has started four new vocational courses beginning from this year's July session. "We have started four new courses which are M.Sc. ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign agreement to boost education ties (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Despite the attacks on its student community in Australia, India has "not prevented them" from going there, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday as ... Read more...

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Racist attacks see Indian enrolments in Australian universities fall by 40 percent


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 2 (ANI): The total number of Indian students enrolling in Australian universities has witnessed a drop of 40 percent, according to figures released by the Australian Government.The sharp fall in ... Read more...

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IGNOU, NIS-Sparta to train 24,000 rural youths


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) NIS-Sparta, a learning solution company of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group, has joined hands with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to train and place 24,000 ... Read more...

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Australian agency to help resolve perception issues in India


March 4th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 4 (IANS) A national agency to oversee standards of higher education providers will help resolve Australia's "serious perception issues" in India, an official of a universities' group said Thursday, adding ... Read more...

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Attacks on Indians take toll on Australia’s education revenue


February 3rd, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) The series of attacks on Indians will take a toll on Australia's education revenue with the latest data on applications by overseas students suggesting negative impact on vocational ... Read more...

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Enhanced integrity measures for India, Pak immigrants to Australia


January 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is applying enhanced integrity measures to applicants from India, Mauritius, Nepal, Brazil, Zimbabwe and Pakistan in order to check infiltration related ... Read more...

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IGNOU to open college in Nagaland village


January 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will open a college in a remote Nagaland village to impart life skills to people and train villagers in the ... Read more...

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‘Indian vocational students in Australia face most problems’


January 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian students in Australia who live in university campuses do not face many problems, but those who go to the Vocational Education and Training (VET) centres in ... Read more...

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India,Australia FMs underline importance of strong bonds,enduring shared interests (Part II)


October 13th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)Mr Smith reiterated that the Australian Government and the governments of the Australian states are determined to address concerns about the safety and well-being of Indian students in Australia. Noting that Australia ... Read more...

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Leadership development programme for militancy-affected victims in Assam


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Aug.3 (ANI): In a special endeavour to empower young women, especially the militancy-affected victims, a multi-skill and leadership development programme was organised recently in Guwahati.Organised by the North ... Read more...

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Promoting ’safe Australia’, immigration minister heads to India


July 19th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Australia sure is going all out to win back the confidence of Indians, specially students, after the spate of attacks on members of the community in ... Read more...

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BPO aspirant? Try six months @ IGNOU


June 11th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) If you are dreaming of a well-paying job in India's big BPO industry, here's something to give you a head start. IGNOU, a popular distance learning university, ... Read more...

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Universities Australia announces 10-point action plan for student safety


June 9th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Universities Australia has adopted a ten point action plan for student safety from recommendations developed by the Deputy and Pro Vice-Chancellors (International) from Australian universities, as part of ... Read more...

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Britain promotes transnational education in Asia


November 18th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) The British government has approved college-level partnerships to export premium educational courses abroad, with the first such course to be taught in a Chinese college with students from ... Read more...

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Australian college faces closure, impacting foreign students


February 16th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) The dreams of many international students, including Indians, have soured as the private Global College here faces closure. However, not too many were happy with the ... Read more...

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