Journal of Social Sciences

Skills, Schools and Employability: Developing Skill Based Education in Schools of India

Prativa Mahapatra and Sandeep Satapathy

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2016.99.104

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 2

Pages 99-104


Skill Education in India needs more attention as like the general education imparted at schools. Irrespective of the stage of schooling (primary, secondary and higher secondary) a rise in the employability and industrial skills, ensures a better and productive human resource. With the aim of increasing the employability of the youth it is essential to develop a thorough understanding of the existing infrastructure and academic curriculum of schools and polytechnic institutes in India. This paper critically analyses the pattern and scopes of vocational education in India and how the same can be seamlessly amalgamated with the school curriculum.


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