News Editor, Takmaa News, Kolkata, 26th Jan 2023 : The innovative education provider Employability.life brought the leaders of Federation University Australia to Kolkata today for a round table meeting with senior representatives of Indian industry and academia.
In a high-levellineup, Employability.life Chairman Dr Manish Malhotra and CEO SupriyoChaudhurisat down with special guestProfessor Duncan Bentley, Vice-Chancellor of Federation University Australia, to consider the key question of improving employability outcomes by adding experience to education. Valuable input was received from the industry partners, and Dr Malhotra expressed his particular thanks to the corporate leaders present for their ready engagement with such cutting-edge educational concepts.
With a focus on thesevital future-facing issues, the session proved lively and generatednumerousactionable ideas. The overarching conclusion reached by the summit was the crucial necessity of empowering the learner to be confident and feel in charge of their own education and career: both academia and industry value students and graduates who are ready and willing to take the initiative and become part of the conversation. The session ended with a veritable call-to-action from Employability.life, setting out their vision to transform education and training for the exciting digital future.
Professor Duncan Bentley, Vice-Chancellor of Federation University Australia, said:
“In a first for Australia, the globally recognised co-operative education model will be embedded across all Federation programs from 2025. Therefore, we are delighted to enter into this strategic partnership with Employability.life supporting their mission to build a global co-op ecosystem, which will bring educators, employers, and learners together to help build the digitally-savvy talent that the global economy needs. We have a longstanding relationship with India and we look forward to playing our part in realising its vision to be the ‘skills capital’ of the world.”
“Additionally, this collaboration will provide an opportunity for eligible students to visit and work on projects within the IBM emerging technologies hub and in Australia’s largest university technology parklocated at Federation’s campus in Ballarat, Victoria.”
Dr. Manish Malhotra, Chairman of Employability.life said: “India’s dream of building a $5 Trillion economy rests on ensuring that its youth engages productively and meaningfully. Employability.life, working in partnership with the country’s most forward-thinking education institutions and its global network of entrepreneurs, educators and employers, wants to empower the students to lead their country towards that goal.”
SupriyoChaudhuri, CEO of Employability.life, said:“Employability.life brings experience into education, transforming higher education institutions with project-based learning, all-round engagement with the students and a whole-person approach to their development. We are bringing Agile into education, enabling convergence between the future of work and the future of higher education.”