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Certif-ID partners with UNESCO to unveil policy brief on digital credentials

2020-10-06T14:47:57+00:00October 6th, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, News in Brief|

In light of the devastating impact of COVID-19 on skilled workers, Certif-ID International and UNESCO joined forces, launching an initiative 'Next Step: Education To Employment' to support skilled professionals in returning to the workforce.

India has traditional water management wisdom

2018-05-25T10:32:18+00:00May 24th, 2018|2017/2018, Region Focus, UK Edition- May 2018|

A UNESCO expert lays out how the ingenuity of humankind can be combined with the ingenuity of nature for a more sustainable approach to water management. India is rich in freshwater resources, yet faces drought, floods and increasingly exacerbated consequences of tropical cyclones, which disrupt the water cycle. In Rajasthan, just over 30 years ago, unusually low rainfall, combined with excessive logging, led to the worst droughts in its history. One of the poorest districts in the state, Alwar, was [...]

The craze for that foreign degree

2018-08-02T10:48:44+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, June 2017, Sector Focus/Education, Year|

The love for foreign education among upwardly mobile Indians is not new, but with the economy prospering and domestic education not keeping pace with aspirations, it has turned into a near obsession. Every year, more than 250,000 students venture out of India in search of better education in universities in the US, Europe, South East Asia and Australia. These numbers makes India the country with the highest student mobility in tertiary education after China. It should not necessarily come as [...]