Through conferences and events, we seek to bring to India the best of the UK skills training and vocational education practices, and promote engagement with their Indian counterparts for the benefit of both the countries.
The platforms also advocate and promote best practices that will aid in the implementation of the developmental agenda and help stakeholders engage in meaningful dialogues for addressing crucial national issues relating to employability and skills.
Some of our upcoming and recent events have been listed below:
UK Skills Policy Dialogue, NOV 2017 in England, United Kingdom.
This event will address the esteem of vocational education in the minds of young people, parents and wider society. Participants will gain an insight into how the UK careers advice system works and the initiatives underway to promote vocational employment paths. An interactive programme will allow delegates to share best practice while visits to employers and training providers will also feature in the programme.
For more information, please visit the page - UK Skills Policy Dialogue Nov 2017
Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop for Freelance TVET Trainers on core skills
The British Council Skills department conducted a Training of Trainers session for qualified applicants who are willing to join the British Council’s skills team as freelance Training Facilitators.
Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop was held for 3 days from 31st May to 2nd June 2017 in Bangalore. The training was be conducted by a British Council accredited trainer.
For more information, please visit the page - Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop
UK Skills Policy Dialogue, 7–9 March 2017 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A Skills study tour and policy dialogue, organised by the British Council on the theme -
‘How important is enterprise training to job creation? Embedding enterprise in Technical and Vocational Education’ from 7th–9th March 2017 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
The aim was to explore the differing approaches to entrepreneurship training within the wider international skills agenda by drawing on the expertise and varied perspectives of entrepreneurs, government officials and representatives from the education sector.
This event introduced delegates to the current UK and Global thinking on the role that enterprise and entrepreneurial training has in a wider skills agenda. The seminar addressed key issues such as: should enterprise training be part of, or additional to technical training; access to finance; the role of mentoring; reaching disadvantaged groups and the role of different stakeholders. It provided a range of views from business, government and education and also had visits to businesses, innovation hubs and colleges.
For more information on the study tour, please visit the page - UK Skills Policy Dialogue, Mar 2017
UK’s Annual Skills Show and Study Tour, Birmingham, 15-17 Nov 2016
The British Council conducted a study tour to the Skills Show, the UK’s largest skills and careers advice event, from 15-17 November 2016 in Birmingham, UK. The study tour, titled Improving Employer and Learner Engagement in Vocational Education, took delegates behind the scenes of the Skills Show to meet the organisers, employers and students to get a better understanding of how participation in the WorldSkills competition can be leveraged to improve both employer and learner engagement.
This study tour introduced delegates to the main components of the UK Skills system and sought to address key issues such as quality assurance, apprenticeships and inclusion. There were visit to the Skills Show ,employer and college visits during the tour. For details on the study tour, please visit the page - UK’s Annual Skills Show and Study Tour, Birmingham