first_imgCommenting on the achievement, Sh. M. L. Kaushik, Commenting on the achievement, Sh. M. L. Kaushik, IAS, Director Secondary Education Government of Haryana said, “Vocational education program has made a real difference to the lives of students by building self-confidence and leadership skills and allowing them to utilize their unique gift and talents. I am happy for this batch of students who have received job offers and I wish them luck for their careers ahead. I hope they find their learning useful in their day-to-day work.? Vocationalisation of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education scheme aligned with National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) was launched on 2012-13 with 40 schools, 4000 students in the State of Haryana. The vocational courses initially included Automobiles, IT/ ITeS, Retail and Security. Beauty & Wellness, Patient care assistant and Physical Education & Sports were later introduced in the second year with an addition of 100 more schools. Haryana?s State Education Department, with the support from Wadhwani Foundation and other stakeholders have trained over 565 Vocational Trainers in implementation strategies and e-learning programs in the schools. Expressing happiness on the remarkable outcome of this placement drive, Manish Mohan, Executive Vice President, Skills Development Network (SDN), Wadhwani Foundation said, ?We are pleased to see continued efforts of the State and all entities involved in implementing vocational skills education in schools, bearing such wonderful results. It is encouraging to see the industry supporting in the efforts and giving preference to candidates who have passed with vocational skills. Wadhwani Foundation will continue to partner with the State Government in this noble endeavor.? MORE BUSINESSWIRE BMR BMRadvertisementlast_img