New Delhi, January 20, 2023: At a very well-attended session today at the Maharaja Agrasen Business School in New Delhi, the innovative education provider Employability. life is in discussion with the senior leaders of Federation University Australia about building global talent for the future.
In an all-star line-up, Employability. life Chairman Dr. Manish Malhotra joins Professor Duncan Bentley, Vice-Chancellor of Federation University Australia, and Shri Nand Kishore Garg, Founder Chairman & Chief Adviser of MATES, to take a high-level look at the international aspects of talent development, and the implications for nurturing the most productive graduates in India.
With a focus on such important future-facing issues, the session is proving lively and generating a great many stimulating ideas. Among other salient topics, the panelists are discussing optimal designs for the future university, including the co-operative model, and ways to ensure that students maintain their employability.
Professor Duncan Bentley, Vice-Chancellor of Federation University Australia, said: “In a first for Australia, the globally recognized 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 realizing 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 park located 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.”
Mr. Supriyo Chaudhuri, CEO, 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.”
In a complementary panel discussion, several academic and industry leaders are examining the timely issue of the role of experience in education: Ms. Carolyn Chong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Federation University Australia, Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director of the Maharaja Agrasen Business School, Mr. Vineet Sinha, Director of Cybersecurity SME for APAC at Mastercard, Dr. Manpreet Singh Manna, Pro-Vice Chancellor at Chandigarh University, and Mr. SupriyoChaudhuri, President of Employability. life.