August 27, 2016
With changing needs of industrial and financial sector, TimesPro, an educational subsidiary of Times of India group is planning to introduce digital learning as part of its curriculum, a top official of the institution said today.
The course curriculum is designed and curated not just to equip all the learners with the requisite knowledge but more to make them Day 1-Hour 1 ready for their respective roles, head academics (vice-president) TimesPro-ET learning solutions, Dr. Nagendra Chowdhary told reporters here.
Considering the evolving Digital India policy of the Government, the institution would introduce a digital based learning course to update the students in newer technology, Chowdhary said, adding that course modules and teaching methodology focused on a practical approach.
Stating that TimesPro has a strong alumni of 6,500 students and with 96 per cent placed in various banking and financial sector, he said that it has also proposed to bring in new courses in higher education.
“The vision is to ensure that we provide the Indian youth with tailor made and industry vetted educational courses that bridge the gap between the current formal education system and why at the industry requirements are, thereby making Indian youth employable,” Chowdhary said.
Anusha Ravi, CEO of Park Group of Educational Institutions, who was present to felicitate its alumni, said there should be flexibility in the Indian education system. “With all the sectors such as industry, banking moving forward in tune with technology advancement, education sector was still lagged behind and this needs to be addressed,” Anusha said.