January 24, 2019
Leading global skills provider Arc Skills, has announced the launch of SOAR in India, a unique and integrated skills program for school students. Arc Skills is one of first organizations to bring this impactful solution for development of life-long skills giving our children chance to obtain the essential new age skills and confidence to turn their potential into success.
SOAR, is a research backed learning pathway that nurtures values, skills, and career-based competencies in a child, at each step of their school life. The skills are aligned to the child’s age and developmental stage, so they can progressively develop the skills needed for present and future.
Kakul Misra, COO, Arc Skills India says, “SOAR prepares the students for the world of tomorrow through an integrated and continuous learning pathway. With SOAR programs, we intend to equip every child in India with much needed new age skills to develop & confidently grow their strengths with understanding of essential life skills, preparing them for future. The strategic blend of interactive technology, game-based learning, and thought-provoking reflection, enriches the learning experience for students and help them explore new ideas while imbibing key skills and dispositions needed to thrive in these dynamic times.”
Arc Skills introduced Skills 21 as the first programme in SOAR pathway by launching it two years back. The programme received high praise from students, parents and teachers across globe. Skills 21 has become an international example of a 21st-century skills programme that successfully meets the criteria of effectiveness and accessibility.
With SOAR, schools in India now have the opportunity to diversify their offering and give students a solid foundation of self-awareness, socio-emotional skills, abilities & career-based skills.
About Arc Skills
Arc Skills, a subsidiary of Varkey Group is a global skills industry innovator for schools, universities and businesses. By impacting thousands of people, businesses, and schools across America, UAE, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Malaysia, and India, Arc Skills today is leading the revolution in the skill development sector. UAE- headquartered Arc Skills commenced operations in 2014 and today has a large network of trainers are certified by international curriculum providers and deliver award winning skills development solutions using modern technology and methods.
Arc Skills aims to lead the revolution in lifelong learning by bringing together research, experience, and global curriculum’s, in order to offer skill development solutions at an affordable price to everyone, from early education to middle management. Being entrusted as leaders of change, Arc Skills has been awarded for their innovative and effective life skills programme, Skills 21 (first programme of Soar Pathway), and vocational employability solutions (GrowthX Connect), which has collectively helped over 60,000 people. Arc Skills is also the recipient of the Qadat Al Tagheer Award for Excellence in Skills Development Globally. The client portfolio of the company spans across numerous industries and their esteemed client list in India and across includes Coca-Cola, National Bank of Africa, HP, GEMS Education, Mobil, Reddam House School, MRC Schools, and Etisalat.