Institutional Capacity Building
This sub strand is to build capacity and provide support to the vocational education institutions and schools through training and development of teaching/training staff. UK institutes and training providers to work with private training providers, NSDC partners and Indian institutes/schools, run under the aegis of Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) and Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), state governments to provide training and development support.
Joint expression of interest are invited from Indian and UK further education institutes and training providers. Further education institutes/training providers from UK to tie up with private providers, institutes/schools run under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development and Ministry of Labour & Employment for training of trainers. This sub strand will provide grants to selected institutes/organisations for training of trainer, curriculum development, certification & assessments in line with sector skills councils.
Each project proposal must be a joint submission by the UK and Indian teams and be endorsed by the respective heads of organisation/institute.
The funding will be to support activities that deliver one or more of the following outputs/outcomes:
- More highly skilled teachers/trainers using latest pedagogical methods and equipped to deliver industry-relevant training that enhances employability and enterprise
- New, industry-relevant curriculum materials
- Dissemination of the resources created beyond the institutions.
“UKERI programmes have brought Indian and UK Institutions closer and enabled better understanding of mutual strengths and opportunities”
RCM Reddy, Chairman, FICCI Skills Development Forum