Skill Based Education System: A Determinant of Employability | Original Article
Education is one of the pertinent factors and accounts for the holistic growth of any nation. There are many developed countries across the globe, which have witnessed this fact for their overall growth and sustenance. Moreover, these countries adopt a type of education system and rubrics, whichever included skills alongside the educational mainstream. Thus, making the youth workforces prudent and effective for upbringing their overall socio-economic development. However, the education system in India is struggling to address and bring in significant changes in terms of infusing skill based education due to its pluralistic society and regional barriers. According to the guidelines of National Curriculum Framework (NCF), the education system must reflect changes in the learning standards and has to put more emphasis on professional development through imparting four ‘Cs’ such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity skills. Hence, the skill based education needs to address the employment requirements in terms of bringing professional development thereby making the youth workforces employable in accordance with expectations of employers. This in turn will enhance the socio- commercial and socio-economic development of the nation. The present study proposes a conceptual model based on reviews so as to measure the skill based education for employability, which comprise of skills.