Book Launch by Prof. Matthias Pilz, Center for Modern India Studies, University of Cologne at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, India

Friday, February 12, 2016
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Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, India

The book “India: Preparation for the World of Work -  Education System and School to Work Transition” edited by Prof. Matthias Pilz, University of Cologne, Germany was launched on 12th Feb 1016 at IIM Bangalore. Prof. Matthias Pilz, Editor of the book, Professor and Director of Center for Modern Indian Studies at the Cologne University, Germany, Prof. Nayana Tara and Prof. Kumar from IIM Bangalore, along with other renowned authors who contributed for the book, had gathered for the event at IIM Bangalore. Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde presided over as the Chief Guest at the book launch and called upon the inevitability of bridging the gap in vocational education in India, which will further enhance the idea behind ‘Make in India’ and ‘Skill India’ missions. 

The book covers the full picture from prevocational education to job related academic education and from standardized ITI-programs to informal learning in work place settings and also to life long learning. Well known researchers with high reputation from India focus chapter by chapter on special issues and to give a detailed and empirical validated inside look into education, labour market and all forms of learning. This book gives a perfect overview of all stages of the education and labour market system in India. The reader gets the opportunity of being informed about latest research finding on this topic in India.

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