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Our publications are products of inter- disciplinary conferences, workshops and spaces we create in the areas of education and employability to learn, innovate and make an impact upon learners and educators alike.

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Young Women Learners in Industrial Training Institutes: Decoding Challenges to Successful Careers

A report that presents an in-depth understanding of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) ecosystem in India from the lens of its effect on the lives of young women students who walk into ITIs with the aim of building effective careers.

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Navigating Career Pathways: Building Professional Digital Identity and Networks

A qualitative study on how digital career platforms (such as LinkedIn) affect the demand-supply gap in the workforce, from a future of work point of view.

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Young Women Learners in Industrial Training Institutes: Decoding Challenges to Successful Careers

A report that presents an in-depth understanding of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) ecosystem in India from the lens of its effect on the lives of young women students who walk into ITIs with the aim of building effective careers.

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Preventing School Dropout: A Change Map of Effective Practices

A report that landscapes effective practices towards building 21st century classrooms to reduce school dropout in India. It consolidates insights to build an understanding of challenges and solution strategies.

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Navigating Career Pathways: Building Professional Digital Identity and Networks

A qualitative study on how digital career platforms (such as LinkedIn) affect the demand-supply gap in the workforce, from a future of work point of view.

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Education - Research Studies

Strategic Plan 2019-2023 – Transforming School-To-Work Ecosystems Through Self-Learning

This five year plan has chalked out new opportunities to transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration. We're amplifying our work, advocacy and scope to empower 4 million learners, equip 50,000 educators, partner with 7 state governments, build our network of 950 CSOs and ITIs, and strengthen 5450 schools, across 12 states.

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Employability - Case Study

Innovating for Scale

This case study is a blueprint of the Quest—Accenture partnership that build the way for more strategic associations, expanding a growing network of people and companies and added more weight and dimension to the original vision of the Skills to Succeed program,  harnessing funding, technology, learning systems, and blended learning for 21st Century skills.

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Employability - White paper

Skills for Future Jobs: Technology and the Future of Work in India

Young people entering the digital economy over the next five to ten years will need to equip themselves for a rapidly changing and uncertain future of work, a future that will both hold new opportunities and challenges. For us, whose target population is youth that have dropped-out of school and youth who have finished school but not continued on to college, our programs are needed to prioritize: digital fluency; core crosscutting skills and learnability.

In knowledge partnership with Tandem Research and support from Microsoft Philanthropies, we have released a white paper titled Skills for Future Jobs: Technology and the Future of Work in India. The paper focuses on the future of jobs and skilling in India, in the wake of rapid automation and digitization of life and work.

We aim to integrate the key findings from the white paper into our strategic and programmatic plan going forward.

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Education - Research Studies

Anandshala Case Studies

A collection of inspirational stories from the field that document the impact which the Anandshala program has had on students schools in the Samastipur district of Bihar.

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Education - Evaluation Reports

Evaluation of the Computer Assisted Learning Program

Quest evaluated the Computer Aided Learning program of the Azim Premji Foundation running in 5 states to understand the impact and outcomes.  The study helped the foundation reflect and relook on the program strategy of computer aided learning in schools.

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Employability - Evaluation Reports

Career Guidance Evaluation Report

In 2012 Quest Alliance along with SCERT in Delhi and Bihar Piloted a Career Guidance intervention for secondary school students. This evaluation outlines the formative and summative impact of the project.

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Employability - Research Studies

Transforming Life Skills Delivery Through ICTs

This evaluation report outlines the impact of the Digital Life Skills toolkit on youth participating in skill development programs of Jan Shikshan Sansthan in 4 states. It outlines the lessons learnt in building capacity of trainers to deliver Life Skills using Information and Communication Technologies.

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