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What attributes and skills are necessary for young people to make meaning of their lives and build self-learning pathways for success in the 21st century?

National Institute of Advanced Studies

For the past year, we have empowered 5000 girls in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi with coding workshops and an orientation to careers in STEM. Quest and IBM believe that the disparity today of women in STEM careers can be reduced dramatically if tens of thousands of girls across India are given an opportunity to explore …

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Quest Alliance and IBM Partnership for STEM for girls

For the past year, we have empowered 5000 girls in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi with coding workshops and an orientation to careers in STEM. Quest and IBM believe that the disparity today of women in STEM careers can be reduced dramatically if tens of thousands of girls across India are given an opportunity to explore …

Our Strategic Plan 2019-2023

A new year has lined up new opportunities to transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration. Learnings cumulated over a decade have shaped our approach to learners, educators, institutions, governments and civil society organizations. To reinforce our commitment, we’re amplifying our work, advocacy and scope.For the next five years, we will empower …

White Paper on the Future of Jobs and Skills in India

We released a white paper titled Skills for Future Jobs: Technology and the Future of Work in India on March 13th, 2018, in New Delhi. The main focus of this white paper was to raise awareness and drive conversation around 21st century skills set needed in India as well as enable educators to address critical gaps in the quality of …

Building Model Clusters and Schools

As part of the Anandshala program in Samastipur, we are collaborating with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) which has brought a multicultural group of 17 volunteers from Britain and India to help build model clusters and schools.  Technology as a strategy has been deployed in these centres where tablets, battery-operated projectors and speakers are being used …

Career Day at NVTI in New Delhi

Career Day is an opportunity for students to showcase all they have learned and researched. The students of the National Vocational Training Institute for Women in Noida held Career Day recently held their own Career Day. Career Day is a part of a youth employability project run with Bank of America-Merrill Lynch and Dasra along …

Career Conquest | Winner of Core77 Design Awards 2019

Career Conquest is a set of 36 interactive mobisodes (mobile-episodes) that equip young people with the mindset, skills and knowledge to craft fulfilling careers for themselves. They empower the learners to own their professional journeys by developing a foundational understanding of their own self and work possibilities of the future. The target user group for …

Quest and J.P. Morgan Partnership for ITI Development

The intervention is aimed to provide advanced skills development courses to 5,000 young women pursuing professional technical education in 15 government-run Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and polytechnics across Delhi-NCR region and Rajasthan. Critical job-specific soft-skills like communication, professional etiquette, digital literacy and life-skills is part of the training curriculum. Eleven all-women ITIs in Delhi-NCR region and …

Central Square Foundation Partnership

Quest Alliance entered into a new partnership with Central Square Foundation to work towards the integration of an employability skills curriculum in the school system for students in grades nine through twelve. The State Council of Education and Training (SCERT) in Delhi has approved the curriculum that focuses on English Communication, Life and Career Skills, Workplace …

Navigator Training

We held our first training of trainers in Bengaluru as a part of our new partnership with Dasra and Bank of America. The focus of the day-long training was to introduce our toolkits to our trainers, to hold sessions on the importance of women’s employability and to cover the basics of facilitation. The twelve trainers …

Digital Literacy Boot Camps in the North East

MyQuest ran a three-day boot camp in Kohima, Nagaland to train youth with critical digital literacy skills for the 21st century. The Microsoft-YouthSpark boot camps comprised sessions on digital literacy and introducing youth to programming concepts through Quest’s customised Scratch programming toolkit as well as basic HTML programming to create websites for local businesses.  The …