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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

  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 …

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MasterCoach Is Open For 2017 Applications

  The MasterCoach program is inviting applications for 2017! MasterCoach is a 5-month online certification program that is aimed at building 21st century trainers.  The MasterCoach program is designed to support trainers and educators in their professional growth by building skills, peer network, and accessing teaching tools that are unique and can be customized to …

Training in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

In Phnom Penh in Cambodia, we conducted a 4-day training session with Digital Divide Data (DDD) on Life Skills, Facilitation and the use of the Digital Life Skills Toolkit. Six trainers from Digital Divide Data participated from three countries: Cambodia, Laos, and Kenya. The objective of the training was to give participants an orientation to Quest’s approach …

Children Learn About Democracy

In the first week of May 2017, the students of schools across the Samastipur district of Bihar exercised their democratic right of electing their school heads among a number of candidates. The excited students stood single file as they entered the restricted polling zones one by one to cast their votes for the student body …

Quest 2 Learn Summit 2017

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Oracle Enables Access to Diverse Digital Learning Tools to 400 Teachers and Head Teachers

  A network of Anandshala Change Leaders who are Government functionaries at the cluster level will be trained and equipped to support teachers as they adopt digital tools for teaching and learning. Quest, through its Anandshala program, has an ongoing partnership with the Bihar State Government to work across the district of Samastipur in Bihar …

Quest Learning App Pilot

The Quest Education Technology team along with its technology and design partners have been conducting a pilot of the Quest Learning app, an interactive Android app to get facilitators and students on board for anytime, anywhere learning. The app design and development is being supported by Accenture and LinkedIn for Good.  Over the past month, we have …

Strengthening Government ITIs in Tamil Nadu

In 6 locations across Tamil Nadu, the MyQuest team based in Chennai held three-day sessions to train the trainers of Govermnent ITIs. The training was packed with intensive sessions based on knowing who the student is, interesting debates on careers, practical classroom demos, and interactive activities such as storytelling, energizers, group discussions, learning life skills …

MasterCoach Graduation Ceremony

We are proud to share news of the MasterCoach Cohort III Graduation Ceremony that took place on May 7th, 2017! In Ahmedabad, Gujarat twenty-four trainers from MasterCoach Cohort III proudly stood on the stage to collect their diplomas certifying them as MasterCoach trainers – skilled and committed to build 21st century classrooms. The accomplished MasterCoach …

Parent Engagement Day

Frequently, we hold sessions for parents and students to talk to each other about career choices, ask each other questions and understand one another. In addition to academic, behavioral and emotional outcomes, parents are a major influence on their child’s career development and career decision-making. A considerable number of our students are the first in …

LinkedIn for Good supports R&D of a Mobile-First, Anytime, Anywhere Learning Toolkit for Youth

Quest and LinkedIn have worked together since 2015 in an effort to introduce disadvantaged youth to the benefits of a professional digital identity and its associated benefits. Over the past year, Quest has trained 4,000 students on using LinkedIn as well as on career related skills. Over the course of 2017, LinkedIn for Good has …