News & Events
Civil Society Organization (CSO) National Partners Meet
The Civil Society Organization (CSO) National Partners Meet commemorated Quest Alliance’s journey with NGO partners in equipping young people from disadvantaged communities with 21st century skills. The event brought together 30+ partners across India over two days, March 13 & 14, to celebrate achievements,reflect on new challenges, and plan for the future. It built a …
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MSDE and Quest Alliance Launch the Upgraded Employability Skills Curriculum
The job market is more competitive now than it has ever been. Employers seek employability skills as crucial qualities in their future employees, along with subject matter expertise. To aid this, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Quest Alliance have upgraded the Employability Skills curriculum that’s offered to millions of young people across …
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Accenture, Cisco, J.P. Morgan and Quest Alliance extend collaboration with Ministry of Skills Development & Entrepreneurship
Each year, over 2.5 million students enroll into ITIs across India. The skilling program focuses on 21st century skills required in the modern workplace, and includes modules for digital literacy, effective communication, workplace readiness and advanced technology skills. In 2019, the Directorate General of Training (DGT) signed a year-long memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Future …
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Self-Learning: A Photo Campaign
Yuva Solution Makers 2021
Capgemini To Power STEM and Coding Education In 4 States
This project, named MyCode, will be implemented for one year in 25 schools across Karnataka, Odisha, and Telangana under the Secondary Schools Program. At the core, MyCode is designed to equip students with 21st century skills, a STEM mindset and career exploration skills needed to be able to make informed life decisions and build career …
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Announcement: The Loss Of Our Esteemed Colleague And Friend, Abhijeet Mehta
Abhijeet passed away unexpectedly this week and will be sorely missed by everyone here. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Abhijeet have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Abhijeet’s genius, diligence, courage and leadership were overshadowed only by his exceptional compassion and long term commitment …
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Quest 2 Learn Summit 2021
Quest 2 Learn Summit 2021 Some conversations were complex, some were very simple and honest. Each conversation was insightful. Quest2Learn is our community’s effort to build a new education-skilling sector that is inclusive, adaptable, and truly thriving. Students, educators, sector practitioners, design thinkers, researchers, technologists, govt. representatives and social impact investors dived into valuable conversations …
Quest Alliance Joins The Scratch Education Collaborative
Last month, the Scratch Education Collaborative (SEC) brought together organizations from 13 countries around the world. Participants discussed topics ranging from the importance of building trust with program participants to the power of Scratch as a storytelling tool. Quest Alliance is the only Indian organization part of the Scratch Education Collaborative, alongside 40 other global, …
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Working Paper — Self-Learning: Concepts, Principles and Strategies
We released a working paper titled Self-Learning: Concepts, Principles and Strategies on June 11th, 2021. The paper encourages nurturing a self-learning mindset, as a potential way forward to close the gap between the aims of education and what is practiced. We interviewed educators, learners, and practitioners, compiled our learnings from the last few years, and …
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Quest Alliance And Wells Fargo Partner For Skills Training In VTIs
The skills program, which runs throughout the year, provides training to 1,300 VTI students from marginalized communities, with women constituting at least 40% of the group. It aims to equip young learners with essential skills as well as a self-learning mindset that will enable them to build and confidently navigate their careers in the future. …
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