ARC SKILLS launch an Online Fundamental Skills Programme to make students future ready
ARC SKILLS launchan Online Fundamental Skills Programme to make students future ready
- Introduced a distinctive online Integrated Learning Programme: Soar skills
Arc Skills, a global skill provider for schools, universities, and corporates, launched Soar, an integrated pathway for school student to learn new age & socio emotional skills. With the successful launch of Soar, Arc Skills laun chessoar skills, an online programme for middle school students focusingon fundamental skills for future.
Soar Pathway constitutes of Soar Skills, is developed to make the child conversant in specific foundational lite racies that will help children further identify and build on their strengths. Soar Skills is a progressiveonline lea rning programme by Arc Skills.The courses under Soar Skillsadvancesthrough student-ledonline learning pat h together with integrated assessmentplatform, for students to learnspecific foundational literacies helping them to further identify and build on their strengths. The first two courses of Soar skills will educate the iGENswith as pects like business reports and impact of social media on business communication and make them future ready when they step up for higher education. Financial Literacy, as the name suggests is to help secondary school s tudents navigate the intricacies of personal finance and will also aid students to recognize the new face of ba nking.
Kakul Misra, COO, Arc Skills, said, “The Psychological load of competition obliges a student to complete vast syllabus and devote excessive emphasis on various examinations. In this race of marks and examination, the pr eparation for future ready skills remain untouched and suddenly when they go for higher education and enter the corporate world, most find it difficult, especially to manage their personal finances. I strongly believe that a student should be proficient to manage their personal funds and learn basics of business-oriented communica tions before they enter the professional world. Through thesefundamental Programs under Soar Skills, which includes Financial Literacy, Health Management, BusinessWriting Skills, we intend to enable our children with essential skills to cope up in this dynamic world, and develop a change quotient”
The philosophy of teaching atArc Skills is to make students skillful and reliant.Programs such as Business Wr iting are aimed to make the students to learn and practice different forms of communi ca tion within the corpo rate world and help them better comm uni cate in a professional manner when they are ready. Financial lit eracy is developed to make the child understand the critical fina ncial market trends and manage finances.
In 2017, Arc Skills introduced Skills 21 programme globally in seven countries, which was shortlisted for the ‘in novation’ prize at the 2018 GESS awards. In India and across the globe, Skills 21 has become the best example of a substantial learning programme in 21st century. This pr ogramme successfully meets the criteria of effecti veness and accessibility, achieved through the integration of teacher training and the use of modern teaching technologies.
About Arc Skills:
Arc Skills, subsidiary of Varkey Group, are the provider of skills. They are the global skills industry innovator for schools, universities, and businesses. They are leading the revolution in the skill development sector, making it more relevant, effective, and transformational for all. Education is comprehensive when it empowers today’s stu dents to prosper in the wildly unpredictable world they will face when they are no longer in school. With an aim to equip every student with necessary skills to adapt to the challenges of ever changing world, Arc Skills lau nched ‘Soar’ under its education offering. Soar is an entire learning pathway that nurtures values, skills, and ca reer-based competencies in a child, at each step of their school life. Soar brings awareness to 13 Values, 18 Virt ues, 9 Life and Career competencies, and 12 in demand career skills. The product align the skills taught to a child at developmental stage, so that they can gradually develop the skills needed for confidence, self-awareness, and passion.