Skill development key to India’s inclusive growth: Microsoft

Underling the need to examine the school curriculum from the vantage point of a skill-based economy, Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari on Thursday said that skill development is “super critical” for the country”s growth curve to scale sustainably and inclusively.

“Schools will have to create flexible learning environments for students with an integrated pedagogical approach that leverages the power of technology,” Maheshwari wrote in a LinkedIn post.

“A thoughtfully designed STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum can help build both subject-specific knowledge and critical skills for the future, including critical thinking, problem solving and creativity,” he added.

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