iSEP – International Student Empowerment Program Validated By British Deputy High Commission
iSEP – International Students Empowerment Program is an initiative of GTEP, which is supported and validated by the British High Commission, Gujarat as a part of the UK – India Education Collaboration. The programme aims at enhancing the professional competence of the students in order to make them more suitable for the 21st Century global world of work.
Objective of Programme
The main objective of this program is to build and prepare the students to be a global employee. GTEP aims to empower the youth with learning global best practices and carve a niche for themselves in their respective careers. The company is founded with the firm belief that relevant skill sets can be acquired by leveraging the strengths of different nationalities and make individuals global citizens. To empower the conceptual understanding of UK-INDIA education collaboration and make the learners benefited without geographical boundaries.
The 21st Century dawned as the beginning of a Digital Age where work scenarios are beginning to have a culture of meritocracy, a flexible environment, diverse and progressive workforce and empowering technology. This phenomenon indicates a need to support the existing education system with the fundamental four pillars of learning suggested by UNESCO to prepare a student for the world of work:-
1. Learning To Know : [Cognitive Tools & Multiple Intelligence]
The key features of the phase -1 are as under:
1. Building ‘Brand You’ for the world of work in 21st
2. Learning the Four C’s ( Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking)
3. Practicing the collaborative strategic branding and selling skills.
4. The four E’s (Emotional quotient, Expression, Economic motive and Exposure) of international edification and exertion skills.
5. Application of all these into a commercially viable project.
The key features of the Phase – II are as under:
Focuses the integration works skills and Life skills.
Phase I and II are to be held in India, whereas Phase III and IV are to be held in London.
The key features of the Phase – III are as under:
Includes the global exposure of UK universities, innovation and technology, connecting the employer and industry.
The final phase offers pursuing masters, applying for job or a start up India project.
As leading universities of Gujarat, KSV tries to provide all her students the maximum benefit of this project in order to help them stand tall in the global market. The pilot project of the iSEP in KSV included nearly 500 students. They were offered the phase – I in total 6 batches. They completed phase – I by September 2018. Many more students are to become a part of the said project during the current academic year as well.
The key features of the Phase – IV are as under:
Phase IV is about taking back the Concept/Learning from UK Exposure Program and implanting it for may be ‘Start-up’ India Project or to pursue for Masters or to apply for Job in UK.