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Choosing the Right Stream After 10th

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It’s that time of the year where the students have completed their 10th standard board exams and are anxiously waiting for their ICSE, CBSE results. It is also the time in which these students have to make a life decision regarding their career path, in order to shape their future towards their passion and goal. Often when students are asked about their passion or where they see themselves in the next ten years, they seem clueless. Hence students should be well guided and nurtured towards choosing the right stream in order to ensure themselves a better platform.

choosing right stream after 10th
choosing right stream after 10th

 

Normally, students are not aware that the stream they choose after their 10th standard is the first step towards shaping their future, making it a critical and a crucial one. Often this choice is made immaturely, where the students choose a specific stream because their parents want them to do so or because they don’t want to leave their friend circle, etc. resulting in the students hating their subjects or having to drop out midway. They do not actually spend the time to think about how this choice should be pondered over and decided wisely after analyzing oneself and researching about the right stream that would be well suited for the student.

Hence, here are few tips that will nurture the student in a way to make the right choice.

  1. Self-awareness:

The student should be well aware of their interests, strengths and weaknesses this involves analyzing and understanding their skills as well which will be the first step in helping them choose the right stream. An example to understand this scenario is given below:

  • Do I really like Math? (Identifying the interest)
  • Am I good at Math? (Judging the skills)
  • Can I be good in Math if I get all coaching and guidance? (Understanding the aptitude, i.e the ability to reach the required skill)

When an analysis is done, it will help the student to have a clear idea about oneself and will help in making the right choice.

  1. Discussion with parents/ teachers/ seniors:

When an important decision is required it is always preferred that a discussion is to be made with the seniors and experts. The same should be followed by students’ which will help in clearing their unsolved doubts and gain more knowledge. Having a healthy discussion with parents is also necessary which will help the student to analyze more efficiently on how their passion can be followed and not having to forcefully choose their parent’s decision.

  1. Visiting a career guidance counselor:

Certain instances where the student isn’t convinced and confident about the path to be chosen even after having discussions with teachers and seniors, in that case, the student can meet a career guidance counselor in which they help the student to know the right stream through scientifically designed and formulated methods. Another advantage of attending career guidance, educational fairs and seminars will help the student to explore career choices and plan their next step.

  1. Decision making and taking an action:

This is the final stage while choosing a stream after all the knowledge is gathered and obtained through various means. It finally comes to making your own decision which would shape your future. One can be successful in any career if one puts all their interest and effort to be the best as there are lots of opportunities. Hence, choose wisely and stay focused.

Parent’s role:

Parents have a crucial role in shaping their child’s future. They should be motivating and positive, helping their child to explore the right stream based on the child’s passion and interest. Parents should be open minded and not impose their decision on children while choosing the stream. Positive parenting like giving valuable advice and supporting the child is required. This will help to build a healthy relationship between the parent and child.

From the tips given, it will help the student to analyze and choose the right stream to shape their future. Byju’s help students to make the right choice, for more guidance, visit Byju’s and interact with the educational counselors.  For a better understanding of concepts, the students can also subscribe to the Byju’s YouTube Channel.

  • Digital Mind

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Develop These 3 Essential Soft Skills through E-learning

Here are three skills that will help you excel in your career and life

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One can learn certain soft skills like analytical thinking, creativity and problem solving through e-learning. Lifetime Stock

The rise of digitalisation and automation brought several changes in the Indian job sector; Owing to this, the way we impart and consume education went through a transformation as well. To succeed in any industry, degree, practical experience, and proficiency in domain-specific skills are certainly important. However, in order to efficiently use technology and apply your hard skills, it is extremely important to brush your soft skills before entering any organisation.  

Earlier, freshers only had a degree, few college assignments, and projects to talk about during interviews; however, the concept of internships, online trainings, and skill-based learning have completely changed the scenario today. Nowadays, even freshers are expected to hold a record of some internship experience and depict excellent soft skills during interviews. This is vital as in today’s era, robots and automation can simply carry out various day to day tasks, but soft skills such as analytical thinking, communication, active learning, and creativity retain and increase the value of employees in organisations. 

To fulfil employers’ expectations, scholars need to strengthen their command on soft skills and one of the best ways to achieve the same is through e-learning. With its self-controllable pace and real-world examples, online training ensures optimal learning and soft skill development within no time. 

Here are some in-demand soft skills that you can develop through online trainings

1. Analytical thinking

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To strengthen your analytical skills, online trainings such as data science and advanced excel prove beneficial. Lifetime Stock

To find out measurable and accurate solutions for different problems, analytical thinking is extremely essential. Data and information analysis is one of the most essential parts of analytical thinking which can be developed through online trainings. Every day, organisations have to deal with large amounts of data. This information needs to be analysed every now and then to keep a tap on organisations’ growth or decline in different key areas and to strategise further growth. This is why people who are able to handle huge amounts of data to produce good insights and help in taking informed decisions are considered great assets in every organisation.

Having good analytical skills could increase your chances of getting selected during interviews over other applicants. To strengthen your analytical skills, online trainings such as data science and advanced excel prove beneficial. The data science training teaches you to read a CSV file, understand operators, variables, dictionaries, functions, and data structures. Moreover, it lets you learn about data distribution, probability, data statistics, and types of testing while understanding the concepts of descriptive stats and inferential stats. Similarly, in the advanced excel training, you can learn In-depth lessons on formulas, functions, lookup functions, and data validation. You eventually learn how to automate, analyze, and present Excel data in the most effective manner. 

2. Problem-solving

We all deal with multiple problems in our lives whether small or huge. Ultimately, the only thing that keeps us going is our ability to analyse and resolve these problems. During any situation of crisis, employers always consider those employees who have the ability to resolve issues from ground level. Online programming trainings such as web development, core Java, Angular, and Android app development, strengthen your problem-solving skills. 

Programming is one such field where your problem-solving skills are largely addressed. While coding, the training helps you to develop a habit of computational thinking and learn to simplify complicated issues through simple codes. An aesthetic design could surely please the users at one go, but unless it solves one of their problems like shopping, buying food, or shipping a parcel across, it is of no use. Enrolling in any of the programming trainings allows you to deeply identify, analyse, plan, practice, and resolve multiple problems not only during coding but also in your day to day tasks.

3. Creativity

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Scholars can enrol in online trainings such as AutoCAD which helps to polish the creative skills. Lifetime Stock

Automation has brought enough technical efficiency, but creativity is one such segment where human involvement would always be required. Every organisation has multiple competitors today so, to stand out and capture the attention of their target segment, companies need to be creative. Therefore, employers generally look for those people who can think out of the box. 

Scholars can enrol in online trainings such as AutoCAD which helps to polish the creative skills. The training teaches you to precisely work on lines, points, circles, and arcs, shapes, study the key concepts of layers and a lot more. In an industrial project, it also requires you to work on 2D drafts and 3D models and come up with unique and creative designs. Whether you are an architectural, mechanical or electrical engineer, every new plan requires you to be creative than ever before. In fact, students who choose digital marketing trainings also develop their creative skills faster. Your skills in such training are polished when you plan and execute various digital marketing campaigns. Above all, online trainings develop your thinking and allow you to creatively plan and implement everyday tasks in your work premises. 

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All of these skills are put to use when you start working on assignments, assessment tests, code challenges, quizzes, exercises, and industrial projects that are provided in every online training. E-learning helps you to not just learn but implement and test your soft skills through such practically advanced options. For freshers with little or no working experience, soft skills are really essential during the screening process as it is the prerequisite based on which candidates are shortlisted. 

Courtesy: Internshala Trainings, a training platform (trainings.internshala.com)