With the specific objective of creating greater awareness and introducing students the dream career opportunities available in the Logistics Sector, LSC has introduced a Logistics Literacy Programme for School Students at two levels.
- First level Concepts of ‘Storage-Transportation-E Commerce- Processes (Logistics) [STEP] from STEM Program’ is meant for students in 6th, 7th, or 8th standard. (Children see E Commerce activity on a daily basis ad therefore is chosen to explain logistics processes)
- The second level is the Logistics Literacy Program meant for students in 9th & 11th standards.
The programme has the following outcomes:
- Enable the young students on the verge of completion of their school education to understand the basic concepts of logistics so that they can pusue dream career opportunities in the Logistics Sector.
- Facilitate the students to choose an appropriate degree programme in Logistics to pursue after their school education.
- Motivate students, in the unfortunate event of dropping out from education, to take up Apprenticeship and later full-time employment in the industry.
The Pedagogy for this programme is designed with theoretical learning, practical, activities, industrial visit, and virtual learning. Software based interactive learning; Puzzle based games are used to make the learning process interesting.
- An assessment has two components: One comprising internal assessment which will be made by the School, and the second component is external examination including theory and practical, to be conducted by a Board constituted by LSC.
- Assessments will be as prescribed in the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) which is based on outcomes referenced to the National Occupation Standards (NOSs).
- Logistics Sector Skill Council has an ongoing collaboration with TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal - one of the top-notch B Schools in the country – for creating assessment rubrics.
- This assessment rubrics will be as per the selected cluster/state, as tailor-made components for the better results and to fulfil the programme outcome