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KK!HRThe verification of knowledge and skills acquired through experience is a cumbersome process whereas certain presumptions can be easily drawn based on the educational qualifications. There is always a distinction made between degree holders and diploma holders. With experience the diploma holders may gain sound technical knowledge but the comprehensive systematic knowledge and all round capability which a degree holder acquires is still unmatched. So the preference for the degree holder is explained.
From India, Mumbai
nathraowhen a person completes a degree or higher thorough study and independent testing of knowledge through exams, he acquires a strong theoretical basis and understanding of the subject.
With theory when he works he gets experience. The degree hopefully will guide the person to get right experience and correct working habits/procedures/steps based on understanding.
Experience on the other hand is gained by practical working on ground with or without a theoretical backing.If you have good supervisor who guides you well, then your experience will be enriched and make one good at this vocation.
But disadvantage is when you practical working is not based on full knowledge and right practises.Then your expereince may go against your development/growth.
Pros about experience
Experiences enable individuals to imply their knowledge rather than just knowing about it.
Experiences develop skills like communication, critical thinking, problem solving and social skills that have a very limited scope within a degree.
Experience is acquired over years of working, but sometimes a person without a degree may do the work but not with full knowledge of the entire system and can get stuck if something outside his experience comes up.
Summing it up this debate is endless and depends on the job,the particular candidate.
From India, Pune
Nagarkar Vinayak LDear colleagues,
This preponderance of experience over certification is a myth created by our present educational system in India.
If the learner gets experiential learning opportunities to gain insights by applying the principles and laws of nature through simulation methods repeatedly, the learning will be rock solid .
Then such a dichotomy whether experience is more important than certification will fade away.
From India, Mumbai
bijay_majumdarJust a Few days ago We had discussion on small topic of ladies learning to drive two wheelers. The topic came up when we read in newspaper about skidding of vehicle driven by a lady on main road reuslting into her death.
What I mean to say here is that simply learn to drive and then landing for driving straight on the road without understanding safety and environment will sometime result into accidents like the above. Here practical knowledge was there but lack of theoritical aspect
In a second incident I found a young college going engineering student repairing her scooter by the side of the road as her scooter broke down in the mid way to her place.I enquired,to help her but she said," thank you uncle, I am doing my engg in automobile,and the problem is solved, just repairing it.I was happy to see that How her indepth knowledge gave confidence and courage to her to diagnose and repair her bike with out much of problem.She is certified engineer today,
The theritical and conceptual learning is important and the hence certification.Learning however is never a waste, and authentic learning is like gem in the crown.
From India, Vadodara
PRABHAT RANJAN MOHANTYQ*****Why is less importance given for Knowledge And Skills gained through experience than knowledge and skills Acquired through certification?
A******The knowledge and skills acquired through certification is always best than of skill gained through experience.
The knowledge and skill absorbed under course is absolute and the certificate is issued after test given by the learner.
Whereas knowledge and skill is gained from experience is limited to exposure part only not complete.
Out of experience one cannot be an engineer, doctor, lawyer, chartered accountant and professionals of other field.
From India, Mumbai
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