JD Institute of Fashion Technology, India, started in the year 1988, is one of the top Institutes of Art and Design in India. Currently, there are currently 36 learning centers in 36 cities across India. Under the eminent experts from the Industry, the subjects in Fashion, Interior, Jewellery, Fashion Marketing & communications, Visual Merchandising, Photography, Hair, and Make-up will be elucidated with high passion giving the young aspirants the much-required practical experience and classroom training. The main aim of the Institute is to help the students to take their imagination to the next level, giving them a platform not just to up-skill their creativity but also to prepare and give them the confidence to follow their dreams.
To develop and be globally viable, JD Institute of Fashion Technology are members of internationally acclaimed prestigious bodies and associations like EQAC, Cumulus, Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Indo French chamber of commerce and Industry, the council of EU chambers of commerce in India, BoF (Business of Fashion), London and does collaborative projects with London College of Fashion, UAL, London, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL, London, JJAADA, London, KOEFIA, Rome, Italy, National Design Institute, Russia.
Over the years JD Institute of Fashion Technology has been awarded Various Awards:
- Leaders in Education – At the UK Asian Business Awards 2018 held at Congress Hall London.
- Winner of Skill Learning for Fashion Design at the Indian Education Awards 2018 and 2017.
- Best Fashion and Interior Design Institute in India by the Indian Education Awards 2017
- Best Vocational Education Institute of the year – Fashion Design by the Indian Education Awards 2017.
- The Knowledge Review, an International Magazine has named JD Institute as one of the top institutes of Art and Design in India, published in June 2018.
Adobe is a Global Leader in Digital Education and over the past 35 years has helped many global education institutions across universities and school’s world over. Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information. Adobe is the leading provider of solutions to create, deliver and optimize digital content and applications across media and devices.
JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore Campus and Adobe – a global leader in Digital solutions, would like to partner to establish ‘Adobe Creative Technology Academy’. The main objective of this academy would be to offer skill-based training to the students to enhance employability aspect as per the demand of the industry.
Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We’re online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us. In the same way, Adobe Technology is very important for companies which face challenges in every intersection between content and applications. It is infamously known for its multimedia and creative graphics and document software products for 35 years. By 2020, it is predicted that an average Indian will be 29 years old, making India the world’s youngest country. Today, industry demands new age skills like Artificial Intelligence, Creativity, Design Thinking, Machine Learning, and Big Data. J.D Institute of Fashion Technology, being one of the pioneers in providing quality Art & Design Education across India, is a felicitous platform to instigate ACTA - Adobe Creative Technology Academy. It is an initiative for skill development of students across educational institutes in sync with India’s skill India and Digital India mission.
The highlights of the program are:
- Integration of digital tools into the curriculum
- Practical hands-on training on Digital tools (CreativeCloud)
- Faculty development session
- Guest lectures for students by Industry digital experts
- Adobe branding for Adobe Creative Technology Academy
- Access to Adobe Education Exchange (a repository for content and global connect for teachers)
- Access to Adobe Creative technologies
This program will be implemented by Adobe specialists ensuring overall benefits for the institution. Mr. Nealesh Dalal, Managing Trustee, JD Educational Trust, stated: “It is important to Keep up with the technology, in today’s world an artist and a designer can do a better emote or an expression of their imagination with technology and ACTA helps in that”. The event was organised on October 11, 2018 at Good Shepard’s Auditorium under the presence of top dignitaries from Adobe and JD Institute, witnessed by 1200 students.