Developing Countries Should Find Their Own Path for Skills Development and Training
Less developed countries need not emulate wealthier ones when establishing their technical and vocational training systems.
Improve Vocational Training to Boost IT Jobs in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is making progress on improving public TVET, but IT courses have yet to generate the needed employment opportunities.
Trial and Error with Digital Technology in Sri Lanka
It’s an inevitable process to harness the power of the digital revolution in education programs.
Boosting Competitiveness through Skills Development in Uzbekistan
More available skills at a low cost will help young Uzbeks make the most of their education.
Why Skills Development? In Asia, a Basic Education is Not Enough Anymore
In today’s global economic context, maintaining Asia’s economic growth requires transforming education systems and realigning the labor supply to match new employer needs.
The Skills Asian Youth Need Today
Skills alignment should be a priority among governments and the private sector in the region to provide young people the skills employers need to give them jobs.
Vocational Training – Crucial, But Not Everything
Completing a short training course doesn’t necessarily provide the ‘employability edge.’ What else is at play?
Why Recalibrating Technical and Vocational Education Training Matters for Inclusive Growth
One key challenge that restricts the region’s further growth potential is how to not only overcome TVET exclusion, but also deepen the talent pool and facilitate its integration into the market.
Skilling Up Youth in a Technology Driven World
What can policymakers do to provide young people with the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly technology-driven world? How can young people themselves play a bigger role in skills development?
Skills in Asia: Shortages, Gaps and Mismatch
Even in countries with strongly performing, business-friendly economies, a positive relationship between education and training rates and employment outccomes is not automatic. We can clearly see this in Asia.