For those of us working in the education sector, gender equality is a critical development outcome we want to see. Several years of advocacy has seen gender parity being achieved in elementary and even secondary school enrollments.
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.
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.
It’s an inevitable process to harness the power of the digital revolution in education programs.
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.
Where hide the wise answers to questions vexing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policy makers and practitioners in developing countries today? They ask, for example: will benefits outweigh costs of building a National Qualifications Framework.