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APEC Future Education Forum held in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge (online), 16 November 2017 - Nearly 150 foreign and domestic participants discussed education policies and the future of international education at the APEC Future Education Forum held on November 15 in Hanoi.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 16, 2017 04:05 PM |
Shan govt keeps brain drain at bay with vocational grads

Myanmar Times (online), 15 November 2017 - VOCATIONAL schools don’t just give people a leg-up, they improve the employment rate, facilitate entrepreneurship and help sustain the value chain within the region.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 16, 2017 04:03 PM |
Cambodian, Chinese institutes sign cooperation agreement on vocational training

XinhuaNet, Phnom Penh, 15 November 2017 - The Industrial Technical Institute (ITI) of Cambodia and the Zibo Vocational Institute (ZBVI) of China's Shandong Province signed here Wednesday a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in vocational education.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 16, 2017 04:01 PM |
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Information Note: Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE)

ILO - 2017. This information note is part of the Policy Brief series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch. It the Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE) programme of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which aims to promote rural employment using a community-based approach to skills development. It outlines some of the challenges faced in efforts to improve rural livelihoods, presents an overview of the TREE programme, describes some national experiences in implementing TREE and summarizes the programme’s contribution to supporting the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda. It is intended to inform ILO constituents, skills development specialists and training practitioners about the programme and its potential to support national rural skills initiatives.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 16, 2017 12:00 AM |
The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

World Economic Forum - 2017. The annnua Global Gender Gap report benchmarks 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment. In addition, this year’s edition also analyses the dynamics of gender gaps across industry talent pools and occupations.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 07, 2017 12:00 AM |
Better Use of Skills in the Workplace: Why It Matters for Productivity and Local Jobs

ILO/OECD - 2017. 'This joint OECD-ILO report provides a comparative analysis of case studies focusing on improving skills use in the workplace across eight countries. The examples provide insights into the practical ways in which employers interact with government services and policies at the local level. They highlight the need to build policy coherence across employment, skills, economic development and innovation policies, and underline the importance of ensuring that skills utilisation is built into policy development thinking and implementation.'

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