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Government begins star rating of industrial training institutes

The Economic Times, New Delhi, 21 May 2017 - The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has begun grading the industrial training institutes across the country by giving them star ratings based on their facilities, performance and placement record.

Posted by Administrator at May 22, 2017 03:29 PM |
Vocational education is a better pathway to a job than a university degree, new report finds

Financial Review (online), 21 May 2017 - A new report urges parents to seriously consider urging their school leaving children to study a vocational course rather than a university degree because, in many cases, it is a pathway to better jobs.

Posted by Administrator at May 22, 2017 03:21 PM |
TEVTA to set up Pakistan’s first vocational university

Daily Times, Lahore, 19 May 2017 - In order to fulfil the future needs of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has decided to establish Pakistan's first technical and vocational training university in Punjab in collaboration with Tianjin University of Technology and Education (TUTE).

Posted by Administrator at May 22, 2017 03:18 PM |
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OECD Skills Outlook 2017: Skills and Global Value Chains

OECD - 2017. The OECD Skills Outlook 2017 shows how countries can make the most of global value chains, socially and economically, by investing in the skills of their populations.

Posted by Administrator at May 18, 2017 12:00 AM |
Questions and answers: ILO meeting to focus on jobs and skills mismatch

ILO - 2017. This Q&A article focuses on jobs and skills mismatch. The ILO News talked to Paul Comyn, Senior Vocational Skills and Development Specialist in the ILO’s SKILLS branch, about the key focuses of the first annual International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch from 11-12 May in Geneva.

Posted by Administrator at May 14, 2017 12:00 AM |
How Useful is the Concept of Skills Mismatch?

ILO - 2017. This paper was prepared as a background note for the International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch to be held in Geneva on May 11-12, 2017. Based on the data from the European Skills and Jobs Survey, the paper examines the incidence of various combinations of skills mismatch across the EU and reviews the European Commission’s country specific recommendations.

Posted by Administrator at May 08, 2017 12:00 AM |
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