Nov 30, 2011 02:55 PM
ILO, 2009 - Guide Three is about the collective role that employers' organizations and other business associations can play in helping their members on this important topic.
Magharebia, 29 December 2011 - Morocco's Economic and Social Council released a new report last week that recommends ten ways authorities can tackle the lingering issue of youth unemployment.
Jun 08, 2012 10:59 AM
Author: Hyung Man Kim·Cheonsik Woo Kirak Ryu·Seok-young Oh
Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training (KRIVET), 2011 - This report is focused on the programmes and institutions at Junior Colleges and
Polytechnic colleges within Korea’s post-secondary VET, as defined according to
OECD guidelines established under the SBS project. The key contents of the analysis
center on access route, funding and governance, qualification framework, teaching,
career guidance, quality assurance, and so on. The framework of the analysis is to
determine how skill formation in post-secondary VET can be aligned with the needs of the labour market. In the process, the study tackles the policy issues and challenges confronting post-secondary VET in Korea, and derives policy suggestions to address these issues and challenges based on the analysis. The study analyzes six challenges and five policy issues to assist policy makers frame the policy debate and to address thechanging environment in Korean post-secondary VET.
The National Youth Training Centre provides vocational training to school leavers and the disadvantaged youth. The program aims to equip people with knowledge and skills to enable them to earn a source of living and improve their livelihood.
The World Bank's Skills Development Project of Afghanistan seeks to increase the number of immediately-employable graduates by building, in stages, a high quality Technical Vocation and Education Training (TVET) system that is equitable, market responsive, and cost-effective.
YBS seeks to be the leading charity in cultivating a culture of entrepreneurship in Singapore and helping youths between 18 and 35 years old with business seed funding and mentoring.
Enhanced Vocational Education and Training Project (EVENT) supports the Government of Nepal (GON)'s Ministry of Education (MOE) in improving the quality of long-term and short-term technical and vocational training and increasing the employability of its large youth population.
YBSL works in Sri Lanka to support youth to start a business through provision of concessionary credit facilities and associating a mature and experienced individual who provides business mentor support voluntarily.
JILAF promotes the development of free democratic and independent trade unions and sound social and economic development in developing countries. One of its activities includes a young leadership course for young union leaders in Asia and the Pacific.
SAYEN is linked to TUNZA, UNEP’s strategy for engaging young people in environmental activities. It encourages youth to explore sustainable career options through vocational training and entrepreneurship programmes in South Asia.
Loden provides entrepreneurship training for young people in Bhutan.
Hindustan Times, 27 December 2011 - Not happy with the poor representation of youth in political parties, youngsters in Patiala district are feeling marginalised. The winds of change, they feel, will blow only if they have a greater say in the political system.
The Daily News, 28 December 2011 - Sri Lanka's President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has requested that an airline cabin training course be implemented through the Vocational Training Institute to open up the career path to rural youth who cannot afford the high fees of private training institutions.
This Plan helps poverty stricken areas in western China develop education, public health, agricultural technology and poverty alleviation cause by introducing college students to western China, to basic level units and to the places where our nation needs them most. It also helps college students expand employment opportunities and possibilities to start a business, developing them into outstanding people with modern knowledge on culture and science, with work experience in basic units and with a strong sense of social obligation.
MEGA‐SkY’s focus is to create educational and skill building opportunities for marginalized children and youth especially within the Muslim community in India within the states of Bihar, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.