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The national system of technical vocational education and training in the Philippines: review and reform ideasPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016The role of the National System of Technical Vocational Education and Training (NSTVET) is critical in skill upgrading and development. The rapidly changing technology highlights this need even more. This paper reviews the state of Philippine NSTVET, and identifies and discusses reform ideas.Document
Role and function of the national technical qualification system in the development of vocational abilityKorea Development Institute, 2012Korea has promoted industrialization under its national economic development plans that were commenced in 1960 and needed to train and produce skilled technical workers during this process.Document
The employment situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: challenges and innovations in labour trainingUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014In recent decades, vocational training institutes in Latin America and the Caribbean have made progress in finding responses to the challenges arising from the economic, production and technological changes taking place in the region.DocumentKorea Development Institute, 2013This report examines education and training programs that have contributed to the capacity development of Korean government officials. The purpose of this report is to extract lessons and implications that can benefit policymakers in developing countries where capacity building of government officials is an important task for national development.DocumentKorea Development Institute, 2012has developed consecutively from growth focused on labor to growth centering on capital and scientific technologies. Of course, Korea introduced the technologies of advanced countries to secure and develop the technologies needed by industry, and has constantly accumulated technical skills to digest and improve those technologies. However, whatDocumentKorea Development Institute, 2014Based on the surveyed demand of the Dominican government, four specific topics under the main title of “Export Credit Capacity Building and Export Industry Promotion with the Dominican Republic” were chosen and are covered in this report:Document
Micro-credit as a strategy for poverty alleviation among women entrepreneurs in Nasarawa State, Nigeria2015All over the world, poor people are routinely excluded from the formal finance system, ranging from full exclusion in developing countries, to partial exclusion even in developed countries. This fact contributes to making poverty a major development challenge, with one often touted solution being that of providing access to micro-loans.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014In 2013, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Task Force on Graduate Education called for an assessment of the state of graduate education programs in the Philippines. This assessment produced a comprehensive report on the state of graduate education programs in the country based on available CHED databases.DocumentUNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents, 2013This report focuses on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the South African Development Community (SADC). It finds that there is a very weak current knowledge base for TVET in the region. This report is a first step towards better knowledge on TVET for better policies and practices.DocumentWorld Bank, 1993This study discusses the need for developing countries to improve economic productivity. It draws on lessons from successful country experiences with skills training to develop an approach to the development of public training policies.