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FG pledges continued support to STI expo to promote research development

The federal government said it will continue to support the annual science, technology and innovation expo to promote the country’s research, development and global competitiveness. This assertion was made by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu on behalf of the Federal Government during the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual STI […]

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Vocational training initiative in Delhi helps many young adults achieve their dreams

Qualities such as clarity of mind and focus are rare in a 23-year-old. But these strengths helped Mohd Aqdas Khan navigate and overcome difficulties. Privileges did not come naturally to Mohd Aqdas; he had to earn them by taking every opportunity that came his way. He was born into a low-income family in East Delhi, […]

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Don advocates vocational training to save graduate unemployment

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ibadan Polytechnic, Dr. KA Yusuf described higher education as the backbone of any society, saying that its quality determines the quality of human resources and the development of a country. He added that outsourcing of labor is inevitable in any company that requires rapid growth and development. Therefore, […]

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Training future generations: how vocational training centers can solve Australia’s skills shortages

As we venture out of the lockdowns, we are seeing the push towards the digitalization of the workforce more than ever. For many this means that the way we work and learn is changing and new skills are needed. Vocational training is practical, career-focused learning that is necessary for students to harness 21st century capabilities […]

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Tolon: the head of Tali urges the government to create a vocational training center

Minister of Employment Naa Abdullai Alhassan Tali, the chief of Tali in the traditional area of ​​Tolon in the Northern region, called on the government to set up a vocational training center in the community to equip young women with the entrepreneurial skills needed to be self-sufficient. This would prevent them from migrating south to […]

Short courses

‘Big quit’ shift to short courses boosts FutureLearn outlook

The growing number of young people signing up with the UK’s leading online higher education provider in the wake of the pandemic suggests it can successfully meet the challenge of America’s biggest rivals, according to its new chief executive. . Andy Hancock became chief executive of FutureLearn in October, joining the Open University-founded platform from […]

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Tantri Trailers Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Vocational Training Authority to Grow Talent Pool – The Island

Recognizing the need to recruit qualified, educated and diverse talent for the business, Sri Lanka’s leading trailer manufacturer and exporter, Tantri Trailers (Private) Limited, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Authority Vocational Training Institute of Sri Lanka (VTASL) to hire students for welding courses at VTASL. With the MoU in place, Tantri […]

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Apprentice ambassadors will be recruited to spread the message of vocational training directly into classrooms

The program will fill skills and employment gaps in key regional industries The project will focus on opportunities in areas where participation is lower Working with the Government “Nudge Unit” will use behavioral insights to drive interest A new group of apprentices will go to schools and colleges to act as ambassadors as they talk […]

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Future makers of Standard Chartered bring hope to girls through vocational training

Futuremakers at Standard Chartered aims to tackle inequality through greater economic inclusion in our markets and in disadvantaged communities. Futuremakers helps disadvantaged young people, especially girls and people with visual impairments, learn new skills and improve their chances of finding a job or starting their own business. Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC partnered with the […]

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Prime Minister asks to start vocational courses suitable for overseas job offers

* Prime Minister asks to start vocational courses suitable for overseas job offers Monday, January 31, 2022, 11:32 p.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. January 31, Colombo: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today requested government agencies implementing vocational training courses to launch vocational training courses targeting overseas employment to cover areas where there are […]

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Top 5 Reasons Young South Africans Pursue Vocational Training

Students who have not yet finalized their study options for this year should give serious consideration to professional careers, where the demand for skilled and qualified employees remains strong. Vocational training is training specific to a career or trade, that is, training focused on the practical application of skills in the workplace. Instead of just […]

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Stakeholder Perspectives on Vocational Training Provision for Youth with Disabilities in Sri Lanka: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Jan 7;12(1):e056678. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056678. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: The quality and range of vocational training (VT) courses offered to young people with disabilities (YwD) in low- and middle-income countries are under-explored. This protocol describes a study designed to gather the perceptions of a range of stakeholders regarding the […]

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Comprehensive policy measure to reduce youth unemployment

Joydeep Sinha Roy, Narayan Das and Tanjim-Ul-Islam | Published: December 30, 2021 8:36:22 PM | Update: 06 January 2022 21:15:01 Youth unemployment is a burning issue for Bangladesh’s economy. According to the quarterly labor force survey 2015/16, the youth unemployment rate stands at 8.7% while the national unemployment rate is 4.2%. Therefore, the severity of […]

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Vocational training gives ray of hope to internal refugees from Syria

the Ataa Association for Humanitarian Aid, a non-profit organization registered in Turkey, established the Ataa Vocational Training Institute in June 2020. The institute was established in Idlib, about 35 kilometers from the Turkish border in an area beyond the control of the Syrian government . It receives financial support from SPARKa Dutch non-governmental organization. In […]

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The Ministry of Labor and the NGO Good Neighbors are working on vocational training programs

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and the NGO Good Neighbors Cambodia have signed an agreement to implement projects to improve the professional skills of young Cambodians. FACEBOOK The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and the NGO Good Neighbors Cambodia have signed an agreement to implement projects to improve the professional skills of […]

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46,000 students will benefit from professional training and 2,200 young people will receive quality entrepreneurial training

WASHINGTON, December 14, 2021– The World Bank has approved $300 million in financing from the International Development Association (IDA)* to help Benin promote employment and economic opportunities for youth and women through access to technical and vocational education and training and support for quality entrepreneurship. The Vocational Training and Entrepreneurship for Employment project aims to […]

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Switzerland renews its declaration on vocational training with the United States

US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and Swiss President Guy Parmelin signed the memorandum of understanding. It follows previous cooperation agreements over the past six years. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Swiss President Guy Parmelin has approved a declaration of intent aimed at strengthening cooperation with the United States in the field […]

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Government urged to provide free vocational training…because education fails to meet labor market demands

An education system that does not respond to labor market demands, poor coordination of the institutional framework and historical structural weaknesses in the economy are among the issues that contribute to high youth unemployment in the country. For this, the government was advised to provide free technical and vocational training (TVET) and establish more technical […]

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How the Swiss model of vocational training can create jobs for young people in Kenya

Ideas & Debate How the Swiss model of vocational training can create jobs for young people in Kenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 National Industrial Training Authority director for industrial training William Mwanza (left) and Hilti Foundation CEO Wallner Werner (centre) at the launch of an apprenticeship project in Nairobi last month. PICTURES | DIANA NGILA […]

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‘Why do we rehabilitate vocational training institutions’ | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Nigerian Content Development and Control Board (NCDMB) has explained its investment in the rehabilitation of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions as the centers provide platforms for job creation and empowerment . NCDMB Executive Secretary, Simbi Wabote, who revealed this to Akwa Ibom during the handover of the carpentry and carpentry workshops […]

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Between law school campuses and vocational training — Opinion — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

It is extremely difficult to criticize the precision, timing and genuineness of the purpose of the bill sponsored by Senator Smart Adeyemi representing Kogi West in the 9th Senate titled: ” A bill for an act to amend the law on Legal Education (Consolidation, etc.) by Establishing the Campuses for the Nigerian Law School and […]

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Expert urges vocational training in South Africa to tackle unemployment

Reports that South Africa now has the highest unemployment rate in the world (34.4%) recently sent shockwaves across the country. According to the latest data published by Stats SA, 7.8 million citizens are out of work – topping the global list of 82 countries monitored by Bloomberg. “I believe the South African facilities management industry […]

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The AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nasser Vocational Training Center

The AlMabarrah AlKhalifia Foundation (MKF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nasser Vocational Training Center (NVTC) to strengthen its partnership in the development of innovations in artificial intelligence and the exchange of experiences between the two entities. The Executive Director, Dr. Abdulla Naser Al Noaimi, signed on behalf of the Nasser Vocational Training […]

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Zain Bahrain signs MoU with Nasser Vocational Training Center to facilitate training, research and innovation

The objective of the agreement is for the parties to cooperate and engage in training, research and innovation activities that will further the achievement of each party’s respective mandates while contributing to the economic growth of Bahrain. Manama: Zain Bahrain, the Kingdom’s leading mobile broadband network operator, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with […]

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Vocational training is essential in India to reduce dependence on jobs in traditional sectors

Today, the idea that to qualify India we must formalize the informal self-learning sector, has gained a lot of traction and it is not hard to see why. The large youth population, which we have often equated with a demographic dividend, needs something tangible to be employable not just in India, but around the world. […]

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Vocational training can start in schools

The government is set to launch a pilot project in schools, with vocational training as part of the curriculum from year six. The Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship has set up a commission to finalize the framework for integrating vocational training into school education as part of the National Education Policy 2020. The committee, […]

Professional courses

Free time and the dismal job market push students towards vocational courses and skills development

Due to college closures over the past year during the pandemic, many students have started using their free time to search for jobs and learn skills that will give them an edge in the job market. Online courses for skill development are in high demand among students, as are professional courses in specialized fields. Dipika […]

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Can technical and vocational training fill the void?

Last month’s news that the government is planning a 50% reduced spending on arts subjects for higher education in England was a shock. The proposal that subjects in music, dance, theater and performing arts; Art and design; Media studies; and archeology have been identified as “not among its strategic priorities” seems an unnecessary and damaging […]

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Vocational training is the answer to modern challenges – Sserwanja

Asadu Sserwanja is the co-founder of the Kyadondo Technical Institute, which provides young people with professional education leading to certification and a diploma. Sserwanja’s decision to establish a professional institute was inspired by his struggle to access higher education. Raised by a mother who struggled to feed her family, Sserwanja found himself stuck after finishing […]

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“A fantastic playground”: how short courses open up a new world for adults

Flynn Barnard was just nine years old when he first developed the acting bug. “My fifth grade teacher saw that I was passionate about it and recommended that I apply for the Arts Unit State Drama Ensemble, a weekly program that runs from fifth grade through twelfth grade,” he explained. A branch of the NSW […]

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Why we desperately need to bring vocational training back to schools

An instructor assists a student in a wood fabrication training program in Chicago,… [+] Illinois, USA Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg Charlie Negron Throughout most of US history, American high school students have systematically learned vocational and vocational skills as well as the three Rs: reading, writing, and arithmetic. Indeed, readers of a certain age are likely […]