Workforce development in emerging economies: comparative perspectives on institutions, praxis, and policies

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Investing in skills has risen to the top of the policy agenda today in rich and poor countries alike. Too often, however, the conversation and actions involved in workforce development (WfD) are fragmented by intellectual, administrative, and operational silos which undermine effective cooperation to solve the deep challenges of building job-relevant skills. [This book] examines WfD systems in emerging economies around the world and presents novel systems-level data generated by the Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER)-WfD benchmarking tool, which was created to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Pathways; Qualifications; Workforce development; Economics; Governance; Policy; Research

Keywords: Continuing vocational education and training; Competency based training; Recognition of prior learning; Job skill; Qualifications framework; Economic growth; Skill development; Comparative analysis

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/World Bank, 2016

Physical description: xviii, 96 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 107.207

ISBN: 9781464808500 (paper); 9781464808517 (electronic)

World Bank's education sector strategy, titled 'Learning for All: investing in people's knowledge and skills to promote development', is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 107.207.

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 126.76

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