Vocational education and training (VET) and the transition of young women and men to the labour market in middle-income countries: a comparative analysis based on International Labour Organization (ILO) surveys in Jamaica, Jordan, Peru, Tunisia, Ukraine, Vietnam and Zambia

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Author: Barcucci, Valentina; Zanola, Lea; Axmann, Michael


The ILO works with constituents on improving transitions from education and training to decent work. Understanding young people's pathways is thus essential for the ILO to provide policy recommendations related to [vocational education and training] VET and skills development in general. [This chapter draws] from findings of School-to-Work Transition Surveys (SWTS) conducted by the ILO in 2012-2013 in 28 countries. The seven middle-income countries discussed here are Jamaica, Jordan, Peru, Tunisia, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Zambia. The surveys targeted a nationally representative sample of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Youth; Labour market; Research; Outcomes; Quality; Students

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Survey; Outcomes of education and training; Unemployment; Comparative analysis; Education work relationship; Graduates

Geographic subjects: Jamaica; Jordan; Peru; Tunisia; Ukraine; Vietnam; Zambia; Africa; Asia; Central America and the Caribbean; South America; Middle East; Europe

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 59-81

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

ISSN: 1871-3041

The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.
Reports from the Work4Youth series based on the SWTS may be found in VOCEDplus at: http://www.voced.edu.au/search/site/sm_metadata.seriesname%3A%22Work4Youth%20publication%20series%22?solrsort=ss_dateNormalized%20desc

Resource type: Book chapter

Call number: TD/TNC 127.636

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