Skills development for inclusive and sustainable growth in developing Asia-Pacific


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Author: Maclean, Rupert; Jagannathan, Shanti; Sarvi, Jouko


Focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, which in recent years has been the engine of global economic growth, this volume surveys trends and prospects in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) with particular reference to achieving inclusive growth and the greening of economies. Underlying the increasing pressure for new models of TVET provision is the rapid pace of technological change, demand for a work force which is highly responsive to evolving needs and a transforming market place that calls for higher order skills and lifelong learning. The book proposes a re...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Economics; Equity; Sustainability; Quality; Outcomes; Employment

Keywords: Skill development; Skill needs; Developing economy; Social inclusion; Relevance of education and training; Economic growth; Employability; Training employment relationship; Education work relationship

Geographic subjects: Asia; Oceania

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2012

Physical description: xvi, 383 p.

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ISBN: 9789400759367; 9789400759374 (online)

ISSN: 1871-3041, 2213-221X (online)

Statement of responsibility: Rupert Maclean, Shanti Jagannathan, Jouko Sarvi, editors

Resource type: Edited book

Rights: Copyright Asian Development Bank 2013. This book is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.

Document number: TD/TNC 110.1208

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