Transferable skills in technical and vocational education and training (TVET): policy implications


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Author: Trzmiel, Barbara


The report was prepared in the framework of a regional thematic study conducted by UNESCO Bangkok in collaboration with the Regional Collaboration Platform (RCP) and is based on 13 country reports from the Asia-Pacific region. It is an attempt to advance the debate on transferable skills and focus it specifically on technical and vocational education and training (TVET). From the labour market perspective, transferable skills are those that are increasingly in high demand by employers because they can allow workers to better cope with daily challenges in rapidly changing and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Policy; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Transferable skill; Policy analysis; Educational practice; Policy formation; Skill needs; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Asia; Oceania

Published: Bangkok, Thailand: UNESCO Bangkok Office, 2014

Physical description: viii, 39 p.

Related items: TD/TNC 122.244

ISBN: 9789292234775 (online)

A follow up report is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 122.244.

Resource type: Report

Rights: This publication is available in Open Access under the Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC-BY-SA 3.0 IGO) license. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 121.594

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