Making youth entrepreneurship a viable path: how can TVET institutions help promote entrepreneurship


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Author: Pompa, Claudia


This virtual conference involved 146 participants from 58 countries and sought to collect input from the wider technical and vocational education and training (TVET) community about the role of TVET in promoting youth entrepreneurship. In order to increase understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship, as well as the obstacles young entrepreneurs face, the virtual conference addressed the following questions: What are some of the key challenges that young entrepreneurs, in different markets and from different backgrounds, face? How can programmes or policies help them address those...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Industry; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Self employment; Recommendations; Education and training needs; Curriculum development; Institutional role; Education industry relationship; Skill needs; Business skill; Entrepreneurship; Mentoring

Published: Bonn, Germany: UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2016

Physical description: 23 p. (full report) + [4] p. (summary)

Access item: Published: Virtual conference report on making youth entrepreneurship a viable path

Also called: Making youth entrepreneurship a viable path: how can TVET institutions help promote entrepreneurship: report of the UNESCO-UNEVOC virtual conference, 18 to 29 July 2016

Date: 18-29 July 2016

Statement of responsibility: Moderated by Claudia Pompa

Resource type: Conference

Document number: TD/TNC 125.783

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