Education and skills for inclusive growth, green jobs and the greening of economies in Asia: case study summaries of India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam


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Author: Maclean, Rupert; Jagannathan, Shanti; Panth, Brajesh


This book presents an overview of the main research findings and case studies concerning education and skills for inclusive growth, green jobs and the greening of economies. Focusing on India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam, it discusses government and business sector responses to these issues and how technical and vocational education and training (TVET) systems and institutions are addressing both the renewal of curricula in the context of green growth dynamics, and patterns of training and skills development to meet demands. In addition, the book examines cross-country issues,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Sustainability; Skills and knowledge; Equity; Providers of education and training; Industry

Keywords: Case study; Green skills; Green economy; Social inclusion; Economic growth; Education and training needs; Curriculum development; Government role; Education industry relationship; Institutional role; Labour demand; Labour supply

Geographic subjects: India; Indonesia; Sri Lanka; Vietnam; Asia

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

Physical description: xxii, 198 p.

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ISBN: 9789811065583; 9789811065590 (eBook)

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

Resource type: Book

Rights: Open access under a Creative Commons license.

Document number: TD/TNC 130.594

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