Migrants in the labor market: implications for TVET

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Migration is increasingly being seen as a political challenge and, thus, a policy priority. Yet the integration of migrants into labor markets is a key element of the political contestations of migration. On the one hand, successful labor market integration offers the promises of wider integration into society and the prospect of migrants being net financial contributors to the host economy; on the other, xenophobia often centers on the notion of migrants 'taking our jobs'. Clearly, these wider issues cannot be solved simply through [technical and vocational education and training] TVET....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Participation; Qualifications; Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training; Policy

Keywords: Labour force participation; Barrier; Recognition of prior learning; Educational level; Migrant education; Political aspects; Education work relationship; Policy implications

Published: Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019

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Also called: Migrants in the labor market: implications for technical and vocational education and training

Pages: pp. 159-175

Related items: TD/TNC 137.1084

ISBN: 9783319945316 (print); 9783319945323 (ebook); 9783319945330 (print and electronic bundle)

Resource type: Book chapter

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 138.366

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