Vocational training for rural populations: a demand-driven approach and its implications in India

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Author: Ramasamy, Muthuveeran; Pilz, Matthias


Context: Vocational training is viewed as a significant tool that increases employment outcomes and provides potential career advancement opportunities for individuals. Many countries are witnessing a shift from supply-driven to demand-driven approaches. The demand-driven approach in vocational training is often explored at the macro level and is associated with the perspectives of employers and labour markets. In contrast, this article explores the demand-driven approach at the micro level by focusing on the perspectives of individual learners within the context of their localities in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Employment; Career development; Gender; Labour market; Participation; Culture and society

Keywords: Skill development; Labour demand; Competency based training; Access to education and training; Rural; Return on education and training

Geographic subjects: India; Asia

Published: Bremen, Germany: VETNET European Research Network of Vocational Education and Training (EERA), 2020

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Journal volume: 7

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2020

Pages: pp. 256-277

ISSN: 2197-8638 (print), 2187-8646 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.460

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