Skills development in the time of COVID-19: taking stock of the initial responses in technical and vocational education and training

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This report is based on the results of an interagency survey on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and skills development in the time of [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19. The online survey, which was targeted at TVET providers, policymakers and social partners, was implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Bank over the period from 5 April to 15 May 2020. The survey captured the main challenges faced by TVET institutions during this...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Policy; Skills and knowledge; Participation

Keywords: Survey; Economic conditions; Economic recession; Access to education and training; Educational alternative; Distance learning; Online learning; Skill shortage; Skill needs; Retraining; Displaced worker; Education and training system; Institutional role; Government role; Government policy; Partnership in education and training; Recommendations; Policy implications

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, UNESCO and World Bank, 2021

Physical description: vii, 67 p.

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https://www.ilo.org/skills/areas/skills-training-for-poverty-reduction/WCMS_766557/lang--en/index.htm

Also called: Skills development in the time of Coronavirus Disease 2019: taking stock of the initial responses in technical and vocational education and training

ISBN: 9789220331163 (print); 9789220331170 (web pdf)

Statement of responsibility: Hae-Kyeung Chun, Paul Comyn, Pedro Moreno da Fonseca, Ana Podjanin, Olga Strietska-Ilina and Bolormaa Tumurchudur-Klok (ILO); Hiromichi Katayama and Anahat Kaur (UNESCO); and Margo Hoftijzer, Radhika Kapoor, Victoria Levin, Indhira Santos and Michael Weber (World Bank).

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 143.565

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