Book Review: Skills Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific
This publication is a collection of articles compiled from papers presented at a forum convened by the Asia Development Bank in Manila in December 2011. The forum brought together a diverse group of international experts, CEOs of companies and institutions engaged in skills and workforce development, and representatives of multilateral agencies, government, and the private sector to address the challenges of skills development in South Asian and Pacific countries. The targets of the publication include educators, employers and policy makers in the developing Asia-Pacific countries. Available in Open Access at http://goo.gl/7dG56F
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Senteni, Alain (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)At a time when skills development for livelihoods is a key priority for most governments, the potential of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to address many of the challenges facing individuals, ...
Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)Daniel Wagner’s Learning as development is an important contribution in this area and, as Marlaine Lockheed of the World Bank points out, the volume “humanizes and broadens the discussion of education and development”. ...
Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)This issue of JL4D has a particular focus on the sustainable development of inclusive quality education for all. We are also very pleased to launch a new series in JL4D in which members of COL’s Board of Governors and ...
Book Review: Moon, Bob. (2013). Teacher Education and the Challenge of Development: A Global Analysis. New York: Routledge. Younger, Mike (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)This is a wide-ranging, ambitious book that sets out to explore the connectivities between teacher education and the development agenda, in the context of low and middle-income economies. In four distinct sections, it ...
Akhter, Zobaida (2013-11)Bangladesh has made some great strides in promoting gender equality in the education sector by managing to close the gender gap in gross and net enrolment ratios in primary and secondary education. However, this success ...