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December 18, 2017

International

Thailand launches nationwide skill development programme

Bangkok : Thailand’s Ministry of Labour has kicked off its nationwide skill development programme for community enterprises and low-income earners, which aims to strengthen the grassroots economy and raise the quality of life for the impoverished. Labour Minister, Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew, inaugurated the program, which is a collaborative effort by the Department of Skill

Union Cabinet approves setting up of UNESCO C2C international standard capacity building and training center ITCOO

Hyderabad: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday approved the establishment of International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography, as a Category-2 Centre (C2C) of UNESCO, in Hyderabad. The purpose of this Agreement is to establish a training centre towards development of capacity for the countries on the Indian Ocean Rim (IOR),

Ghana government called upon to set up skill development fund

Ghana : Madam Efua Otuwaa Goode-Obeng Kyei, Director of EKGS Culinary Institute, has appealed to government to set up a skill development fund to cater for young people who want to learn employable skills but are financially handicapped. Mrs. Goode-Obeng Kyei said the Institute has observed that many people desired to acquire skills in the

Germany assisting Ghana Education Ministry to draft new strategy for vocational training : Ambassador Christoph Retzlaff

The German Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Christoph Retzlaff, has given an assurance that his country is working closely with the Ministry of Education to draft a new strategy to enhance vocational training in Ghana. He stated that the process was almost completed and called on Ghanaians, especially the youth, to change their mindset about technical

CEO, Harris Federation warns ‘Incredibly hard’ vocational courses will exclude students from University

Government reforms aimed at increasing the rigour of vocational courses have created “incredibly hard” qualifications that will result in students missing out on university, the boss of one of the country’s leading academy trusts has warned. Sir Daniel Moynihan, the chief executive of the Harris Federation, said he feared there would be a “shock” next

Jamaica Government introduced Associate Degree in Occupational Studies to strengthen TVET for meeting skilled workforce demand

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI), in an effort to boost Jamaica’s skilled workforce, has introduced a new Associate Degree in Occupational Studies to create higher-learning opportunities for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students for accelerating its Upskilling and Retooling programme Speaking with JIS News, Chairman of the Joint Committee for Tertiary

APBF conference on economy & skilled workforce development concludes

Karachi : The All Pakistan Business Forum’s (APBF) insightful forum titled “Pakistan at Cross Roads”, concluded at the Marriot Hotel. A large number of well known speakers, entrepreneurs, regulatory officials and leading diplomats had gathered to discuss key issues for Pakistan’s national economy, development of a better skilled workforce and presented the country’s narrative to

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