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April 23, 2018


Swisscontact calling for Expressions of Interest for the delivery of vocational skills training courses for disadvantaged people under Vocational Skills Development Program (VSDP)

Myanmar : Swisscontact is pleased to announce a new partnership opportunity for the implementation of hospitality training courses under the Vocational Skills Development Programme (VSDP). The purpose of this tender announcement (TA) is to explain the services to be contracted by the VSDP for the implementation of these courses for an initial contract period of

India and UK signed bilateral agreements on skill development – VET, Ayurvedic Education and Skills for Future after PM Modi, Theresa May at CHOGM

London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in the UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting or CHOGM, met Britain’s prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday. The two leaders held wide-ranging talks on deepening India-UK ties. Delegations headed by Prime Minister Modi and British PM Theresa May held bilateral talks during which the two

World Bank provided CFA 27 Billion for skills development scheme in Cameroon

Cameroon : The World Bank has provided Cameroon CFA 27 billion for its skills development scheme toward achieving more employability among its citizens, APA said on Monday. According to APA, the scheme includes the Skills Development for Growth in Cameroon (PADECC) Project, which recommends the implementation of major reforms in the education policy and technical

China to promote lifelong professional skills training to boost high-quality development

Xinhua : China will push forward a lifelong professional skills training system as part of the efforts to improve the competence of the workforce and boost high-quality development, a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday. With the goal of promoting employment and entrepreneurship, a lifelong professional skills training

Gujarat Government announced Mukhyamantri Apprenticeship Scheme to benefit 1 Lakh youth

Gandhinagar : After facing extreme criticism over the high level of unemployment in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had announced a scheme in the recent state budget to give stipend (unemployment allowance) to youths who take training as apprentices in any private firm. The State Labour and Employment Department will fund private companies with Rs1,500

State Urban Livelihood Mission, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh invites proposals from skill training providers for implementation of ESTP program in Sagar

Makroniya / Sagar : State Urban Livelihood Mission (SULM), M.P., under Directorate Urban Administration Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP) is implementing the DAY-National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM) programme of GoI at State in 70 mission cities. The program is designed to provide sustainable livelihood to urban poor through skill training. State Urban Livelihood Mission

Starbucks introduced ‘Opportunity Cafe’ and ‘Pathway to a Job’ programs for skill development of Saudi Youth

STARBUCKS KSA, in partnership with Education for Employment (EFE), the leading youth employment organization in the region, has introduced a workforce entry program called “Pathway to a Job” that is aimed at helping the Saudi youth fast-track their careers into the service sector. The program, centered around youth awareness and development, offers focused training and

MHRD transfers implementation of Scheme on “Integrating Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in the mainstream of Technical and Vocational Education” to MSDE

New Delhi : On Friday, 6th April 2018, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India issued an order to transfer the execution of around two decades old scheme “Integrating Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in the mainstream of Technical and Vocational Education” to Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Through an

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation invites Request for Proposal for organizing Skills Fair 2018

Albania : Skills for Jobs (S4J) is a project mandated by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), implemented by Swisscontact Albania. It addresses the main challenges of the Albanian vocational skills development system: quality and status, financing, labour market orientation and private sector involvement. The project interventions build on the 20 years of

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