IDRC (International Development Research Centre)

The project seeks to support private sector involvement and promote public-private partnership, which is critical to meet existing and future labor market needs and reduce the skills gap.

Employability skills and Evidence Based-initiative for scaling-up Technical and Vocational Training Institutes in Africa.

This research project presents a multi-stakeholder, evidence-based analysis on current skills development and employability of youths to attain national economic and social development.

This research project presents a multi-stakeholder, evidence-based analysis on current skills development and employability of youths to attain national economic and social development.

The project seeks to support private sector involvement and promote public-private partnership which is critical to meet existing and future labor market needs and reduce the skills gap.

Aims /objectives

  • Support government to scale-up skilling of new entrants into the labour market and up-skilling of existing workers through TVET programs.

  • Identify gender-based constraints needs to access and complete TVET programs and develop gender-based guidelines.

  • Promote private sector involvement and public-private partnerships, which is critical in bringing TVET institutions closer to meeting changing labour market needs.

  • Enhance coordination of the currently fragmented skills development systems both within public and private TVET institutions and help develop a framework for counseling and placement strategies.

  • Increase public awareness about the opportunities of TVET regarding skills development, and diffuse negative perception about TVET as a dead –end option to further education.

  • Enhance coordination of the currently fragmented skills development systems both within public and private TVET institutions and help develop a framework for counseling and placement strategies.

  • Increase public awareness about the opportunities of TVET regarding skills development, and diffuse negative perception about TVET as a dead –end option to further education.

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