Vocational Training

Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or to take up employment in a skilled craft or trade as a tradesperson or artisan. Vocational education is sometimes referred to as career and technical education. A vocational school is a type of educational institution specifically designed to provide vocational education. Vocational education can take place at the post-secondary, further education, or higher education level and can interact with the apprenticeship system. At the post-secondary level, vocational education is often provided by highly specialized trade schools, technical schools, community colleges, colleges of further education (UK), vocational universities, …

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China: Further information: Uyghur held in solitary confinement for 2 years: Ekpar …

Amnesty International · 26 April 2021 English

Uyghur tech entrepreneur Ekpar Asat has been held in solitary confinement since January 2019, according to information shared with his family. It is believed that his prolonged isolation, malnutrition and …

free “vocational training” centres. They claim that the objective of this vocational training is to


Knowledge, Stigma, and HIV Testing: An Analysis of a Widespread HIV/AIDS Program

NBER · 22 April 2021 English

Using randomized methodologies, we study a common community HIV/AIDS program that seeks to promote HIV testing by improving knowledge and reducing stigmatizing attitudes. Contrary to expectations, the program has a …

Ridao-Cano, and A. L. Yener (2014). The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence


Kingdom of the Netherlands—Aruba: 2021 Article IV Consultation Discussions-Press Release; Staff Report; …

IMF · 21 April 2021 English

Aruba managed to contain the pandemic in the first months of the outbreak but experienced a resurgence of new infections in the summer. The economic impact of COVID-19 is particularly …

should be reduced through education and vocational training. As the slow recovery of the tourism sector


Secondary Cities Development Program: Ha Giang City Subproject (Phung Hung Road) Updated …

ADB · 19 April 2021 English

Combined resettlement and indigenous peoples plans address the impacts and issues of involuntary resettlement and ethnic minorities. This document dated April 2021 is provided for the ADB project 47274-003 in …

to participate (if eligible) programs: Vocational training, local livelihood development programs, preferential


Zimbabwe: We are like "Stray animals"

Amnesty International · 16 April 2021 English

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that there are many millions of stateless people globally – of which approximately one third are children. In Zimbabwe approximately 300,000 …

education, which qualifies students to attend vocational training or teachers’ college to enter the job market


Maldives Systematic Country Diagnostic Update

World Bank Group · 15 April 2021 English

Maldives is the smallest yet most densely populated country in South Asia. Endowed with an extremely rich and diverse marine ecological system, Maldives has been able to develop a successful …

too highly specialized. The technical and vocational training system and the higher education system need


Maldives Systematic Country Diagnostic Update

World Bank Group · 15 April 2021 English

Maldives is the smallest yet most densely populated country in South Asia. Endowed with an extremely rich and diverse marine ecological system, Maldives has been able to develop a successful …

highly specialized. The technical and vocational training system and the higher education system need


Research for REGI Committee-Cohesion Policy and Climate Change

EPRS · 15 April 2021 English

This study provides an assessment of how EU Cohesion Policy currently contributes and can contribute in the future to the attainment of the goals of EU Climate Policy. It explains …

employment”) and TO10 (“Educational and vocational training). The spending rate is significantly lower


Single market, innovation and digital: Heading 1 of the 2021-2027 MFF

EPRS · 14 April 2021 English

The European Union's long-term budget, the multiannual financial framework (MFF) sets out the maximum annual amounts of spending for a seven-year period. The 2021 2027 MFF is structured around the …

the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) and the European Labour Authority


Cohesion, resilience and values: Heading 2 of the 2021-2027 MFF

EPRS · 14 April 2021 English

Heading 2 – Cohesion, resilience and values – is the biggest of the seven headings in the multiannual financial framework (MFF) for the 2021-2027 period in terms of budget. Since …

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, the European Union Agency for Fundamental


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