Monthly Archives: March 2015

India’s Skills Challenge: Reforming Vocational Education and Training to Harness the Demographic Dividend

By Santosh Mehrotra, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system in India needs to expand very rapidly if it is to serve the interests of the 5-6  million youth joining the labour force every … Continue reading

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Strengthening International Co-operation in Education

By Colin Power, University of Queensland. There can be no question as to the public and private benefits of education.  But education is empowering only if it is of quality and leads to learning, that is, to the continuous development … Continue reading

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The Biggest NGO in Government

By David Levesque.  Independent Education Consultant. So said the British Prime Minister Tony Blair in his autobiography, of Clare Short’s Department for International Development in the early 2000s.   Whether irony or whimsical musing, it reflected a shift in the balance … Continue reading

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