Monthly Archives: April 2015

Skills Development in India: a Daunting Task

By Indu Grover, CCS Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar, India. Education and skills, the foundation of human capital formation, are the key driving forces for socio-economic development. The Indian economy had a Hindu rate of growth (sic) for decades, before it … Continue reading

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The Young Lives Longitudinal Study – Methodological Considerations

By Angela W Little, UCL Institute of Education. In 2000 the Millennium Declaration issued by the United Nations identified poverty reduction as a main development goal for the twenty-first century. More specific goals were set by the international community in … Continue reading

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In Search of Sustainable TVSD Financing: It’s Not (Only) About the Money, Money Money

Robert Palmer, NORRAG Technical and vocational skills development (TVSD) spans many domains; in many countries it exists in schools and institutes under the authority of multiple ministries, including of course the ministry of education and ministry of labour; it exists … Continue reading

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Where do the Proposed Education Targets Fall Short? The View of the EFA Global Monitoring Report 2015

By NORRAG. Below we highlight some of the key issues related to education post-2015 raised in the EFA Global Monitoring Report 2015 that was published today. Overview of the proposed education targets The proposed education SDG (Ensure inclusive and equitable … Continue reading

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