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This Review assesses the progress made by countries in the Asia-Pacific in developing their TVET systems since the Third International Congress on TVET (Shanghai, 2012). It focuses on relevance of TVET, the first recommendation of the Shanghai Consensus...
Asia-Pacific Education System Review Series, No. 9 The booklet is a follow-up to the eighth booklet of the same series which explored policies and practices of imparting transversal skills in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Focusing...
The Review of the Pacific Framework for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) was conducted in an effort to evaluate the progress and uptake of the Pacific TVET Framework (2012-15), and to identify lessons learned and effective practices...
Asia-Pacific Education System Review Series, No. 8 (2nd Edition) This booklet deals with transversal skills in TVET and focuses on the way these skills are defined in policies across the Asia-Pacific region. It elaborates on the need for these skills and...
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