Employment and vocational training in Latin America
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Published by International Labour Office in Montevideo .
Written in English



  • Latin America.


  • Labor supply -- Latin America.,
  • Occupational training -- Latin America.,
  • Unemployed -- Latin America.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementOscar Tangelson.
SeriesStudies and monographs - Cinterfor ;, no. 13, Estudios y monografías (CINTERFOR (Organization)) ;, no. 13.
LC ClassificationsHD5730.5.A6 T36
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4941649M
LC Control Number76369089

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Secondary Vocational Education and Earnings in Latin America Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Vocational Education and Training 45(3) January with 39 . ERIC ED Vocational Education and Training. Review of Experience. Latin America and the Caribbean. Item Preview. This Campbell systematic review examines the effectiveness of technical and vocational education intervention (‘TVET’) in developing countries on employment and employability outcomes of young people. The review summarises findings from 26 studies conducted in Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, East Asia, South Asia and sub‐Saharan Africa. Downloadable! A key pre-requisite for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals is accessible and inclusive quality education (SDG 4). Research has shown that investments in human capital —by the public sector, by firms and by households— have a significant impact on economic performance as well as individual and social wellbeing. The role of technical and vocation education and training.