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#WDR2018 Reality Check #15: Technical and vocational education and training – realising the potential to transform the lives of millions by Pat Forward

The most striking features of the World Development Report 2018’s chapter on technical and vocational training (TVET) are that it is a superficial examination of the role and impact of TVET around the world, and that it persists in perpetuating a very narrow framing of the role that the sector plays..

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Engaging our students in conversations about the consequences of disengaging from global institutions: lessons on US withdrawal from UNESCO.

Credits: United Nations Photo Collection (Flickr)

Educating students to be engaged democratic citizens requires that they learn to engage with current affairs in schools. Engaging students with real world issues is also a way to get students to become more motivated with their studies and, over the long term, to be more effective professionally and more satisfied with their ...

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