The contents of the Academy will evolve around the following thematic clusters:



  • Skills development policies

ILO Conceptual framework for skills development and the G20 Training Strategy, developing comprehensive skills development policies, TVET governance and reform, inter-ministerial coordination, the role of National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF), involvement of social partners, gender equality;


  • Management of skills development systems

Management of skills development and TVET systems, financing of training, life-long learning, apprenticeship systems, planning, monitoring and evaluation, recognition of prior learning, sector-based skills development;


  • Responsiveness to labour market challenges

Anticipation of skills needs, linking education and employment, transition to the labour market, skills for a “greening economy”, career guidance and employment services, skills and migration;


  • Formal training provision

The competence based approach vis-à-vis work and business process training, coherence in certification, professional development of teachers and instructors, skills development for entrepreneurship, public-private partnerships;


  • Skills development for social inclusion

Increasing access and participation to skills training, training for rural economic empowerment, skills acquisition in the informal economy, informal apprenticeship, disability inclusion, increasing youth employability.


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