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Type Report
Title Blurring the Boundaries between Formal and Non-Formal Skill Development in the Pacific
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2013
URL http://www.vanuatutvet.org.vu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Vanuatu-Paper_GIBERT.pdf
Abstract
Over the past four years, an innovative model for skill development has been implemented in the small island state of Vanuatu where the majority of the population resides in rural subsistence settings. The model blurs boundaries between formal and non-formal training to support economic growth, particularly within the informal economy, the latter often disregarded by national planners and policy-makers. Through the establishment of provincial '[technical and vocational education and training] TVET Centres' and an incentive-based funding mechanism, registered training providers are now... [+] Show more

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