Volume 19 2013
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Skills Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5936-7 (Print) 978-94-007-5937-4 (Online)
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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. MAJOR TRENDS AND CONCERNS IN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-27

      Skills Development Issues, Challenges, and Strategies in Asia and the Pacific

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 29-42

      Lifelong Learning: Meaning, Challenges, and Opportunities

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 43-66

      Vocationalisation of Secondary and Tertiary Education: Challenges and Possible Future Directions

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 67-87

      Education, Employability, Employment, and Entrepreneurship: Meeting the Challenge of the 4Es

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 89-104

      Coping with Rural Transformation and the Movement of Workers from Rural Areas to Cities: The People’s Republic of China Sunshine Project

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 105-110

      TVET and ICT Acquisition Process

  3. SKILLS DEVELOPMENT – EMERGING ISSUES AND STRATEGIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 113-133

      From TVET to Workforce Development

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 135-154

      Qualifications, Skills, and Workforce Effectiveness: The Relevance of the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills to Asia

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 155-179

      Skills Development Pathways in Asia

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-194

      Public–Private Partnership to Meet the Skills Challenges in India

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 195-212

      Skills Training and Workforce Development with Reference to Underemployment and Migration

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 213-240

      Rural Transformation Index: Measuring Rural–Urban Disparities

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 241-251

      Retire or Rehire: Learning from the Singapore Story

  4. TVET AND THE GREENING OF ECONOMIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 255-263

      Skills for a Green Economy: Practice, Possibilities, and Prospects

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 265-280

      Education and Skills in Asia: Responding to Greening Economies

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 281-308

      Redesigning of Curriculum and Training for Skills for Green Jobs in the Republic of Korea

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 309-325

      Hong Kong, China Employers’ Perspectives on a Carbon-Constrained Economy and How Technical and Vocational Education and Training Should Respond

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 327-343

      Advancing Employability and Green Skills Development: Values Education in TVET, the Case of the People’s Republic of China

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 345-365

      Schooling’s Contribution to a Sustainable Future in Asia: Can Schools Develop ‘Green’ Citizens?

  5. GOING FORWARD: POSSIBLE NEXT STEPS FOR A SKILLS FRAMEWORK

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 367-367

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 369-380

      Skills for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia and the Pacific

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 381-383