Quality assurance of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) qualifications should be seen as an end-to-end process that applies to the conception and formation of skills as well as to the practical administration of assessment on the ground. This spans a long timeframe and many steps in the processes of designing, developing, implementing and monitoring the qualification. Photo: voltamax Quality assurance of TVET provision can be implemented at various levels, including through……

Growth in the Demand for Labour Most countries have seen considerable growth in the demand for labour with higher skills and educational levels in the past decades. In many countries, supply has not grown correspondingly. This has resulted in increasing differences. Differences either in unemployment or wages between high and low skilled workers. Or, it becomes impossible to find enough skilled workers. In some countries, the labour supply does not follow……

What future are we building for our young people, and for ourselves? Unskilled youths face a lifetime of lower earnings and weaker career progression, leading to wider inequality, exclusion and social division. They risk becoming a “lost generation” and an additional pressure on our aging societies. Youth unemployment The jobless numbers are high. Special among the young. Youth unemployment has risen sharply to over 16% in the OECD area since 2008,……

We are looking at what has happened for the Lucubrate Magazine in the past year. To be correct, the past half year. From Newsletter to the Lucubrate Magazine What you now can find as a nice, well-developed magazine, started as a newsletter for the Lucubrate Project about a year back. The first Lucubrate Magazine with a professional layout and published as a magazine is dated November 24th, 2017. The first article……

Successful entrepreneurs do not rely on luck. They know ways to come up with great products, time and again. Entrepreneurship has been described as the “capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit”. The Entrepreneur has to be aware of many challenges when he starts a business. The right questions don’t allow people to remain passive. They require……