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Skilling the Youth

Thematic Priorities: Skills anticipation | Work-based Learning | Digital skills mainstreaming | Entrepreneurship skills
YEM Countries: Algeria | Israel | Jordan | Lebanon | Libya | Morocco | Palestine | Tunisia
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TVET Country Profile

TVET Country Profile Jordan

This is the profile of Jordan's TVET system, compiled by UNESCO-UNEVOC. It is part of the World TVET Database, an online repository developed by UNESCO-UNEVOC, aimed at providing concise, reliable and up-to-date information on TVET systems worldwide. ...

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YEM Project in Jordan

Skills Forecasting & Assessment

  • Standardize information collection and analysis across partner organizations and related ministries;
  • Create a coordinating committee consisting of private and public partners (curriculum designers, enterprises, career counsellors, learners, etc.) to help establish a common approach to forecasting and assessment;
  • Improve the reliability of forecasting and assessment results to develop corresponding tools related to specific needs;
  • Set-up coordination mechanisms and produce appropriate resources for a specific sector (tourism) based on the work conducted by different organisations and technical and financial partners;
  • Organize capacity building activities for stakeholders to use skills anticipation tools and results to inform TVET policy making.

Digital Skills Development

  • Update the vocational training centres’ life skills toolbox and conduct similar work with the Ministry of Education;
  • Define digital skills to be incorporated in TVET programmes in cooperation with concerned entities;
  • Support the internship scheme organized by the Ministry of Education for TVET learners;
  • Identify potential partnerships to support teacher training efforts in the use of the new toolbox.

Work-based Learning

  • Promote TVET as a quality and attractive education option, especially for young women;
  • Integrate work-based learning into training programmes specifically in tourism, the sector of focus for the project;
  • Collaborate with the MedUp! project on social entrepreneurship.

Regional Platform for Cooperation

  • Continue knowledge sharing activities by participating in sub-regional and regional events and workshops;
  • Contribute approaches to partnership with the employers’ association and an approach to the life skills toolbox (entrepreneurship) to the regional dialogue;
  • Exchange ideas with countries that have strong and well-established work-based learning schemes (Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia) and skills anticipation and assessment experience (Tunisia);
  • Build upon the results of the GEMM project.

Project Resources

Reviewing Work-Based Learning Programmes for Young People in the Arab Region

A Comparative and Logitudnal Analysis
This report is based on eight country case studies and seeks to inform policymakers and practitioners in the Arab States, including private sector and civil society about how to design and manage effective work-based learning programmes targeting you ...

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Work Based Learning in Jordan

This case study seeks to provide current information on the state of WBL in Jordan by examining the national context, the nature and extent of WBL, policies and legislations, employer and employee organizations, resources to improve the quality of WB ...

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Other Useful Publications

Project Partners in Jordan

News and Events

16 October 2019
YEM Regional Workshop on Work-Based Learning 2019
Stakeholders representing industry, policy and training institutions from across six YEM Partner countries participated at the Regional Workshop on Work-Based Learning in Rabat. A Regional Report on WBL was also launched at this workshop, which provides a set of general findings and guidelines about how to advance the provision of WBL experiences for the youth in the YEM Countries and the broader Arab States.
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26 June 2018
Focus on work-based learning to foster youth employment in Arab region
This June 2018 workshop examined and discussed the status of work-based learning programmes for young people in the Arab region, and UNESCO shared and discussed the preliminary findings of a new comparative synthesis study that draws upon country studies from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, and Tunisia.
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page date 2019-09-27

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