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TVET Country Profile

TVET Country Profile Jordan

The Country Profiles are the result of a collaboration between UNESCO-UNEVOC and the TVET stakeholders in each country, particularly the UNEVOC Network Members. The TVET Country Profiles are aimed at providing concise, reliable and up-to-date informa ...

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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.

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News and Events

12 June 2020
YEM Webinar Series : Skills Development in the Tourism Sector in Jordan
This webinar is facilitating mainly the policy dialogues with key stakeholders in the Jordanian TVET landscape including public and private sector. It will explore: the value chain of tourism sector, occupations, jobs and skills needed, shed the light on some future plans, and on previous initiatives as well as considering the “voice of Youth” and their concerns regarding skills and jobs in tourism sector.
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