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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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Country Profile

At a glance

TVET Country Profile

TVET Country Profile Lebanon

This is the profile of Lebanon'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 Lebanon

Skills Forecasting & Assessment

  • Promote ‘Animator’s Guide on Future Occupations and Skills’ as a resource for increasing labour market skills in Engineering, Energy, Oil and gas; Transport and logistics; ICTs; Agriculture and tourism, and Agro-food;
  • Build on labour market forecasting approach developed through NET-MED Youth and National Employment Office (NEO) partnership;
  • Further develop capacities of NEO, NGOs and private sector partners so they can create more sophisticated tools and alternative methods to focus on different stakeholders and their needs (curriculum designers, career counsellors, learners, etc.);
  • Share labour market forecasting results with public stakeholders to inform education and training policy-making and career guidance information;
  • Implement capacity building initiatives for NEO staff (more specifically new NEO employees) and staff from local NGOs
  • Present results from some of the sectoral studies conducted at the regional level and popularize the application of research study recommendations among youth;
  • Discuss results of sectoral studies with different stakeholders, including curricula designers, MEHE (TVET, Higher Education, General Education, CERD) and International NGOs (INGO) in order to create a plan of action going forward;
  • Collaborate with international organisations such as ILO, FAO, and others to strengthen data collection, labour market sectoral studies and analysis.

Digital Skills Development

  • In cooperation with FAO and other organisations, create a Work and Life Skills kit, including basic life skills needed on the job, digital skills and entrepreneurial skills to be used by TVET providers such as MEHE – DGVTE, the Ministry of Agriculture, and other TVET institutions.

Work-based Learning

  • Promote TVET as a quality and attractive education option, especially for young women;
  • Develop a new framework for accelerated TVET, taking into consideration labour market needs, existing Work-Based Learning models, flexibility, certification, technical skills and transferable skills;
  • Provide relevant career guidance based on labour forecasting results.

Regional Platform for Cooperation

  • Collaborate with other countries in sharing experience in sectoral analysis;
  • Learn from experiences of other countries to deepen understanding of digital and entrepreneurial skills, skills anticipation, and approaches to promoting TVET, especially for girls and women in work-based learning;
  • Actively use the regional knowledge platform to post experiences, gather information, share good practices and lessons learnt from skills assessment and anticipation methodologies and results, policy issues, curricula development, and other related developments and innovations in TVET;
  • Build upon strengthened TVET structures and other outcomes 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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Reviewing Work-Based Learning Programmes for Young People in Lebanon

Work-Based Learning Study
This report, a UNESCO initiative, under Youth Employment in the Mediterranean (YEM) Project funded by EU, examines Work-Based Learning programmes for young people in Lebanon. The information collected and research conducted follows the methodology an ...

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Review on Labor Market Information System (LMIS) in Lebanon

The report covers assessments on labor market studies’ methodologies, data collection, and interest in LMIS in Lebanon. The interviews identified barriers for data collection but producers expressed interest in gathering data from a national LMIS t ...

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Project Partners in Lebanon

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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