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Thematic Priorities: Skills anticipation | Work-based Learning | Digital skills mainstreaming | Entrepreneurship skills
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YEM Project in Tunisia

Skills Forecasting & Assessment

  • Conduct a second skills projection exercise using a revised version of the methodology in collaboration with data providers;
  • Adapt international promising practices to the Tunisian context;
  • Create a set of anticipation tools with scenario development techniques with sector representatives;
  • Strengthen The National Platform of Stakeholders by increasing active participation of sector representatives;
  • Translate skills anticipation results into policies and practices;
  • Support sector coordination through the use of the sector profiles developed based on the results of skills anticipation assessments.

Digital Skills Development

  • Introduce digital skills and work-based learning with the national institution in charge of curricula development.

Work-based Learning

  • Promote TVET as a quality and attractive education option, especially for young women;
  • Use results from assessments and skills forecasting to develop guidelines and resources to address expected skills shortages;
  • Identify occupations in demand for the purpose of improved career guidance;
  • Conduct regional mapping of innovative experiences;
  • Highlight Tunisian promising practices in entrepreneurship learning, especially in regards to the gender gap;
  • Implement training of trainers as necessary.

Regional Collaboration

  • Share strengths at the regional level to generate quality cooperation in the field of skills anticipation methodologies and results, as well as on entrepreneurial learning, especially for women;
  • Create a community of practice between The National Platforms of Stakeholders and national platforms in other countries through the YEM Regional Knowledge Platform to facilitate resource sharing;
  • Facilitate the collaboration of The Tunisian Observatory and Curriculum Development Centre with similar institutions in other countries in the region;
  • Explore the opportunity to pilot-test a new financing tool.


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page date 2019-09-27

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