The Role for Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Donor Agencies in Developing Economies

The spread and impact of globalization and the way economies are increasingly linked, means labour demand and supply and the delivery and acquisition of skills has a decisive impact on people's lives. For developing countries, skills acquisition is vital for their economy to compete internationally and grow, particularly in an era of economic integration and technological change. A vibrant and dynamic technical and vocational education and training (TVET) sector is a direct means of providing workers with skills more relevant to the evolving needs of employers and the economy.