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By Shubha Jayaram, Wambui Munge, Bob Adamson, David Sorrell, Nitika Jain

This quantity seeks to ascertain the abilities improvement schedule for early life by means of exploring key questions for sustainable livelihoods: What are the talents wanted for employability in constructing international locations, particularly in Africa and Asia? And, what talents are at present possessed by means of scholars and secondary tuition leavers? An introductory bankruptcy will set the degree for the dialogue and research to stick with through reviewing in wide phrases the present examine on proper themes similar to worldwide early life unemployment, the connection among talents and fiscal progress, and the growth of secondary schooling. the subsequent chapters synthesize a chain of historical past reports fascinated by Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia, together with either a basic review and an in-depth examine a number of international locations. The chapters introduce cutting edge versions for talents supply, and spotlight a number of the key parts of profitable abilities types, together with multi-stakeholder partnerships, up to date pedagogy, and cutting edge financing mechanisms. all the 5 middle chapters of the ebook covers one subject matter, with the help of case reviews to demonstrate successes, demanding situations, and classes in genuine global examples.

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The main objectives of the program include: • To help girls and young women from disadvantaged communities complete their secondary school education • To provide market-relevant vocational training to the students in order to increase their employability • To focus on personality development and confidence building in order to make them strong, empowered individuals The program itself is 12 months long and targets young women and girls aged 16 and above. A majority of them leave school either due to financial constraints or because they had previously failed their examinations.

Whilst the hiring process is relatively simple, as everything is decentralized, levels of retention vary as many staff members choose to leave due to better opportunities available elsewhere. Even before sustainability becomes an issue, finding individuals who are qualified enough in certain areas has proven to be difficult. As previously mentioned, POSE is moving towards self- and digital-based learning. This can be seen as a way of effectively dealing with the lack of suitable manpower by depending less on tutors.

Human capital theory: Implications for educational development. European Journal of Scientific Research, 5(5), 157–162. Pratham. (2008). Reasons for drop out amongst children living in slum areas of Delhi. New Delhi: Pratham. pdf. Accessed on 12 Jan 2015. Pratham. (2014) Annual status of education report 2014. Mumbai: Pratham. asercentre. pdf. Accessed on 8 Dec 2014. Pratham. (2015). Pratham open school of education. org/program/pose-pratham-open-school-education-second-chance. Accessed on 5 Mar 2015.

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