Events

ADB International Skills Forum

03 April 2019
Manila
Philippines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has a long track record in assisting its developing member countries (DMCs) achieve the goal of quality education for all. Despite the remarkable achievements in the education sector, the Asia Pacific region still faces challenges that threaten its social and economic growth.

In line with its commitment of helping ensure inclusive, equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities, ADB has been organizing the International Skills Forum that serves as a venue to exchange good practices, share innovative ideas, and promote collaboration among experts, development practitioners, policy makers, government agencies, and the private sector.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
01 Jan 2001 2017 7th ADB International Skills Forum: Anticipating and Preparing for Emerging Skills and Jobs
How do education and training systems respond to the rapid changes in technology? How will education and training transform to help equip...
01 Jan 2001 2016 6th ADB International Skills Forum: Innovative Practices in Skills Development
Some world class examples of innovations in skills development were shared in this 6th annual International Skills Development Forum, following...
01 Jan 2001 2015 5th ADB International Skills Forum: Current Priorities in Technical and Vocational Education and Training
As countries in Asia seek to help their youth acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to contribute productively and successfully to the...
01 Jan 2001 2014 4th ADB International Skills Forum: Skills Development in Asia and the Pacific - Planting Seeds One Step Ahead
Featuring the results of ADB's policy research study on Education and Skills for Inclusive Growth and Green Jobs, along with other...
01 Jan 2001 2013 3rd ADB International Skills Forum: Skills for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific
With the international development community increasingly focusing on the issue of youth employment and the need to address education / skills...
01 Jan 2001 2012 2nd ADB International Skills Forum: Skills for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific
Skills development is vital to developing Asian countries’ economic growth. Know about new approaches to skills development from this forum...

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