Dozens of vocational training centres have closed and student numbers are shrinking at others as institutes struggle to recover from war damages and update curricula.
A vocational training institute in northwestern Syria is helping people find work and rebuild lives after fleeing from homes in combat zones.
David Card, a co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics, talks about some of the world’s most urgent issues: wages, immigration, and education.
Providing legal job opportunities for refugees helps them rebuild their lives and benefits host countries too, aid agencies say.
Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.
The pandemic stalled tourism and deeply cut the revenues it produces, but students continue to enroll in hospitality education programs, hoping the industry bounces back.
The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.
Three new institutions opened this year and more are planned later in an effort to improve vocational training in advanced technologies.
Workers report unsafe conditions, low pay, and few protections, despite hopes for a better future through these programs.