Who benefits from dual training systems?: evidence from the Philippines

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Author: Igarashi, Takiko; Acosta, Pablo A.


Rising youth unemployment rates have been increasingly recognized as a serious challenge in developing and advanced economies, as the trend indicates a potential skills gap between the demands of the workforce and recent graduates. Effective dual education programs utilizing a combination of classroom instruction and practical skill training present an approach to developing a skilled workforce and meeting workforce demands. To evaluate the impact of the Philippine Dual Training System on labor market outcomes, this paper analyzes data from a recent survey tracking graduates from the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Youth

Keywords: Dual system; Education and training system; On the job training; Work based learning; Relevance of education and training; Return on education and training; Employability; Education work relationship

Geographic subjects: Philippines; Asia

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2018

Physical description: 39 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Takiko Igarashi, Pablo Acosta

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 132.520

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