Meeting the expectations of youth

01 May 2011


Newsletter 2011-12
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Newsletter 2011-12
IIEP Newsletter, Vol. XXIX, N°2, May-August 2011


Educational planning for better engagement of youth
by K. Mahshi, Director of IIEP


Global perspective

Meeting the expectations of youth
The role of education and training in integrating young people into economic and social life
by Claudia Jacinto, IIEP

Diversification of post-secondary education
Non-university provision expands in response to market needs
by N.V. Varghese, IIEP

Latin America

Achieving universal graduation
The on-going challenge of providing access to secondary education
by Florencia Sourrouille, SITEAL project, IIEP Buenos Aires / OEI

Dangerous or in danger?
Adolescents and young people who neither study nor work
by Vanesa D’Alessandre, SITEAL project, IIEP Buenos Aires / OEI


Africa & informal apprenticeship
Strengthening informal training to improve pathways to decent work
by Laura Brewer and Christine Hofmann, Skills and Employability Department - International Labour Office

The waste of talent in South Africa
A need to focus more on post-school investment
by Nico Cloete - Director of the Centre for Higher Education Transformation


Making youth employable
Keeping pace with a changing world by strengthening ties with the labour market
by Lay Cheng Tan and Erika French-Arnold - UNESCO Bangkok

The case of graduate employability in Malaysia
by Lay Cheng Tan and Erika French-Arnold - UNESCO Bangkok

Arab World

The “Arab spring”: a youth revolution
Seeking paths to better days for future generations
by Mohamed Lahlou - Professeur des Universités (Univeristy of Lyon II)

Empowerment in the Arab World
How Arab youth will change societies
by Faeqa Saeed AlSaleh - Advisor to the Secretary General of League of Arab States, Director of Education and Scientific Research and Former IIEP Trainee

ICT issues

Let children connect to shape their future
Looking beyond traditional learning processes
by Dr Seyeoung Chun - President of the Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS)

The impact of home computers
How they are affecting children’s attainment and what parents should be doing about it
by Ofer Malamud - Assistant Professor - Harris School of Public Policy - University of Chicago


ATP Study Visit to the Republic of Korea
by Jimena Pereyraj, IIEP