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Who benefits from dual training systems ? evidence from the Philippines (English)

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. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8429 MAY 03, 2018

Igarashi,Takiko; Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

A second chance to develop the human capital of out-of-school youth and adults : the Philippines alternative learning system (English)

Worldwide, approximately 781 million adults are unable to read or write in any language. While adult literacy rates have increased significantly over the past several decades, recent progress largely reflects a more-educated younger generation replacing a less-education older generation. ... See More +

Policy Note 127978 MAY 01, 2018

Igarashi,Takiko Disclosed

Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)

Over the past several decades, the Philippines has dramatically increased the average education level of its labor force. The country has made especially significant progress in expanding access to secondary and tertiary education. ... See More +

Publication 120135 SEP 22, 2017

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Igarashi,Takiko; Olfindo,Rosechin Tomes; Rutkowski,Jan J. Disclosed

Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)

While the Philippines has achieved remarkable progress in raising the education level of its labor force, the standard proxy for educational attainment, years of formal schooling, is increasingly inadequate as a measure of workforce skills. ... See More +

Publication ACS22716 JUN 29, 2017

Acosta,Pablo Ariel Disclosed

Alternative and inclusive learning in the Philippines (English)

The Philippines has made remarkable progress in improving the quality of basic education in recent decades. Even so, despite significant improvements in primary and secondary education, the number of students who drop out of school remains worryingly high. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS14891 MAY 10, 2016

Yamauchi,Futoshi; Igarashi,Takiko; Tenazas,Nicholas M.; Tiongco,Marites Manlangit Disclosed