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Review of the Evidence on Short-Term Education and Skills Training Programs for Out-of-School Youth with a Focus on the Use of Incentives (English)

Short-term education and skills training programs are a popular way to meet the needs of unemployed, out-of-school youth by providing them with an opportunity to quickly acquire qualifications and skills that can lead to productive employment. This paper reviews the global evidence to identify which programs are most effective at delivering results. How incentives for stakeholders are incorporated into the program design is given particular attention. Based on the findings, recommendations are offered for the future design of these training programs.

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  • Author

    Clarke,Margaret M., Sharma,Meghna, Bhattacharjee,Pradyumna

  • Document Date

    2021/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper (Numbered Series)

  • Report Number

    156113

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2021/01/25

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Review of the Evidence on Short-Term Education and Skills Training Programs for Out-of-School Youth with a Focus on the Use of Incentives

  • Keywords

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Citation

Clarke,Margaret M. Sharma,Meghna Bhattacharjee,Pradyumna

Review of the Evidence on Short-Term Education and Skills Training Programs for Out-of-School Youth with a Focus on the Use of Incentives (English). Social Protection and Jobs Discussion Paper,no. 2103 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/831561611561440947/Review-of-the-Evidence-on-Short-Term-Education-and-Skills-Training-Programs-for-Out-of-School-Youth-with-a-Focus-on-the-Use-of-Incentives