The Austrian Michael Weber, Senior Economist at the World Bank, will report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the TVET sector and will be available online for questions and answers.
In almost all developing and emerging countries there is a discrepancy between the acquisition of skills / further education, higher education, and the labor market. The World Bank works with local governments to develop programs, e.g. to increase labor market conditions and productivity. A current study by the World Bank, UNESCO, and the International Labor Organization (ILO) is examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the TVET sector.