Projects Workforce Development - All Projects
Monday, March 29, 2010
The Vocational Education Project (VEP) in Georgia is designed to increase the capacities of Georgia’s construction and tourism sectors through specialized interventions in training and education.
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Nicaragua’s ENTERATE (Educando Niños Trabajadores y Erradicando Actividades y Trabajos Explotadores)
Together with its Nicaraguan partners (La Cuculmeca, INPRHU-Somoto, and Club Infantil), AIR is working to reduce the worst forms of child labor in Nicaragua by providing access to and improving the quality and relevance of education as well as providing skills or vocational training for 10,045 children, mostly in the rural and urban areas of the Departments of Jinotega and Madriz.
Saturday, March 27, 2010
Farmer Voice Radio is a network of radio broadcasters, agricultural experts, and farmers to provide millions of small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa a broad variety of agriculture-related radio programming. The network will give small farmers access to current information, useful resources, and new farming techniques to help them improve their productivity, livelihoods and well-being over the long-term.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Sponsored by the USAID and implemented by AIR in collaboration with its Brazilian partners, Enter Jovem (“Enter Youth”) has been working since October 2003 in Bahia, Pernambuco, and Cearáto to train and insert disadvantaged youth between 14 and 21 years into the formal job market.
Thursday, October 22, 2009
The strategic objective of the Malawi Teacher Training Activity was to improve the quality of primary education by providing professional development opportunities for in-service and pre-service teachers through content-specific and pedagogical training as well as the provision of appropriate teaching and learning materials.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
The Primary School Support Program: A School Fees Pilot (PSSP:SFP) was a three-year project funded by USAID/Malawi and the Government of Malawi to improve the quality of education in Dowa District. PSSP:SFP also had a mandate from the U.S. Congress to develop and pilot strategies that reduce the cost of schooling for Malawi’s most vulnerable children.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
The USAID-funded Ukrainian Standardized External Testing Initiative (USETI) was aimed at helping the Government of Ukraine (GOU) introduce external standardized testing as a mandatory criterion for university admissions, thus mitigating corrupt practices in higher education in Ukraine.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
RECLAIM withdrew/prevented approximately 2,960 children from exploitive child labor by enrolling them in either formal or vocational education programs, and provided income generation alternatives to 500 women.