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The needs of a growing population of young people are shaping education policies in Asian countries, explains ADB education expert Jouko Sarvi.

South Asia needs to invest more in education and skills training to improve economic opportunities for its growing youth population.

An ADB-supported project in Indonesia is helping people get the skills needed to find good-paying jobs.

Asian nations are struggling to create elite universities without leaving behind the millions of their citizens who just need a college education.

Information and communications technology is both an engine of growth for developing countries and a tool for training today's youth to become the workforce of tomorrow. Here are 12 things to know about technology and youth skills development in Asia and the Pacific.

Too many youth in Asia and the Pacific are failing to develop the right skills for today's job market. Here's a by-the-numbers look at the status of youth employment and training in Asia and the Pacific.

The 2013 ADB International Skills Development Forum looks at the need to address youth unemployment and a growing mismatch between education and jobs requirements in the Asia and Pacific region, focusing on the efforts of governments and the private sector and the role of information and communications technology.

Higher education is evolving rapidly in Asia and the Pacific region, as students and teachers learn to deal with issues like quality of instruction, affordability, accessibility, and relevance to the requirements of Asia’s labor market.

ADB helped Viet Nam improve its vocational and technical education system to meet the growing demand for skilled industry workers in the country.

A hydropower energy project in Central Viet Nam has disrupted the lives of an isolated ethnic minority, but offers better health care and educational opportunities for a bright future.