In the Spotlight
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.
Vocational Education in Timor-Leste Boosts Employment Opportunities for the Youth
ADB supports vocational education in Timor-Leste, creating jobs and opportunities for the country's next generation of young citizens.
An ADB-supported project in Indonesia is helping people get the skills needed to find good-paying jobs.
Most developing countries in Asia and the Pacific have earned high marks for a dramatic rise in primary education enrollment rates in the last three decades, but daunting challenges remain, threatening economic and social growth.
With over $8.2 billion in loans and grants to the education sector over the past forty years ADB has a long track record in assisting its developing member countries (DMCs) achieve the goal of quality education for all.