In the Spotlight
Innovative Strategies in Higher Education for Accelerated Human Resource Development in South Asia: Nepal
The report provides in-depth analysis of the state of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education in Nepal.
ADB approved a grant of $3 million for a pilot project to make dilapidated school dormitories of Mongolia fit for students.
Set in the context of changing economies, adaptive technologies and a new post-2015 global agenda for development, the focus of the forum will be practical, with emphasis given to sharing perspectives and experiences on issues of high relevance.
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.
10.6%2011youth unemployment rate in Asia and the Pacific
10%2011the average rate of return to another year of schooling
31%2012of global enrollments are in Southeast and East Asia, the largest share in the world