The Role of Community Colleges in Skills Development: Lessons from the Canadian Experience in Developing Asia

Publication | December 2015

The purpose of this book is to describe the Canadian approach to skills development, the success it has achieved, and the implications of this success for policy toward skills development in Asian emerging economies.

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It relates how Canadian community colleges evolved into skills development hubs. It also presents how their policies and practices have been adapted to skills education in Brazil and the People's Republic of China. It briefly summarizes how these college policies and practices can be applied to the needs of Asian developing countries in general.


  • Tables, Figures, and Boxes
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Canadian Community Colleges and Skills Development
  • Canadian Community Colleges as International Development Partners
  • Implications of the Lessons from Advanced Skills Development in Canada for Developing Asia
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Education
  • Education sector development
  • Technical and vocational education and training
  • 102
  • BKK157606-2
  • 978-92-9257-224-2 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-225-9 (e-ISBN)

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