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$400 Million ADB Loan to Help Lift Youth Employment in the Philippines
The Asian Development Bank has approved a $400 million policy-based loan to support the Philippine government’s efforts to expand youth employment and skills programs to help young Filipinos find quality jobs.
Online Life Skills Training Helps Keep Young Filipinos Resilient Amid the Pandemic
In 2020, ADB gave funding support to digitize aspects of the Philippines' JobStart Life Skills Training and apprenticeship program. ADB also approved a $400-M loan in July 2021 to support the government's employment efforts for the youth.
9th Skills Forum - Bambang Susantono
Opening remarks by Bambang Susantono, ADB Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, at the 9th Skills Forum, 23 August 2021
‘Convergence, Cohesion, Collaboration’ Key to Addressing Education Challenges — ADB VP
Teachers and students must be equipped with the skills to use new technology and apply developments in different disciplines such as pedagogy and psychology to continue learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, participants at the Asian...