Latin American employers cannot find the workers they need. Workers lack the right skills, but they don’t have time or resources to participate in training. Micro-credentials, a type of alternative credentials, could be a solution, given their targeted nature, as they can increase the number of workers with a specific skill. But, for micro-credentials to be a real solution, … [Read more...] about Can Alternative Credentials Help Correct Labor Market Imbalances?
School dropout, a persistent problem in Latin America and the Caribbean that will worsen In 2018, only 64.4% of young people between 18 and 20 years old in the region had completed secondary, while in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries this value exceeded 86%. In fact, 22.5% of those between 18-24 years old did not even manage to start … [Read more...] about Technical education, a potential ally in the face of school dropout in times of COVID-19