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LELAM Conference

International Conference on TVET for Employment, Income, and Job Quality, 11&12 September 2019, Kathmandu, Nepal

The LELAM-​TVET4Income project team Nepal organized the project's first stakeholder conference. With the topic "TVET for Employment, Income, and Job Quality", the conference's aim was at interfacing distinguished TVET practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and employers (industry).

The LELAM-​TVET4Income project team Nepal organized the project's first stakeholder conference aiming at interfacing distinguished TVET practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and employers (industry) for the enhancement of the sector with the following specific objectives:

- To understand the dynamics of TVET particularly related to its contribution towards youth employment, income, and job quality

- To contribute for knowledge building on prominent aspects of TVET

- To share innovative practices and concepts of TVET theoretically and practically

- To highlight the challenges, constraints, opportunities for youth employment

- To share experiences on building and sharing TVET knowledge

- To provide a national/ international forum for TVET sector

- To strengthen a national/ international network of TVET sector

Conference Themes

The conference had the main theme of TVET for Employment, Income, and Job Quality. Staying within this broad theme, the conference will have following sub-themes:

- Policy, planning, and practices

- Institutions and systems

- Governance and power-sharing

- Financing and fund sharing

- Cost-benefit analysis

- Teaching and learning Quality, equity, and relevance

- National and international case studies

- Work, education, and training

- Occupations and occupational areas

- Development and TVET

- Sociology of TVET

- Inclusion in TVET