Pathways to empowerment: recognizing the competences of Syrian refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
The tool is intended for use by any services that may be offering assistance to third country nationals and should be used in an interview situation to get to know the individual, their skills, qualifications and experiences. The focus of the tool is to help individuals produce a profile of their skills and to help an adviser identify any recommendations or next steps. The information collected can be used to: support further assessment, form a basis for offering guidance, identify up-skilling needs, support job-searching and job-matching.
The report provides analytical research on the labour market impact of skills recognition systems, in particular, in matching skills and jobs.
Americans overwhelmingly view a higher education as essential to landing a good job and achieving financial security, but they have doubts about its quality and affordability. They also favor changes in higher education that would make obtaining a degree more realistic for working adults. Respondents also support the awarding of credit for prior learning and skills acquired outside the classroom. some also said that they would be more likely to enroll in college if they could receive credit for what they already knew.
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