The conference, which brought together 219 participants from 81 countries, facilitated sharing of experiences, tools and best practices focusing on the following approaches:
- budgetary prioritisation and efficient use of public resources;
- implementation of work-study and apprenticeship training systems;
- development of activities that generate income by training centres;
- introduction of training fees;
- and lastly, mobilisation of companies by implementing training taxes and funds.
GRET used comparative studies it led or in which it participated in South-East Asia (AFD/Unesco, 2017, forthcoming) and in sub-Saharian Africa to coordinate the discussions (AFD/Adea, 2014: Funding of vocational training in Africa – Roles and specifities of funds to finance vocational training (in French only); 2015: PQIP/DCTP inter-coutry seminar on funding of vocational training, 7 to 8 December 2015 in Abidjan (in french only)).
You can consult the summary of the virtual conference via the following link: Diversifying the funding sources for TVET – Mobilizing the means to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.