Country: Lao PDR
Donor: Asian Development Bank
Period: 09/2011 – 05/2013
Activity: The TVET Skills Contracting Program aims to widening the national skills training base through direct support for the greater involvement of selected private TVET institutions. The project seeks to improve both the quality of, and access to, formal TVET in Lao PDR, focusing on certificate and diploma programs. Quality improvements include developing skill standards, improving curricula and training teachers in 4 priority skill areas:
(i) construction and building trades,
(ii) mechanical and machinery maintenance and repair,
(iii) furniture-making, and
(iv) basic business.