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Driving Private Sector Engagement to Unlock the Potential of Quality Apprenticeships

In this article, GAN Global Executive Director, Kathryn Rowan discusses the crucial role of private sector engagement in implementing quality apprenticeships, as outlined in the ILO’s recommendation. She highlights the benefits of industry-relevant training, financial investment, mentorship, and enhanced employability. The launch of the Corporate Champions for Apprenticeships platform at the World Economic Forum in Davos demonstrates progress in driving private sector commitment. In the realm of global workforce development, the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Quality Apprenticeships Recommendation (R208) is a breakthrough for governments, employers, and workers for all nations working towards sustainable economic growth and equitable employment opportunities. For…

SFUVET and GAN Global Join Forces to Boost Apprenticeships

Geneva, Switzerland. Date 2023 – The Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) and the Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training SFUVET are pleased to announce their new partnership aimed at further promoting international cooperation in vocational and professional education and training. GAN will work closely with SFUVET to promote and implement dual VET within international companies in Switzerland and abroad. Together, the two institutions will share knowledge and best practices related to vocational and dual education, apprenticeship development, and skills development within and across GAN networks and country partners as well as in the countries where both organizations are active. SFUVET…