Networks

Enhancing Quality Apprenticeships in Turkey

In alignment with GAN’s goal of supporting the private sector in advancing quality apprenticeship agendas, GAN Global and Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations TISK, the host organization of GAN Turkey, organized a webinar on 16 May on “ILO Recommendation 208: Enhancing Quality Apprenticeships in Türkiye.” This collaborative event aimed to raise awareness on how to improve the quality of apprenticeship training and contribute to the development of robust programs in Türkiye. The webinar began with opening remarks from Akansel Koç (in Turkish), Secretary General of TİSK, followed by insights from Kathryn Rowan, Executive Director of GAN Global, and Akustina Morni,…

The RoI on Apprenticeships & Work-Based Learning in India

TeamLease Degree Apprenticeship and GAN Global hosted a webinar, on 22 February 2023, to kick off a series of joint virtual events that will explore in deeper detail specific themes around the potential of WBL and apprenticeships for Indian youth to enter the job market and improve their employability in a variety of sectors. The webinar was also an opportunity to announce a partnership between GAN Global and TeamLease Degree Apprenticeship to scale degree apprenticeship adoption in the country. “Our mission is to achieve employment for all worldwide, and we believe that Indian youth is a significant quadrant in the…

Building a Dual Education Model in Ecuador

GAN Global and Corporación Formados have signed a Country Partner agreement to work closely together to raise awareness on work-based learning (WBL) and apprenticeships in Ecuador. Established in 2018, Corporación Formados was born out of a cooperation project between the Federation of Chambers of Industry and Commerce of Germany and chambers and associations of Ecuador. Since its inception, Formados has been working on developing dual education programmes within vocational education and training. GAN Global, a multi-sector alliance convening and connecting businesses, governments, and international organisations to promote WBL, has been active in the Latin American region since 2016, with partners…

GAN Argentina, GAN Australia and GAN Guatemala Join GAN Global Board

GAN Global is honoured to welcome three network country representatives onto the Management Board. As the two-year term of GAN Colombia, GAN Malawi and GAN Turkey comes to an end, members thank these three countries for their service. We welcome the following three individuals, as representatives of the host organizations of three GAN Networks, for their future commitments to promote work-based learning, including apprenticeships and adaptive measures to innovate and respond to the many recent changes in workforce development and learning: “At GAN Argentina, our goal is to encourage local companies to commit to training and incorporating young people into…

Greener Skills for a Sustainable Workforce

Green education and training programmes play a crucial role in enabling businesses and employees to leverage emerging opportunities. Evidence from several countries shows that in sectors and occupations where green growth policies are encouraged, new skills, or new combinations of familiar skills, are driving the need for greener upskilling and reskilling strategies. The role of work-based learning (WBL) in these approaches is an opportunity for GAN Global and its members and partners to shape initiatives to close the skills gaps needed towards a sustainable future. The latest publication by GAN Global Board Member, the Adecco Group was introduced – Training for Green Jobs, highlighting different training solutions…

GAN Network Activities

September and October have been eventful months at GAN Global, but also for the Networks around the world. With GAN Global colleagues travelling to Argentina and Costa Rica, an event on youth employability in Guatemala, the launch of the Apprenticeship Vacancy Index in Australia, the upcoming National Apprenticeship Day in France, there is a lot to tell. Read on to find out more.