European Training Foundation analysis on education trends in the European neighbourhood

08-03-2019
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The study – which focuses on countries such as Algeria, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Moldova, Palestine and Ukraine – highlights a striking trend: In all countries, women participate less than men in vocational education. Given the increase of employability that this type of education offers, the natural consequence is a lower level of job opportunities/employment prospects for women. The proportion of young women enrolled in vocational programmes at upper-secondary level range from less than 10%, in countries like Georgia and Algeria.

 

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