Achieving Youth Empowerment in UAE through Incorporating Entrepreneurial Skills in Technical Vocational Education and Training

  •  Ghanim Alhajeri    


UAE government can stimulate the development of innovations by giving due emphasis on the promotion of entrepreneurship education in youth. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) would only succeed in UAE, when young individuals devise new technologies by using available resources, recruit and train the locals and manufactures products for both domestic and international consumption. This study emphasizes on the efforts made by the UAE government, particularly the government of Abu Dhabi for upgrading and expanding vocational education in collaboration with the private sector. An explorative study design is employed to review the need of the growth of vocational education in UAE with specific reference to Abu Dhabi. It also examines the recent efforts, undertaken in the vocational education sector in UAE and Abu Dhabi. Apparently, there is minimal evidence that technical and vocational education and training interventions are effective to provide employment for young people. The perception behind support and benefits, shared concepts of significance to offer entrepreneurship education.

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