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Page: 1846 (abstract only)
Publication year: 2014
ISBN: 978-84-616-8412-0
ISSN: 2340-1079

Conference name: 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 10-12 March, 2014
Location: Valencia, Spain

PUBLIC POLICIES FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN TIMOR-LESTE: THE PROFESSIONALIZATION OF YOUNG POPULATION

G. Moraes

Universidade do Porto (PORTUGAL)
The Timor-Leste territory is 14,919 km2 with approximately 1,2 million inhabitants, 41,4% of which are 0 to 14 years old. That poses a number of challenges for the planning of the nation’s political policies, especially those in regard to economic development and employment generation. Hence, the objective of the present investigation is to analyze public policies that generate jobs for the youth in Dili, the capital of Timor-Leste, with special emphasis on vocational and technical education. This geographic concentration is related to the reasons of productive order, reasons of labor market policy and reasons of technological order. Our goal is to analyze some of the characteristics of reality two technical schools in Dili, vocational training centers for structured Aid: Brazilian and Portuguese. The methodology is based on specific literature review and interviews with focal points to coordinate both schools. Qualitative analyzes of this trial had the aid of webQDA, software support the analysis of qualitative data in a collaborative environment and distributed network. This paper has as main purpose to propose a critical look at public policy in favor of Timorese youth.
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author = {Moraes, G.},
title = {PUBLIC POLICIES FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN TIMOR-LESTE: THE PROFESSIONALIZATION OF YOUNG POPULATION},
series = {8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2014 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-616-8412-0},
issn = {2340-1079},
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location = {Valencia, Spain},
month = {10-12 March, 2014},
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CI - Valencia, Spain
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G. Moraes (2014) PUBLIC POLICIES FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN TIMOR-LESTE: THE PROFESSIONALIZATION OF YOUNG POPULATION, INTED2014 Proceedings, p. 1846.
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