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Effective Adult Learning Policies

Challenges and Solutions for Latin American Countries

In Latin America and the Caribbean, as across the globe, globalisation and rapid technological change, together with demographic developments are reshaping skill demands and supply in all countries. These trends are expected to continue in the coming years at an increasing pace. Technological progress, in particular, is profoundly transforming the world of work and, in turn, the skills demanded by employers. This poses challenges but it also creates opportunities for Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries in the near future. Effective Adult Learning Policies: Challenges and Solutions for Latin American Countries discusses how individuals and firms in Latin American countries can harness the benefits of those changes. The report explores the challenges for LAC adult learning systems in supplying labour market relevant skills, what are the barriers to an inclusive participation in adult learning and what solutions governments, firms and individuals should collectively put in place to ensure that adult learning is truly effective.

Available from April 24, 2020

In series:OECD Skills Studiesview more titles

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations
Why is adult learning important in Latin America?
Coverage and inclusiveness of adult learning in Latin America
Policies to spur adult learning in Latin America: Challenges and solutions
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