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KAB Global Outreach Report 2009

Friday, 06 November 2009 08:38
This report gives quick overview of the global outreach of the KAB program as of September 2009. Quite some detective work went into preparing this report since no systematic monitoring system had been established for the KAB program. The data presented in the report is thus collected from numerous educational institutions and ILO offices and colleagues in the close to 50 countries where KAB has been introduced. Many devoted individuals contributed to this report and thanks is due to all who went the "extra mile" to furnish the information. Special thanks is due to Thais Lucas de Rezende who showed a particular flair for detective work and for making sense of  all the information. Henceforth, we hope that this knowledge sharing platform will provide a space for the growing community of KAB practitioners to share information and keep the community growing.


KAB Global Outreach Report 2009

Monday, 21 September 2009 14:36

The report presents the global outreach figures of the KAB program. By September 2009 more than 10'800 teachers have been trained to teach KAB in more than 4'450 schools, and having reached close to half a million students in more than 30 countries where KAB has been taught to students.



KAB Article in the Guardian, Trinidad & Tobago

Monday, 14 September 2009 10:26

The ILO office for the Carribean is organising a KAB TOT workshop for Trinidad and Tobago training for 30 trainers from various national youth training programmes.This is the first time that the KAB programme has been launched in the Carribean and it will be rolled out in Trinidad and Tobago over the years to come.



Article about KAB Vientiane Times

Monday, 14 September 2009 10:20

A TOT workshop was organised in Lao PDR from 27 JUly to 6 August 2009. Participants were teachers and provincial education autorities from across Lao PDR. The Ministry of Education in Partnership with the Lao-Indian Entrepreneurshiip Development Centre (LIEDC) and the ILO is testing KAB entrepreneurship education in secondary education during the 2009/10 school year.



The regional facilitators for the Arab States met at the ILOL office in Beirut on 9-10 September to revise the Arabic version of KAB.



Global Youth Enterprise Conference

Saturday, 12 September 2009 21:33

Making Cents International is organising the Global Youth Enterprise Conference in Washington D.C. on 29-30 September  at George Washington University. The conference will see a diverse range of participants that are working to promote youth employment and youth entrepreneurship across the world. There is a growing growing community committed to investing in young people, and the innovations necessary to ensure programs and policies achieve greater impact, sustainability, and scale.

The ILO is organising a session on the experiencs and lessons learned from the implementation of the Know About Business (KAB) entrepreneurship education programme. Joni Simpson, Klaus Haftendorn and Jens Dyring Christensen, along with a young entrepreneur from Syria who participated in the KAB programme in Syria, will talk about how to make the entrepreneurship educaion case to policy makers and the importance of introducing entrepreneurship into general education.

For more information about the conference and the programme visit www.youthenterpriseconference.org



History of Kab in Syria

Wednesday, 09 September 2009 09:30


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