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Case Studies | August 30, 2012

Enhancing IT Vocational Training and Employment Opportunities for Young Vietnamese With Disabilities

People living with disabilities are among the most disadvantaged in Vietnam. This case study describes the Information Technology Training Program for People with Disabilities through which participants completed advanced courses in software engineering and computation. More than 80 percent of the program's graduates found full-time employment or internships.

CONTENTS

  • Background

  • Enhancing Vocational Training and Employment Opportunities for Young Vietnamese with Disabilities

  • A. Engage Key Stakeholders

  • B. Prepare Schools to Train and Support SWDs

  • C. Target Training to Match the Skills Demanded by the Labor Market

  • D. Engage SWDs with Appropriate Training Methods

  • E. Support SWDs outside the Classroom

  • F. Prepare and Place SWDs in Jobs

  • G. Sustain and Expand Program Impact

  • Conclusion