Regional overview: What is the government’s role in greening TVET?

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The transition to low-carbon economies that address climate change and reduce the environmental impact of development is a pressing issue for governments in Asia. Ambitious targets set by many countries in the region require the implementation of specific measures to ensure environmentally sustainable economic growth. The greening of jobs and the development of necessary skills are essential requirements for successful green transitions. This article analyses various drivers that impact upon the greening of skills in the region. It refers to several studies conducted by the author that examine current practices. The article also identifies five enabling factors that should be systematically addressed for the greening of technical and vocational education and training(TVET). Copyright © 2016 PAVLOVA.
Original languageEnglish
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2016



Pavlova, M. (2016). Regional overview: What is the government’s role in greening TVET? TVET@Asia, 6. Retrieved from


  • Greening of the economy
  • Governments’ role
  • Asia-Pacific region
  • Green skills
  • Dimensions of TVET greening
  • Systematic reform
  • Greening of TVET curriculum
  • Barriers for greening skills
  • Drivers behind greening of skills