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Better vocational schools Indonesia

MANILA - As Indonesia continues to receive large amounts of investment, companies have been calling for authorities to address the mismatch between education programs and business. Recognizing the problem, the Government of Indonesia’s National Medium-Term Development Plan for 2004–2009 sought to expand the capacity of the country’s vocational schools. A US$80 million (€61,5 million) loan from Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the 5-year Vocational Education Strengthening Project (INVEST) was signed in 2008 in support of this goal. It is expected to be completed at the end of 2013....

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