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ERIC Number: ED507880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 45
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Building Alliances Series: Workforce Development
Brady, Cecilia
US Agency for International Development
Public-private partnerships done right are a powerful tool for development, providing enduring solutions to some of the greatest challenges. To help familiarize readers with the art of alliance building, the Global Development Alliance (GDA) office has created a series of practical guides that highlight proven practices in partnerships, demonstrate lessons learned, and provide insight on identifying and designing strategic partnerships that will meet sector-focused development objectives. The purpose of this guide is to show readers how to build public-private partnerships in Workforce Development. Sections include: Introduction; Alliance models in workforce development: what works?; Emerging trends in alliances; What private sector industries are interested in workforce development?; Finding good partners; What private sector partners can offer; What government & NGO partners can offer; Issues to watch/Lessons learned; Ten ways to get started; Existing USAID mechanisms; Additional ideas & resources; Case Study: Employment & Education Alliance; and Case Study: Ruwwad. [This publication was prepared by DAI.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Agency for International Development