The economic and emotional value of a high school diploma cannot be undersold.
When I last saw Alejandro Jaimes, in September of 2015, he was working in Mexico’s northern industrial heartland of Nuevo Leon as the regional director of CONALEP, part of the country’s vocational training system. A month later he was unemployed, as can happen to any government official when elections bring in a new regime. So, what will happen to the changes that Alejandro and his team introduced?
In this post our Executive Vice President for Business Development, Peter Shiras, introduces CONALEP, a key partner in Mexico. He looks at how CONALEP aims to make vocational training more responsive to the needs of students and employers.
If you build an aircraft maintenance workforce, will investment for a maintenance facility come? If you're in Chihuahua, Mexico, the answer looks to be yes, thanks to years of planning.