MTC’s Economic & Social Development division provides workforce training to people around the world. MTC works with governments, international development organizations, and public/private partners to strengthen people’s workplace skills so they can meet the challenges of the global marketplace.
“The WISE project, and innovation and entrepreneurship training specifically, has changed my traditional method of presenting the educational curriculum” – Ms. Karima, WISE Project Teacher Participant
MTC has worked with USAID, the World Bank, the United Nations, the regional development banks, and national governments to provide workforce training worldwide. MTC has also successfully trained people in:
In 2016, MTC began implementing the Egypt Workforce Improvement and Skill Enhancement (WISE) project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. In partnership with Egypt’s Ministry of Education and Technical Education, MTC is improving technical education, connecting industry to schools, and training teachers to better prepare young people for the workforce.
The MTC Impact in 2016
- 753 teachers trained in areas of career guidance, entrepreneurship and innovation, job placement, and training techniques
- 1,224 students placed in internships or jobs throughout Egypt
- 40% of wise project participants are women; all have benefited greatly from MTC’s services