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Economic & Social Development: Training Worldwide

Providing comprehensive workforce training worldwide

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:

  • Jordan
  • China
  • Pakistan
  • Tunisia
  • Iraq
  • Haiti
  • South Sudan
  • Mongolia
  • West Bank

Training globally since 2004

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 2018

  • 27,114 teachers, master trainers, and students with technical and workforce readiness skills training
  • 6,939 students with internships for on-the-job training
  • 11,666 students with gainful employment

MTC is proud that 40% of WISE project participants are women; all have benefited greatly from MTC’s services.