The report is based on extensive research (using a range of qualitative and quantitative methods) in both West Bank and Gaza. The report demonstrates a fundamental skills gap, with 80% of business owners stating they have difficulty filling job vacancies, and a disconnect between employers' views of graduates' skills and the belief among educational institutions that graduates have the necessary skills to enter the workforce. The report's in-depth findings are critical to understanding the contemporary skills and circumstances of the Palestinian labour market.
The report is co-published by AWRAD and CARE International in the West Bank and Gaza, with funding from the UK Department for International Development.
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