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CARICOM Human Resource Development 2030 Strategy

Posted in: Documents | 26 February 2018

The Mandate

The XXV Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference (March 2014) mandated the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) to establish a CARICOM Commission on Human

Resource Development, to shape a Regional Education and Human Resource Development  2030 Strategy that would –


`` form the basis for converged action by Member States ` create a framework for the  CARICOM Education Agenda


The Strategy was approved by XXXII COHSOD, 30-31 March, 2017 and endorsed the XXXVIII  conference, 4-6 July, 2017.


The HRD 2030 Strategy

The HRD 2030 Strategy is intended to address general deficiencies and shortfalls in the education system by reforming/redesigning the three inter-connected sectors within a single unified seamless HRD system in the areas of:




The three Sectors are:

`` basic education – Early Childhood Development (ECD),

 primary and secondary `` lifelong skills learning

 `` tertiary education


The HRD Concept

1. All education and training (early childhood to tertiary education and workplace development) offered to citizens of the CARICOM Region for the development of their knowledge, skills

and competencies to enable a resilient workforce, better prepared for twenty first century demands.


2. Modes of education delivery in BOTH formal education and training institutions, non-formal and informal learning will seek to deliver open, flexible, distance and online learning.


The Vision

Unlocking Caribbean Human Potential

Please see two files attached


2 HRD Strategy (2.96 MB)