Technical and vocational education and training in India has expanded significantly over the past two decades. But quality and relevance remain significant issues. What may be learned from other countries' experiences?
Dec 31, 2014 EduTech Magazine
Louay Constant is a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has conducted research and analysis on both domestic and international education and social policy issues. Constant's work has focused on education reform in the K-12 and postsecondary contexts. He has worked on projects that have examined the link between national skills demand and supply, and he has conducted research on national efforts to implement education, training, and labor market reforms to address human resource deficits, mainly in the Middle East. Constant also has been involved in projects examining U.S., state, and school district efforts at improving school leadership, citywide efforts to improve out-of-school time provision, and challenges facing U.S. middle schools. Constant earned his Ph.D. in public policy and administration from the University of Kentucky.
Vernez, Georges, Shelly Culbertson, Louay Constant, Strategic Priorities for Improving Access to Quality Education in the Kurdistan Region - Iraq, RAND Corporation (MG-1140-1-KRG), 2014
Hansen, Michael L., Howard J. Shatz, Louay Constant, Alexandria Smith, Krishna B. Kumar, Heather Krull, Artur Usanov, Strategies for Private-Sector Development and Civil Service Reform in the Kurdistan Region - Iraq, RAND Corporation (MG-1117-1-KRG), 2014
Constant, Louay, Charles A. Goldman, Gail Zellman, Catherine H. Augustine, Titus Galama, Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Cassandra M. Guarino, Rita Karam, Gery Wayne Ryan, and Hanine Salem, "Promoting Quality and Variety Through the Public Financing of Privately Operated Schools in Qatar," Journal of School Choice, 4(4):450-473, 2010
Louay Constant, Vazha Nadareishvili with Hanine Salem, A Survey of Qatari Secondary School Seniors: Methods and Results, RAND (TR-577-QATAR), 2008
Gabriella Gonzalez, Lynn Karoly, Louay Constant, Hanine Salem, and Charles Goldman, Facing Human Capital Challenges of the 21st Century, RAND (MG-786), 2008
Dominic J. Brewer, Catherine H. Augustine, Gail L. Zellman, Gery Ryan, Charles A. Goldman, Cathleen Stasz, Louay Constant, Education for a New Era: Design and Implementation of K-12 Education Reform in Qatar, RAND (MG-548-QATAR), 2007