RTI’s Workforce Development Ecosystem Framework and Survey Tool
Lostumbo, J., Joyce, P., & Cummiskey, C. (2016). RTI’s Workforce Development Ecosystem Framework and Survey Tool: Findings from Caribbean Pilot Tests. (International Development Group Working Paper; No. 2016-02). Research Triangle Park: RTI International.
This paper describes the framework and survey tool’s development, early testing in the Caribbean, examples of ways to analyze and visualize the data, and survey tool recalibrations made based on the pilot results. The paper begins with background on the emerging importance of workforce development systems; a brief description of the survey tool and its foundational concept; and the results of the first field test, which took place in the Eastern Caribbean. The conclusion highlights future considerations and next steps in the development process.