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National Programme for Access to Technical Education and Employment- PRONATEC (Programa Nacional de Acesso ao Ensino Técnico e Emprego) (2011-)

 

 

Date: 2011-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: This programme has the objective of widening the offer of professional and technological education. It consists on initial and ongoing training, which lasts 160 hours, for the insertion in the labour market. The courses are provided by institutions of the National Service for Business Learning (SENAC) and the National Service for Industrial Learning (SENAI), and to the Federal Network of Professional and Tecbological Education . The courses are free and the participants receive food, transport and the school supplies they need. The PRONATEC has also an action line oriented only to the Brasil Sem Miseria participants (PRONATEC/BSM)
   

Characteristics

Target population: Persons living in poverty and extreme poverty that have more than 16 years; participants of the Bolsa Família programme or of the Bolsa de Prestação Continuada (BPC), in particular: Public middle school students, including young and adult students; Workers; participants of federal income transfer programs; Students who have finished secondary education in schools of the public network.
Area of intervention: Technical and professional training
Indirect job creation (Law No 10.097)
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Means test
Instrument of selection: CadÚnico
Registry of recipients: CadÚnico
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Law 12.513/2011
Ordinance nº 817/2015
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Education (MEC) and Plan Brasil Sem Miséria (BSM)
Executing organization(s): SENAI, SENAC, SENAR y SENAT in coordination with the municipalities
Source of funding: Government of Brazil
   

1) Programa Brasil Profissionalizado

Recipient(s): Participants of the programme
Description: The objetive is to increase the offer of courses and strenghen the professional and technical education integrated to secondary education in State education network

 

2) E-TecBrasil Network

Recipient(s): Participants of the programme
Description: This network provided free technical and professional courses on internet. The institutions authorised by the Federal Government can create online courses. The purpose is to develop professional and technological education in the modality of distance education, expanding and democratizing the offer and access to free and public professional education in the country. Within the e-Tec Brazil Network, there is also the E-tec Languages ​Without Borders program, which offers free foreign language courses.

 

3) Bolsa Formação

Recipient(s): - Public High school students
- Workers
- Participants of federal income transfer programs - People who have completed secondary public education - People who have completed secondary education in private institutions (only if recipient of integral scholarship)
Description: There are three type of free courses offered by Federal Institutions: technical courses for those who have completed secondary education (this training training is intended to train students in new technologies and techniques at work, from 800 to 1200 hours, with an average duration of a year and a half to two years), technical courses for those who are still in secondary and primary education (from160 hours to 200 hours, in three months ) and professional training.

 

4) Young aprenttice (Law No 10.097)

Recipient(s): Participants of the programme
Description: The goal is to allow young people over 15, who are already in the labor market, have the opportunity to complete their studies, their hiring should have reduced costs for businesses and the courses will be financed by the program

 

5) Free agreement with national apprenticeship services

Recipient(s): Students, graduates of basic education and employed or unemployed workers, all with a low income. Users of protection programs for threatened persons also qualify as participants. Students and workers are participants with higher priority.
Description: The agreement was formed between the National Confederations of Industry (CNI) and Commerce (CNC) to expand the application of the resources of their national learning services and their social services, in the free offer of professional and technological education courses . In other words, the free offer of vacancies in technical and professional qualification courses was expanded.

 

6) Mediotec

Recipient(s): Students of public secondary education
Description: The courses are free, funded by Setec / MEC, through the Bolsa Formación. They aim to ensure that the student, after completing their studies is well prepared to enter the labour force, this way MedioTec seeks to provide greater synergy between courses and labour demands. Pursuant to ordinance no. 817/2015, it may involve the provision of food and, if necessary, transportation for the student.

 

7) Pronatec Voluntary Offer

Recipient(s): People who have already completed their middle school education, Brazilian citizens older than 15. Preference is given to people who meet one of the following requirements:
- Students of middle school education of the public network
- Persons who have completed public middle school education or their middle school education in private institutions (only if recipient of integral scholarship)
- Workers, farmers, foresters, fish farmers, extractors, fishermen, etc.
- Participants of federal income transfer programs
- People with disabilities
- Indigenous peoples
- 'Quilombolas' communities
- Adolescents and young people in compliance with socio-educational measures
Description: Through the initiative, courses of professional technological education (EPT) are offered voluntarily by private institutions. Pronatec Voluntary Offer is an initiative of the Ministry of Education (MEC), to expand the free offer of EPT courses. The participants can benefit from education courses, or professional qualification and technical courses. The offer is made by private EPT institutions, which have registered in the program and offer courses on a voluntary basis.

 

Getting Skills Right: Brazil

Author: OECD
Date: 2018
Publication info: OECD Publishing, Paris
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Análise de impacto do Pronatec em beneficiários

Author: Araújo, F. and Gomes, J. C.
Date: 2016
Publication info: Brasil Sem Miséria: resultados, institucionalidades e desafíos, Cadernos de Estudos: Desenvolvimento Social em Debate, N° 25, P. Januzzi y otros (eds), Brasilia, Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information and impact evaluation

 

O que podemos dizer sobre o Pronatec?

Author: Amaral Gomes, A.V.
Date: 2016
Publication info: Technical Study, August 2016, Chamber of Deputies
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General Information

 

Contribução do Programa Nacional de Acesso ao Ensino Técnico e Emprego. Bolsa Formação para fomalização do emprego e dos microempreendedores individuais: análise dos participantes beneficiários do Bolsa Família e inscritos no Cadastro Único

Author: Sousa, M., Silva, Y. and Jannuzzi, P.
Date: 2015
Publication info: Inclusão produtiva urbana: o que fez o Pronatec/Bolsa Formação entre 2011- 2014, Cadernos de Estudos: Desenvolvimento Social em Debate, N° 24, P. Montagner y L. Muller (coords), Brasilia, Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Case study and impact evaluation

 

Pronatec Bolsa-Formação: uma avaliação inicial sobre reinserção no mercado de trabalho formal

Author: Barbosa, F., Porto, R. and Liberato, D.
Date: 2015
Publication info: Technical Report, Brasilia, Ministry of Finance
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

A contribuição do Pronatec para a expansão da educação profissional brasileira

Author: Machado, M.
Date: 2015
Publication info: Mapa da educação profissional e tecnológica, Chapter 3, Experiências internacionais e dinâmicas regionais brasileiras, Centro de Gestão e Estudos Estratégicos (CGEE), Brasilia D.F.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Assessing Advances and Challenges in Technical Education in Brazil

Author: Almeida, R., Amaral N. and de Felicio, F.
Date: 2015
Publication info: World Bank, Washington D.C.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Cadernos de Estudos Desenvolvimento Social em Debate No 30

Author: MDS/SAGI
Date: 2018
Publication info: (Pronatec: uma análise crítica sobre três avaliações de impacto, p.36) Secretaria de Avaliação e Gestão da Informação (SAGI), Brasilia D.F.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Can Business Input Improve the Effectiveness of Worker Training? Evidence from Brazil’s Pronatec-MDIC

Author: O’Connell, S., Mation, F., Bevilaqua, J. and Dutz, M.
Date: 2017
Publication info: Policy research working paper 8155, World Bank
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Professional training challenges: the Pronatec/BSM experience in Senador Canedo, Brazil

Author: Paganini Martins, Sergio
Date: 2016
Publication info: WWP Series (World without poverty), Brasilia
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Case study

 

Pronatec Brazil without extreme poverty (Brasil Sin Miséria) Manaus – AM

Author: WWP
Date: n.a
Publication info: WWP Series Productive Inclusion Reports (World without poverty), Brasilia
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Case study

 

Pronatec Bolsa-Formaçao. Uma avaliaçao no mercado de trabalho formal”, Relatório Técnico

Author: SPE
Date: 2015
Publication info: Ministry of Finance, Brasilia D.F.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Avaliação de impacto dos beneficiários do Programa Bolsa Família matriculados no Pronatec Bolsa Formação: um estudo CASO-CONTROLE. Estudo Técnico No 08/2015

Author: MDS/SAGI (Ministério de Desenvolvimento Social e Combate à Fome/Secretaria de Avaliação e Gestão da Informação)
Date: 2015
Publication info: SAGI, Brasilia D.F.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Brasil Sem Miséria: Resultados, institucionalidades e desafíos, Cadernos de Estudos- Desenvolvimento Social em Debate No 25

Author: Januzzi , P. et al (Eds)
Date: 2016
Publication info: Ministério do Desenvolvimento Social e Combate à Fome y Secretaria de Avaliação e Gestão da Informação, Brasilia D.F.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Outputs achieved

 

Cadernos de Estudos Desenvolvimento Social em Debate No 24 -Inclusão Produtiva Urbana: O que fez o PRONATEC / Bolsa Formação entre 2011 e 2014

Author: Ministry of Social Development and Fight against Hunger
Date: 2015
Publication info: Brasília, DF : Ministério do Desenvolvimento Social e Combate à Fome
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Outputs achieved

 

Pronatec-Brasil Sem Miseria 2013

Author: Government of Brazil
Date: 2013
Publication info: Brasil Sem Miseria
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General Information

 

 

 

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