Vocational Education and Training through Open and Distance Learning
The world needs workers with more and better skills. Conventional apprenticeships and old methods of professional training are not providing enough skilled workers, so governments, companies and colleges are all using open and distance learning to fill these gaps. This unique international review of experience looks at the policies needed in both the private and the public sector for effective vocational education and training at all levels, from basic skills to continuing professional education. It goes on to examine the new roles of information and communication technologies, establishing what we know about their performance, and identifying the choices to be made in applying technologies to vocational education and training.
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Senteni, Alain (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)At a time when skills development for livelihoods is a key priority for most governments, the potential of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to address many of the challenges facing individuals, ...
The Role of TVET in Developing Skills for Kenyan Rural Women through Open Learning: A Case of Samburu Women at Coastal Region Kithinji, Anne P K (2013-11)The modern girl’s dream is to live and work in an urban locality regardless of her background. This reverie is based on the perception that an urban setting has so much to offer including better education, dream job and ...
Khan, Nowshad (2013-11)Technicians working in the field rarely get the opportunity to upgrade their knowledge and skills through trainings, workshops, symposiums or courses due to their working conditions. It has been observed that potential of ...
Technical and vocational skills development through Open, Distance and Flexible Learning: a case of the Hospitality and Tourism sector in Namibia Amadhila, H N; Kavetuna, Joel (2013-11)The technical and vocational skills development in Namibia has seen a major shift in the past years with the establishment of the Industry Skills Committees’ under the Namibia Training Authority and lately the development ...
Transforming the Training of Technical and Vocational Education Instructors Through Open, Distance and Flexible Learning: The Case of Malawi Chimpololo, Andrew (2013-11)The Malawi Growth and Development Strategy 11, the blueprint that maps out the national development agenda from 2011 – 2016, recognises technical and vocational education and training (tevet) as a tool for propelling Malawi ...