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Publisher/s:  National Institute for Educational Policy Research
Published:  2002 in Tokyo, Japan
ULC:  UNEVOC Library Catalogue ID 4258

Implementing UNESCO/ILO Recommendations for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

The objectives of this seminar, organised by UNESCO in collaboration with the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), with the participation of the ILO, were to: familiarise high-level national education policymakers from participating countries with the UNESCO normative instrument concerning technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and the ILO document on human resources training and development and the aims and objectives of each; discuss the importance of, and benefits to be derived from, implementing the articles of the two sets of recommendations in national TVET systems; discuss possible modalities for implementing the two documents in full or in part in national TVET systems and the difficulties that may be encountered in the process of implementation; explore the possibility of establishing regional mechanisms for supporting and reinforcing national initiatives to implement the two documents; and explore ways and means to revitalise UNEVOC Centres in the region to enable them to play an active role in cooperation. This report contains: Introduction; TVET and human resources development: a panacea for national development: keynote address / Mr Fabian Osuji; Understanding the UNESCO/ILO recommendations / Mohan I. R. Perera; The role of the ILO in human resources development and training / Amadu Sanda; Identification of mechanisms for regional co-operation / Nuru A. Yakubu; Country reports: situation analyses, issues and strategies; The draft constitution of the West African Association for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (WAATVET); Conclusions: issues for strategies for countries of the sub-region. Included as appendices are: List of participants; Country reports.

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