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Change management in TVET colleges: Lessons learnt from the field of practice

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges environment is marked by increasingly stark juxtapositions between what needs to be achieved in the post-school education sector and the increasing difficulty of current conditions. ...

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Costs and benefits of education and training for the economy, business and individuals

Understanding the costs and benefits of vocational education and training provides a basis for decision making regarding the investment in training. This is an important consideration for many stakeholders in the VET system, including individuals, bu ...

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BIBB News - The BIBB Newsletter

The BIBB News newsletter provides data and information on important issues relating to VET practice.
BIBB News deals with matters connected to the development of European standards that ensure greater transparency and comparability of certificates and qualifications, the vocational training market, the costs and benefits of vocational training and a ...

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Reimagining the purpose of VET – Expanding the capability to aspire in South African Further Education and Training students

Definitive version subsequently published in International Journal of Educational Development, 32(5),(2012), http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S073805931200017X
CIER researcher, Lesley Powell, presents some of her doctoral findings on why learners value vocational education and training in South Africa. This paper applies the capabilities approach to the broader debate of the role of vocational education an ...

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Developing, approving and maintaining qualifications: selected international approaches

There are lessons for Australia in the key approaches to the development, approval, maintenance and quality assurance of qualifications adopted in countries overseas. This research takes into account a range of approaches used in selected European Un ...

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KRIVET Issue Brief

Weekly periodical publication by Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) (in Korean only)

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Readiness to meet demand for skills: a study of five growth industries

This study considers issues pertinent to ensuring the Australian education and training system can respond to emerging skills demand in the following industries: food and agriculture; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; advanced manufacturing; mining ...

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Readiness to meet demand for skills: a study of five growth industries

This study considers issues pertinent to ensuring the Australian education and training system can respond to emerging skills demand in the following industries: food and agriculture; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; advanced manufacturing; mining ...

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Advancing life projects: South African students explain why they come to FET colleges

published in: Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2014, Volume 3, Issue 2
Vocational Education and Training (VET) policy in South Africa is based on a narrow set of assumptions regarding the identity of learners and the reasons that they are in public further education and training (FET) colleges. These assumptions reflect ...

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Attractiveness of vocational education and training

Permeability, successful school-to-work transitions and international mobility
This bibliography, jointly published by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), covers the topics of international mobility, transfer and transitions in TVET, and their role in increasing its attractivene ...

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Assessment issues in VET: minimising the level of risk

This report explores some of the key issues associated with assessment in vocational education and training (VET) and reflects on some possible solutions. The authors provide examples from three industry areas where concerns have been raised about th ...

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KRIVET Research 2012

Abstracts of Research Commissioned by National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences (NRCS)
A compilation of 41 research abstracts published by KRIVET research staff in 2012. Its purpose is to serve as a guide for students, experts and policy makers interested in vocational education and training as well as human resources.

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Country Report Pakistan. Administration for Vocational Training and Education in Pakistan. Issues on Human Resource Development

National Vocational & Technical Training Commission
Through the Vision 2025, NAVTTC has identified five priority areas and is clear with regard to its targets for the next two years to five years i.e. 2013-18. NAVTTC possesses confidence to share its vision and timelines in priority areas and face all ...

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Pakistan TVET Vision 2025

National Vocational & Technical Training Commission
Through the Vision 2025, NAVTTC has identified five priority areas and is clear with regard to its targets for the next two years to five years i.e. 2013-18. NAVTTC possesses confidence to share its vision and timelines in priority areas and face all ...

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From reconstruction to deconstruction: the role of research in South African skills development

In a paper presented to the Association for the Development of Education in Africa in 2012, CIER researcher Lesley Powell, reviews the history of research on skills development in South Africa.

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Vocational education and training in Korea

This report examines the factors that have contributed to the economic growth of Korea in the latter half of the 20th century, especially the role played by vocational education and training (VET). Korea's economic development through its development ...

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Participation in Vocational Education and Training

A summary of indicators and rates
Vocational education and training reporting uses various indicators, rates and guidance values to describe developments and problem areas in VET. There are, however, considerable differences in the construction and significance of some of these indic ...

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KRIVET Policy Perspectives

Policy perspectives published several times a year by the Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)

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Challenging the vocational education and training for development orthodoxy

The orthodox account of vocational education and training for development is firmly based in Neoliberal assumptions about the primacy of the economic. Yet, there are a range of alternative accounts of development, receiving increasing attention, that ...

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Knowing and Doing Vocational Education and Training Reform: Evidence, Learning and the Policy Process

A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Educational Development Volume 32, Issue 5, September 2012, Pages 696–708
Much of VET policy internationally draws on a toolkit that has been seriously questioned for its logic, international relevance and effectiveness by considerable amounts of academic research. Reflecting primarily on our experiences of leading a compl ...

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KRIVET Research 2011

Abstracts of Research Commissioned by National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences (NRCS)
A compilation of 41 research abstracts published by KRIVET research staff in 2011. Its purpose is to serve as a guide for students, experts and policy makers interested in vocational education and training as well as human resources.

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Strengthening Cooperation in TVET: Implications for KRIVET

This is the publication of Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) on the workshop, which was held on September 4, 2012 to share and exchange ideas of strengthening collaboration, with reference to the progress and the ...

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2011 Human Resources Development Indicators in Korea

The Human Development Index - going beyond income Each year since 1990 the Human Development Report has published the Human Development Index (HDI) which was introduced as an alternative to conventional measures of national development, such as le ...

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Education and Skills for Inclusive Growth and Green Jobs

Koea's Experiences on Education and Skills for Green Jobs
Green growth aims to foster economic growth and development while coping with the concerns over lack of natural resources, environmental depredation, and climate change. Green growth aims to catalyze investment and innovation, which will underpin sus ...

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