Have we Made TVET too Complicated?

After spending millions on NQF and Standards and all the “stuff” to have homogenized TVET, is there any evidence at all that employers are the slightest bit happier with our graduates? All I hear is the continued plea for reasonable soft skills (employability skills) including good computer competence. Most employers are happy to train whatever … Read more

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Are Your Students Ready for the Job Market?

We have fixed traditions in education. The needs of the next level up are set by the professors who teach that level. It really makes sense for a system focused on the cultural development of 19th century English gentlemen but it has almost nothing to do with getting kids ready for employment. As an example, … Read more

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Establishing a self-sufficiency vocational farm school for war affected children and youth in northern uganda

Posted Nov 12, 2014 by OkwenyGeorgeOngom 1. Organization: A River Blue.  A River Blue is a community base not-for-profit organization, and a registered NGO in Uganda, working in Alebtong district in northern Uganda. A River Blue is run by a small, active, committed Board of Directors. Operations are conducted out of a community based office in Alebtong staffed … Read more

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