The Need for New Pathways in TVET Delivery

It is not too late for Government skills development managers to reach beyond the linear, step by step delivery system in TVET. It is now time to explore and search for more inclusive ways to engage the country’s workforce in mastering new technologies to live better, and the economy can get into a higher gear. … Read more

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A More Effective Approach for Government in TVET

Government usually plays a primary role in directly managing the delivery of core social services such as health, education, social welfare and access programs. As governments downsize, they may look for multiple suppliers and providers of services in areas in which partnership participation is possible. As an example, in the Philippines, 80% of University education … Read more

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The Necessity of Partnerships in TVET

Government usually plays a primary role in directly managing the delivery of core social services such as health education, social welfare and access programs. As governments downsize, they may look for multiple suppliers and providers of services in areas in which partnership participation is possible. As an example, in the Philippines, 80% of University education … Read more

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Why Employer Based Training is Key to Economic Success

Employer Based Training (EBT) is at the foundation of a nation’s economic success. It wants to make every employer a training campus and every employee a part time learner. It will take time and resources, but the training partnership between employers and institutions is underway and EBT will be an excellent addition to any TVET system.  … Read more

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Why TVET Must Focus on Digital Education

Digital skills are driving competitiveness in today’s economy. Countries below the digital divide must struggle to bring their populations to a level where they can catch up… and then keep up. Education today is no longer driven by the public sector as this has fallen off the way with its turtle-like response to faster changes … Read more

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Top 6 Benefits of Vocational and Technical Education for High School Students

Vocational and technical schools serve many purposes. For some, they offer opportunities to further their careers and earning power.  For others, they offer careers in hands-on fields that don’t’ require traditional four-year academic training. Still, others offer a way to enrich the high school experience, prepare for college, and earn college credits – all at … Read more

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Why Career Coaching in TVET Institutions

How will a career coach benefit your students?  More than ever, you and I need a career coach. The job environment has changed, and the picture no longer resembles what has been familiar to us. Just look at the jobs advertised in today’s papers or online platforms. How many of those jobs do you recognize? … Read more

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8 Ways to Ease Youth Unemployment and Underemployment

Millions of school youth are currently unemployed or underemployed. This number increases per year for various reasons. Some cannot follow an academic curriculum. Others do not have an interest in school work. For many, families do not have the money to support them in schools, and they need to contribute to family revenue by helping … Read more

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Top 5 Technical School to University Transitioning Concerns

While many technical and vocational school students are only seeking the skills and certificate they’ll earn through their vocational courses, some  others use vocational schools as a stepping-stone to higher education. If this is the course you’re planning, there are a few things to consider as you make the transition.  And remember, even if it’s … Read more

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Reinventing the Government Technical College

In many countries, government technical colleges and training institutions are restructuring to meet the demands of the new economy evolving faster than the rockets its building . The requirement is much more than simply adding an IT section or a new programme in automated manufacturing. In fact, the whole environment in which these institutions have worked is … Read more

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