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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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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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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Empowering Maldives Women in Woodworking and Furniture Carpentry

The Maldives Institute of Technology’s Journey on Empowering WomenCompiled by:Mariyam Hudhna Shareef MIT’s Woodworking & Furniture Carpentry course was introduced and delivered under the Women’s Skills Training Program (WST). It was launched in 2019 to empower women with skills and to stimulate them to take occupations that had been neglected by women for ages. ​ … Read more

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Freedom to Act in TVET Organizations

Why is Freedom to Act Necessary in TVET Organisations? When implementors share in the decision-making, most likely, the decisions have stronger buy-in. When members of an organization buy into the policies, this is already half of the battle won.  It is important, in fact, of great strategic value to have the implementers share in the … Read more

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Employability Skills for TVET Graduates

Business and industry representatives in both developed and developing countries have expressed considerable dissatisfaction with the general level of preparedness of prospective entry-level employees. Employers usually find that they have: (i) unclear direction and goals with very little understanding of their career path; (ii) low self confidence and poor motivation; (iii) low level of academic … Read more

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10 Key Lessons in Revenue Generation​ for TVET

How did TVET get into the position that forces administrators of government funded institutions to learn the business skills of revenue generation and the development of  a dynamic leadership role? Basically, most governments simply cannot afford the total cost of trade and technician institutions for the future. TVET is VERY expensive. Allowing institutions to simply … Read more

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How to Incorporate TVET in High School

Many high schools in various countries have realized the importance of offering technical and vocational education and training (TVET) to high school students. Many high schools in various countries have realized the importance of offering technical and vocational education and training (TVET) to high school students. Why all of a sudden this interest? Parents, students, … Read more

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