The concept of quality is not new in the Technical Vocational Education and Training. Training providers, trainers, administrators, and policymakers express it in different ways. Consequently, they apply various techniques and means to check whether the approved quality standards are met or not. Quality education is a strong foundation for preparing and improving quality. It is also an important competence of every nation’s human resource development. This is an asset for global……

Educational institutions should offer students and workers soft skills, entrepreneurial and managerial skills that are harder to automate and offer workers the flexibility to move between jobs. This also means providing students and workers with digital and IT skills, computer science and computer programming skills. Changes within Industries and Labour Markets Structural change in developing countries is usually understood as a shift of employment from agriculture to industry, and from less……

Quality assurance of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) qualifications should be seen as an end-to-end process that applies to the conception and formation of skills as well as to the practical administration of assessment on the ground. This spans a long timeframe and many steps in the processes of designing, developing, implementing and monitoring the qualification. Photo: voltamax Quality assurance of TVET provision can be implemented at various levels, including through……

Growth in the Demand for Labour Most countries have seen considerable growth in the demand for labour with higher skills and educational levels in the past decades. In many countries, supply has not grown correspondingly. This has resulted in increasing differences. Differences either in unemployment or wages between high and low skilled workers. Or, it becomes impossible to find enough skilled workers. In some countries, the labour supply does not follow……

What future are we building for our young people, and for ourselves? Unskilled youths face a lifetime of lower earnings and weaker career progression, leading to wider inequality, exclusion and social division. They risk becoming a “lost generation” and an additional pressure on our aging societies. Youth unemployment The jobless numbers are high. Special among the young. Youth unemployment has risen sharply to over 16% in the OECD area since 2008,……

The future for TVET will be greener, smarter and without limits. Trends for TVET The last 10 years have had a massive impact on the demand for the skills and numbers of TVET graduates in developed economies. It is easy to recognize changes when we look behind. It is harder to predict the future. However, combining later history with what we can see around us, we can probably find some trends.……

There are numerous challenges facing Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the 21st century. Some of the challenges are digitization and automation of economies and societies. Therefore, all forms of education and training must keep pace with the advancement in knowledge and technologies common to the user societies. Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence and robotics point to a significant economic disruption in the years ahead. Together, machine learning, natural-language recognition,……

Innovations in mobile learning can lead to a change paradigm in education which mobile technologies are believed to have the potential to be used in teaching and learning in schools [1]. In the article, the authors point out the use of the mobile learning for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Technical and vocational skills can be used immediately in the job market. TVET can be a prime choice in many……