TVET

Technology Generates Jobs

“They’re always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case,” said Andrew Puzder, then chief executive of Hardee’s Food Systems Inc., a restaurant chain headquartered in Tennessee. He was talking about swapping employees for machines. Statements like …

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Mobile Phone Technology Helps African Farmers Sell What They Sow

A Kenyan mobile phone platform is offering local farmers access to a transparent marketplace that offers higher prices for their goods. Farmers who sell produce to Twiga now have access to a fair, transparent, mobile marketplace that offers higher prices for their goods. In the past, they often lost money, time, and products because sales …

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How Can We Benefit from eLearning Today and Tomorrow?

Multimedia-based Electronic learning has become a tool used to provide access to education for multiple segments of the population, which otherwise would have little to no access to it. While eLearning is integrated it into curricula early in the digital revolution, in many countries, it is just beginning to address the opportunities and challenges web-based …

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Management Can be Perceived as an Instrument Exercised to Achieve an Organization’s Purpose.

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 …

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Quality assurance of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

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 …

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NKB Vocational Centre in Uganda

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 …

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Fast food and Mobile-Microlearning

Fast food is easily prepared processed food served in snack bars and restaurants for a quick meal or to be taken away. Within the learning environment, we find the same in the newer developing of e-Learning: “Bite-sized learning” or “Microlearning” is the latest buzzword in the eLearning world. Microlearning The microlearning last 1-7 minutes. It …

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Quality in Technical Vocational Education and Training

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Quality in TVET In these days of borderless education, workforce mobility within regions and demand for mutual recognition of qualifications, it is important to adhere to some common or internationally agreed-upon quality framework.   (The following text is from “Using ICTs and Blended Learning in Transforming TVET”, s17-18 [1])[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Highest Possible Standard Winch …

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