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ERIC Number: ED019490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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OUTLINES OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN TANZANIA.
Australian Dept. of Labour and National Service, Perth.
THE 1963 ESTIMATED POPULATION OF TANZANIA WAS OVER 10 MILLION. THE NATION'S ECONOMY IS PRIMARILY AGRICULTURAL. PRIMARY EDUCATION CONSISTS OF A 4-YEAR LOWER AND 4-YEAR UPPER LEVEL. BECAUSE OF LIMITED EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES, ADMISSION TO UPPER PRIMARY AND SECONDARY LEVELS DEPENDS ON PASSING EXAMINATIONS. FROM THE UPPER PRIMARY LEVEL, A STUDENT MAY ENTER A 6-YEAR SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM, A 4-YEAR SECONDARY PLUS A 3-YEAR TECHNICAL INSTITUTE PROGRAM, A 3-YEAR SECONDARY TECHNICAL SCHOOL, OR A 2-YEAR COURSE AT A TEACHER'S COLLEGE. TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONSISTS OF UNIVERSITY-LEVEL COURSES FOR TECHNOLOGISTS, TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA COURSES IN A TECHNICAL COLLEGE, COMBINATION GENERAL-TECHNICAL COURSES IN TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS. ONE-YEAR COURSES FOR TECHNICAL TEACHERS ARE CONDUCTED AT THE DAR-ES-SALAAM TECHNICAL COLLEGE. APPRENTICESHIPS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE TRADES UNDER GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION. AS TRADE SCHOOL APPRENTICE TRAINING IS PHASED OUT, INDUSTRIAL SCHEMES WILL BE DEVELOPED TO INSURE TRAINING FOR AVAILABLE EMPLOYMENT. IN-INDUSTRY TRAINING IS GIVEN FOR SPECIALIZATIONS MEETING THE SPECIFIC NEEDS OF THE INDUSTRY GIVING IT. THE MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT PLANNING HAS GIVEN A HIGH PRIORITY TO DEVELOPING TECHNICAL EDUCATION TO PROVIDE URGENTLY NEEDED SKILLED MANPOWER. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Australian Dept. of Labour and National Service, Perth.
Identifiers: TANZANIA