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ERIC Number: ED020387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 12
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Reference Count: 0
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OUTLINE OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN INDONESIA.
Australian Dept. of Labour and National Service, Perth.
THE POPULATION OF INDONESIA WAS 105,000,000 IN 1965, 70 PERCENT OF WHICH ARE ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE ON THE SEVEN MAIN ISLANDS AND SOME OF THE 3,000 SMALLER ISLANDS. DIVERSIFICATION OF THE ECONOMY IS BEING EMPHASIZED. COMPULSORY PRIMARY EDUCATION EXTENDS OVER 6 YEARS. SECONDARY EDUCATION INCLUDES A JUNIOR LEVEL WITH BOTH ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS AND A SENIOR LEVEL WITH ACADEMIC AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS. IN 1961-62, 10,000,000 PERSONS WERE IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS, 750,000 IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS, 150,000 IN TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, AND 40,000 IN TEACHER EDUCATION. CONTROL OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION IS CENTRALIZED AND SUPERVISED BY INSPECTORS. THERE ARE SIX PUBLIC AND A NUMBER OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES, 174 SENIOR TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, 570 JUNIOR TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, AND SOME SPECIALIZED INSTITUTIONS. THERE ARE EIGHT TECHNICAL TEACHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES OFFERING A 3-YEAR TRAINING COURSE. ACCELERATED VOCATIONAL TRAINING OF 6 TO 12 MONTH'S DURATION IS PROVIDED BY THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FOR UNEMPLOYED ADULTS. NO FORMAL APPRENTICESHIP SYSTEM EXISTS. IN-INDUSTRY TRAINING IS UNDEVELOPED. MANPOWER UNITS ARE TO BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH MINISTRY. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Australian Dept. of Labour and National Service, Perth.
Identifiers: INDONESIA