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ERIC Number: ED192000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Pages: 121
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
General Educational Requirements for Access to Manual Skills Training in Botswana. Final Report. Surveys and Studies in Adult Education.
Ahmad, N.; And Others
This report of a study to analyze the problems of access to institutional skills training of the manual work force is divided into five chapters. Chapter l introduces the study and explains the work plan and methodology. Chapter 2 discusses patterns of employment and overviews the provision of manual skills training in Botswana. Chapter 3 concerns these formal sources of vocational training: the National Centre for Vocational Training, now the Polytechnic; the brigades (which provide training in a particular occupation to primary school-leavers) and the prisons. Specific topics dealing with brigades include entry requirements, fees, provisions of places, personal attributes affecting access, current recruitment and selection procedures, part-time skills courses, provision of new courses and expansion plans, and access to skills training. Chapter 4 examines training opportunities provided by employers and their general attitudes to training. The analysis is divided by deliverer of training: public (government) sector, mining companies, and other private sector companies and businesses. Focuses include recruitment, development of training institutions, and trade testing system. Chapter 5 lists ten recommendations arising from a survey of training institutions and nine from a survey of employers. Appendixes include a description of trade testing and annotated bibliography. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Botswana and Swaziland Univ., Gaborone. University College.
Identifiers - Location: Botswana