ERIC Number: ED391018
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Case Studies on Technical and Vocational Education in Asia and the Pacific. Report of Regional Meeting (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12-15, 1994). Exemplar Curriculum Project Working Group Report.
Haas, Adrian, Ed.
This conference report provides summaries of presentations of country case studies from a project to investigate factors that impinged upon the status of technical and vocational education (TVE) in Asian and Pacific countries. The report includes the case study project terms of reference, a list of delegates, and agenda. Summaries follow of the case studies from these countries: Australia (Peter Bruhn); Bangladesh (Adbur Rafique); China (Zeng Zida); Fiji (Nelson Delailomaloma); India (Arun Mishra); Indonesia (Mohamad Bakri); Japan (Muneharu Iwamoto); Republic of Korea (Taeck-duck Kim); Malaysia (Hee Tieng Fok); Pakistan (S. Zaheer A. Gillani); Thailand (Siripan Choomnoom); and Vietnam (Nguyen Minh Duong). "Summary of Key Issues Identified in Country Case Studies" (Peter Bruhn) is followed by nine recommendations: strategies to innovate TVE systems to cope with changing demands of the labor market caused by national economic development; policies to promote close linkages between TVE institutions and industry; allocation and use of financial resources to support TVE; measures to improve teacher quality; efforts to include entrepreneurial orientation and skills in TVE; procedures to promote articulation between TVE and the education system; ways to improve career guidance and counseling; policies to improve the participation of special social groups in TVE; and development of TVE in the informal sector. The working group report on entrepreneurial skills for small business exemplary curriculum concludes the report. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: Royal Melbourne Inst. of Tech. (Australia).