ERIC Number: ED399370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
National Profiles in Technical and Vocational Education in Asia and the Pacific: Fiji.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This technical and vocational education (TVE) profile on Fiji is one in a series of profiles of UNESCO member countries. It is intended to be a handy reference on TVE systems, staff development, technical cooperation, and information networking. Part I, General Information, covers the following: location, area, and physical features; economic and labor force situation; industrial needs and labor demands; and technician education. Part II, Structure of Education, uses tables to illustrate number of schools and classification of teachers. Part III, Type of Technician Education, describes these types: school-based vocational program, Fiji National Training Council, Fiji Institute of Technology (FIT), and technical institutions of the private sector. Part IV, Technician Training at FIT, considers these aspects: entry requirements, enrollments and outputs, course structure (examples in the School of Building and Civil Engineering), the apprenticeship course, administration of FIT, staff qualifications, selection and recruitment of staff, processes of technician curriculum development, student evaluation, resource center, classroom situations, and technical teacher training (programs and staff approval). Part V, Trends, summarizes trends in technical and vocational education and training. Part VI lists the addresses of and courses offered at the Fiji Institute of Technology, and the Telecommunication Training Centre. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Program Descriptions, Staff Development, Teacher Education, Technical Assistance, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools
Asia-Pacific Centre of Educational Innovation for Development (ACEID), UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand; Networking and Information Service Unit, CPSC, P.O. Box 7500, Domestic Airport Post Office, NAIA, Pasay City 1300, Manila, Philippines.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Fiji