ERIC Number: ED442009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Training Systems in South-East Asia. VTET Accreditation and Certification Systems in SEAMEO Member Countries (with an Appendix in Australia).
Alto, Romulita; Isaacs, Irene; Knight, Brian; Polestico, Rebecca
This book provides an overview of vocational-technical education and training (VTET) in the 10 member countries of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SAMEO). The book begins with an introduction explaining the objectives and methodology of the cooperative research project on which the study was based. Each of the 10 subsequent chapters detail the study findings regarding one of the following countries: Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Republic of Indonesia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Union of Myanmar; Republic of Philippines; Singapore; Kingdom of Thailand; and The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. All chapters place special emphasis on the country's VTET accreditation and certification systems. Other topics addressed in the country reports include the following: geography and economy; structure of the education and training system; occupational skills maps and skills standards; types and levels of qualification; quality assurance; apprentice scheme; nonformal education; women's education; and employment and unemployment. The final chapter outlines a framework for comparing SAMEO member countries' VTET systems and identifies differences and similarities among their VTET systems. Forty-seven tables/figures are included. Appended are the following: list of country researchers; 208-item annotated bibliography; and overview of Australia's VTET system that includes 22 tables/figures and 16 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Apprenticeships, Comparative Education, Delivery Systems, Developing Nations, Economic Climate, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Job Skills, Job Training, Models, National Organizations, National Standards, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Population Trends, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Public Education, Quality Control, School Business Relationship, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Technical Institutes, Training Objectives, Trend Analysis, Unemployment, Universities, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Work Experience Programs
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.ncver.edu.au/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).; Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (Singapore). Regional Centre for Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Australia