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ERIC Number: ED523730
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 77
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 63
Open and Flexible TVET in Commonwealth Pacific Countries
Neal, Terry
Commonwealth of Learning
This report examines the current state of open and flexible technical-vocational education and training (TVET) in nine Pacific Commonwealth countries: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has commissioned the Open Polytechnic to complete this report to assist COL understand where best to target its efforts in these countries. The report defines open and flexible TVET as worthwhile learning offered in ways that give learners more choice of how they acquire knowledge and skills relevant for current employment and citizenship. Appended are: (1) Interview guide; and (2) Summary of TVET by country. (Contains 1 figure and 2 tables.) [This report was published by Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth of Learning
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Fiji; Kiribati; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu