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ERIC Number: ED574998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 363
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-1-5225-1811-2
Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations
Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso, Ed.
IGI Global
Severe economic depression and the difficulty to acquire employment with adequate income have significant impact on a nation's social welfare. The need to provide ample educational opportunities is more imperative than ever, particularly in emerging economies. "Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations" is a comprehensive reference source for the latest literature on optimizing the implementation of curriculum development and instructional design strategies for technical and vocational education. Featuring innovative coverage across a range of relevant topics, such as curriculum deficiency, teacher competencies, and accessible learning, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, technology developers, and educators interested in the improvement of professional learning programs. Following the Preface by Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie and Asfa M. Yasin, this book contains the following chapters: (1) TVET in Developing Nations and Human Development (Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie and Asfa M. Yasin); (2) Rationale and Challenges of Technical Vocational Education and Training in Uganda (James C. Okware and Willy Ngaka); (3) The Management Training and Development Programme Requirements of TVET School Administrators of Brunei Darussalam (Marcelino C. Gapultos, Jr.); (4) Technological Challenges in Implementing TVET Programmes in Nigeria (B. N. Ezekoye); (5) Recent Framework of TVET Teacher Education in a Country on the Path to Reform: An Analyses of Myanmar's Critical Challenges (Frank Bünning and Ulrike Schmidt); (6) The TVET Scenario and Challenges Faced by the SAARC Nations: With a Special Focus on the Indian Situation (Sumedha Tyagi); (7) Current Trends and Issues in TVET of Bangladesh (Md. Shahadat Hossain Khan, Mahbub Hasan, and K. M. Md. Golam Rabbani); (8) A Study of the Problems Faced by Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) in India as Perceived by Different Stakeholders (Usha Ajithkumar); (9) Improving Higher Education Efficiency with Vocational Training Based on Alternation (Walter Nuninger and Jean-Marie Châtelet); (10) Skill Space Mission India 2025 (Y. P. Chawla and R. S. P. Singh); (11) Quality TVET for Matching Needs of the Industry (Jitendra Sharma); (12) Quality Concerns for Success of Vocational Education Programme (P. Veeraiah); (13) Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Thriving in Challenging Times (Sandra L. Poirier and Mary Ann Remsen); and (14) Relevance of Entrepreneurship in TVET (Charles O. Ogbaekirigwe and Ugochukwu Chinonso Okolie). A compilation of references, a section about the contributors, and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Uganda; Nigeria; Burma; Bangladesh; India; Brunei
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A