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Title: Cross border activities to strengthen technical and vocational education and training systems in the information era
Authors: Hayman, Sarah
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Hong Kong : Vocational Training Council ; IVETA
Abstract: This presentation aims to consider issues of cooperation in the international arena which are raised by the premise that technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is a critical and integral component of lifelong learning. The paper outlines the objectives and strategies of UNESCO’s UNEVOC Network and challenges the audience to consider what strategies they can encourage in their own countries and regions that will facilitate international cooperation and subsequently strengthen TVET systems. Issues which will be discussed will include maximising national capabilities through training and cooperative activities such as articulation and recognition of courses across national borders, identifying competencies which are common across countries in regions,
Description: In: Vocational education and training for life long learning in the information era. IVETA [International Vocational Education and Training Association] Conference Proceedings (Hong Kong, China, August 6-9, 2000)
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Keywords: TVET
Capacity building
Cooperative activities
Education for the world of work
UNEVOC network
International issues
Subjects: IVETA 2000
Vocational education -- Congresses
Technical education -- Congresses
Type: Conference Paper
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