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Transforming higher education for the effective technical and vocational skills delivery in Zimbabwe

Phuthi, Nduduzo; Maphosa, N

Abstract:
 This paper focuses on some pertinent developments of technical and vocational education in Zimbabwe.  It also reports on  policies and activities that promote and recognize the place and role of TVE.  Amongst others, it reviews TVE-related degree programme offerings at higher education institutions, and reports on a survey of TVE qualifications of workers at a sample of urban and rural-based SMEs.    The paper ends with a recommendation for further consultations and needs analysis amongst stakeholders to determine an improved synergy between higher education, TVE and SMEs in industry.

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Document Title: Transforming higher education for the effective technical and vocational skills delivery in Zimbabwe
Institution: Regional Scientific Committee for Africa
City and Country: Accra, Ghana


Date:2007
Document Type:Paper (Not Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Teaching and Learning
Country:Zimbabwe
Keywords:Universities of Technology, Technical Skills, Vocational Education and Training VET, Zimbabwe, Skills Development, Research, Statistics


File Size:61 KB
Rights:Permission to reproduce this paper has been granted by the authors.
Additional information:Presented at the Research seminar in Accra, Ghana, from 22 to 24 March 2007 on the theme “The Contribution of Higher Education to National Education Systems�.
Date Added:13 June 2007


Phuthi, Nduduzo; Maphosa, N (2007). Transforming higher education for the effective technical and vocational skills delivery in Zimbabwe Presented at the Regional Scientific Committee for Africa Research Seminar, Accra, Ghana, 22-24 March 2007