Rena, Ravinder and Kahsu, Biniam (2005): LABOUR MARKET NEEDS AND DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNICAL ANDVOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN ERITREA. Published in: Manpower Journal , Vol. 41, No. 4 (December 2006): pp. 137-154.
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The imported models of technical and vocational education, which were developed in a context of economic growth, proved incapable of supplying skilled labour that met the highly varied requirements of Eritrean production systems. The TVET policies followed by the independent Eritrea are aimed at providing the managers and skilled labour, which Eritrea need to support the growth of the modern economy. The government of Eritrea has realized the shortcomings of education and decided to make Rapid transformation of the Education System and thus issued a concept paper in 2003 as part of its educational reforms in the country. TVET system in Eritrea is however facing some challenges to prepare a sufficient number of people with the right skills to meet labour market demands. In this context, an attempt is made in this paper to bring out the development trends in Eritrean TVET and the reconstruction of TVET system.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||LABOUR MARKET NEEDS AND DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNICAL ANDVOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN ERITREA|
|Keywords:||Technical and Vocational education, Labour Market, Transformation, Eritrea, Skilled manpower, etc|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
A - General Economics and Teaching > A2 - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics > A22 - Undergraduate
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J41 - Labor Contracts
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I28 - Government Policy
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I22 - Educational Finance ; Financial Aid
|Depositing User:||Ravinder Rena|
|Date Deposited:||10. Sep 2008 06:27|
|Last Modified:||19. May 2015 16:42|
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