Morris, Halden A
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Reforming technical/vocational education curricula through interaction with industrial and commercial organizations
Brown, Monica M.; Lambert, Clement T. M
Transforming the Educational Landscape through Curriculum Change
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Reports on a study recently carried out in Jamaica to determine the extent and nature of the interaction between industrial/commercial organizations and technical/vocational training institutions. The study concluded that technical and vocational programmes would lose their effectiveness without that interaction. The author maintains, therefore, that technical and vocational curriculum development is fast becoming a shared responsibility between industry, commerce and education; and that collaboration between all parties is indispensable to establishing relevance and accountability in the curriculum development and implementation process.....