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Morris, Halden
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Will Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) guarantee economic development of Caribbean Islands?
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Edu Vision Conference. Montego Bay
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November 7-10, 2009.
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2009
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http:; www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/education/cerj/past-issues/cerj-vol2-no1.aspx#page=108
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Abstract
For many decades, several arguments have been put forward that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is the key to economic development of eveloping countries throughout the world. This argument appears valid when one nvestigates the progress made by countries such as Malaysia, Japan, Singapore and thers that have invested enormous capital in TVET as a key ingredient in planning their economic development. During the last decade several countries in the Caribbean such s Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean tates have recognized the importance of this type of education and have taken steps to mplement significant changes to their education and training curriculum to include aspects of TVET. This paper focuses on some of the imperatives to be considered by Caribbean Islands when attempting to implement TVET and to determine if this approach will contribute significantly to the economic an....
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