Strengthening of TVET Systems: Linkages with the Industries

22-26 May 2017, Sri Lanka
In-Country Program

| Program Focus |

TVET has always been indispensable in workforce mobility, adaptability and productivity to improve the quality of human resources contributory to nation building. TVET institutes in public sector face challenges in producing readily employable manpower for high demanding industries that meet the expectations and competencies needed to compete in the global world of work.

The program aims to intensify TVET systems to raise the overall training quality and higher knowledge which could lead to enormous technical skills as the government’s response in providing strengthened TVET systems. The demand to strengthen TVET is called for by faster and recent economic developments, thus, calls for exploration of avenues to produce competent and qualified knowledge and skilled workers. Responsive and strong TVET systems will ensure the quality of delivery of TVET as a tool for society developmental needs.

| Objectives |

At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify lapses in physical facilities to be upgraded
  2. Conduct trainers’ skill gap identification and fix them accordingly
  3. Build industry-institution rapport and strengthen relationship
  4. Develop action plan to strengthen TVET Systems

| Key Components |

The main contents of the program are:

  1. Special lectures and presentation from TVET experts
  2. Strengthening and popularizing TVET: status, strategies and mechanisms
  3. Models for Improving access, equity and employability
  4. Skills development for globalization

| Target group |

College managers and HODs Colleges

| Collaborating Partner |

Department of Technical Education and Training, Sri Lanka