Strenghtening technical and vocational education (TVET) - producing innovative TVET teachers for 21st century students

Hassan, Razali Strenghtening technical and vocational education (TVET) - producing innovative TVET teachers for 21st century students. In: World Congress on Teacher Education for TVET in conjunction with World Teachers Day Celebration, 5 - 6 10 2010, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

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Skill workers produced in Malaysia is provided by several agencies under the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource and various Public Sectors. Preparation on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) trainers and teachers are trained by various agencies under the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Higher Education and Ministry of Human Resource. Vocational subjects have been taught in both school, Vocational and Academic Schools. However, supply of TVET teachers for Secondary School fall under Public HEI‟s. The increasing number of students interested in joining vocational course cause increasing number of vocational teachers to cater students‟ need. In handling duties and responsible to educate students specially those who are exposed to the ICT in 21st century has become a challenge to the teachers. In order to overcome this matter many steps have been taken to ensure teachers‟ training conducted would be able to assist lecturers in HEIs‟ produce TVET teachers who have mastered the skills in 21st century. Steps taken to ensure TVET program able to fulfill nation aspiration with the strength curriculum implementation, that is, combination of cognitive skills and hands on in curriculum. Therefore, the curriculum development, merging of skilled and academic qualifications with collaborations between different institutions under the ministry of Human Resource and Universities has been implemented. In future, greater emphasis on psychomotor skills development among TVET teachers will lead to equal emphasis on cognition, psychomotor skills and an affective domain.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:TVET, Teachers Training, 21st Century skills
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB0001 General
ID Code:3243
Deposited By:M.Iqbal Zainal A
Deposited On:08 Nov 2012 16:28
Last Modified:08 Nov 2012 16:28

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