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Leadership in TVET for the 21st century: challenges, roles and characteristics

Ahmad, Hadijah and Ibrahim, Badaruddin (2015) Leadership in TVET for the 21st century: challenges, roles and characteristics. In: Istanbul University World Conference on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 28-30 May 2015, Istanbul, Turki.

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Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) was often judge as a place for those who only fated to do menial and dirty jobs resulted from their poor academic achievement. The so judgmental assumption has been long mingling in the orthodox view of education landscape and it made the heart of those who: run it, in it, feel it, felt so crush and stymied. TVET was often disregard as a significant player in academic orientation and those statement has been slowly discarded since many are aware that TVET are the best providers of knowledgeable and skilled workers in the 21st century. The curvy path of TVET for sailing in this 21st century challenges were geared by more than ‘will’ and ‘gut’ of a leaders to plot and positioned TVET in it class. This primary research attempted to explore the challenges, roles and leadership characteristics from the single view perception of a higher ranking leader in TVET institution. The finding of this study suggested besides of having two ears, arms and feet, leader have to ensure their followers are not out of reach by portray what best describe as ‘necessary’. Specifically, the findings was presented in two set formats; quotations of participant opinion in qualitative form and tabular format for quantitative forms

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2015 06:22
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2015 06:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7295
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