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Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Vocational Education and Training (VET) refers to the sector responsible for developing the skills and knowledge of individuals for work. It includes vocational education and training undertaken in industries, enterprises, government agencies, and community and school settings. The vocational education and training sector encompasses both recognised training leading to a qualification/Statement of Attainment under

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LATEST TRENDS IN INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

INTRODUCTION THE UNIVERSITY AS AN ORGANIZATION One of the few surviving medieval institutions with similar form and function Basic purpose: the creation and dissemination of knowledge Organizational focus: the discipline Organizational unit: the department UNIVERSITY CHARACTERISTICS Decentralized organization Bottom heavy Organization High degree of autonomy in decision-making by academic staff The combination of financial stringency

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FEASIBILITY OF USING ELEARNING IN CAPACITY BUILDING OF ICT TRAINERS AND DELIVERY OF TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (TVET) COURSES IN SRI LANKA

Janaka Jayalath Director / Information Systems, Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission, Sri Lanka. jayalath@tvec.gov.lk       Abstract   Capacity building of instructing staff in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector in Sri  Lanka is  a  prevailing difficulty. Trainer competencies on technology are to be continuously upgraded to match with the industry developments.

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