Vocational education in South Africa: strategies for improvement

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Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE)


This paper is based on research by Rolf Stumpf and Gustav Niebuhr for [Centre for Development and Enterprise] CDE on the international experience of vocationally-oriented education relevant to South Africa. It summarises what needs to be done to strengthen vocationally-oriented education in South Africa, where school leavers are exposed to engineering, technological, electrical, building related, agricultural and other occupations, but need further post-school training before they can enter the labour market. In the light of South Africa’s critical need for technical and artisan skills,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Governance; Policy; Research; Management

Keywords: Education and training system; Planning of education and training; Strategic planning; Skill development; Skill needs

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa; Australia; Oceania; Korea (South); Asia; Switzerland; Germany; Europe

Published: Johannesburg, South Africa: Centre for Development and Enterprise, 2012

Physical description: 12 p.

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ISBN: 9780987023100

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 111.268

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