Technical and vocational teachers and trainers in the Arab region: a review of policies and practices on continuous professional development

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Author: Stanley, Julian; Adubra, Edem; Chakroun, Borhene


This research was commissioned by UNESCO and the International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All (EFA). It focuses on the role of teachers and instructors in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) within the Arab region. It builds on international research and the outcomes of the Third International Congress on TVET organized by UNESCO in Shanghai (China) in May 2012 and the TVET Regional Expert Meeting held in Muscat, Oman (17-19 March 2012) which have drawn attention to the importance of the quality of teaching and training as a necessary condition for TVET...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Workforce development; Research; Quality; Policy

Keywords: Teacher training; Initial training; Training of trainers; Educational practice; Professional development; In-service education and training; Case study; Comparative analysis; Policy analysis; Vocational teachers; Trainers; Practitioners

Geographic subjects: Arab countries; Africa; Middle East; Algeria; Bahrain; Egypt; Jordan; Lebanon; Morocco; Oman; Saudi Arabia; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates

Published: Paris, France: UNESCO, 2014

Physical description: 127 p.

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Resource type: Report

Rights: This publication is available in Open Access under the Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC-BY-SA 3.0 IGO) license. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 121.971

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