Localization of TVET governance in Korea

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Author: Ryu, Kirak


This paper examines the process through which the Korean [technical and vocational education and training] TVET system has been moving toward a decentralized skills development system, and explains what roles major stakeholders have played in this transition. Special attention is given to the roles played by the central government, which for the last few decades has been in charge of administration and delivery of TVET programs across the nation. The Korean TVET system, inclusive of technical vocational education and vocational training, has been widely appreciated for its great...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Providers of education and training; Management; Industry

Keywords: Decentralisation; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Institutional role; Government role; Agency role; Educational administration; Planning of education and training; Education industry relationship

Geographic subjects: Korea; Asia

Published: Chiangmai, Thailand: Regional Association for Vocational Teacher Education in East and Southeast Asia, 2017

Physical description: 22 p.

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Also called: Localization of technical and vocational education and training governance in Korea

Journal title: TVET@Asia

Journal number: 8

Journal date: 2017

ISSN: 2196-838X

Issue theme: 'TVET quality improvement initiatives in the wake of ASEAN Economic Community 2015', edited by Paryono Paryono, Georg Spoettl, Thomas Schroeder, Adeline Goh.

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

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