Educators in non-formal vocational education and training in Mozambique: a plea for recognition and professionalisation

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Author: Manuel, Alzira Munguambe; Linden, Josje van der; Popov, Oleg


Interest in vocational education and training (VET) is growing. This can be attributed to global socio-economic developments requiring continuously changing knowledge and skills. Adult education and training, particularly in non-formal education (NFE) contributes to provide these skills and knowledge for youth and adults. This puts pressure not only on programmes and facilities, but also on the educators. How do they cope with the changing demands? This paper focuses on educators in non-formal vocational education and training (NFVET) in Mozambique. It explores the perceptions,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Employment; Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development

Keywords: Educators; Nonformal education; Professional recognition; Professional development; Working conditions; Competence

Geographic subjects: Mozambique; Africa

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Journal volume: 36

Journal number: 3

Journal date: May-June 2017

Pages: pp. 324-338

ISSN: 0260-1370, 1464-519X (online)

Statement of responsibility: Alzira Manuel, Josje van der Linden and Oleg Popov

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.693

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