Mathematical modeling of technical vocational education demands in developing industrialized nations

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Author: Ferguson, Denise E.; Mason, Zauditu A.; Andrews, Miguel C. J.


This paper seeks to present a computational approach for projecting the technical vocational demands of societies based on industrial needs and training institution capacities. The economic impacts of the absence of traditional as well as contemporary crafts are also discussed. In addition, the research presents a framework for communication between industry and [technical and vocational education and training] TVET institutions thereby providing Collaborative Curriculum Development (CCD). The model will enable stakeholders to obtain key performance indicators which enable the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Economics; Skills and knowledge; Policy; Industry; Labour market

Keywords: Developing economy; Human capital; Training policy; Labour supply; Labour demand

Geographic subjects: Trinidad and Tobago; Central America and the Caribbean

Published: [Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago]: IVETA Trinidad and Tobago, 2013

Physical description: 10 p.

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Date: 2013

Place: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 112.897

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