The Indian vocational education and training (VET) system: status, challenges, and options

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Author: Kotamraju, Pradeep


India is at the cusp of becoming an economic powerhouse. For that to happen, however, the country needs to alter its workforce education system by reengineering the Indian vocational education and training (VET) system. India's VET strategy includes creating basic work-centered common curriculum for the unskilled; developing a more flexible and responsive VET system that effectively educates and trains many more of the semiskilled; and raising the competencies of the skilled worker to international levels by using, for example, public/private partnerships. Regardless of the model for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Management; Governance

Keywords: Workplace learning; Workplace education and training; Planning of education and training; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: Asia; India

Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Taylor and Francis, 2014

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Journal volume: 38

Journal number: 8

Journal date: August 2014

Pages: pp. 740-747

ISSN: 1066-8926, 1521-0413 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 117.780

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