Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Bangladesh: systems, curricula, and transition pathways

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Author: Haolader, Faruque A.; Foysol, Khan Md; Clement, Che Kum


[Technical and vocational education and training] TVET in Bangladesh is gaining recognition as a vital tool for economic development as the country attempts to attain middle income economy status by 2021. The government is taking several measures to improve the quality of TVET and increase the enrolment in TVET programmes. In this descriptive study [the authors] focus on the TVET system, curricula, teachers' qualifications, current initiatives to enhance relevance of TVET, promote enrolment and female participation. Data was collected through secondary research, including study/project...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Providers of education and training; Qualifications; Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Gender; Teaching and learning; Participation; Economics; Labour market; Pathways; Quality

Keywords: Education and training system; Teachers; Trainers; Competency based training; Economy; Curriculum

Geographic subjects: Bangladesh; Asia

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 201-227

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

ISSN: 1871-3041

The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 127.643

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