Why the TVET system of French-speaking African countries is not able to produce a highly qualified and operational man power?: a comparison with Canadian community colleges

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Author: Assignon, Efia R.

Abstract:

Most of the French-speaking African countries gained political independence in the 1960s. Since then, the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system inherited from France has not allowed them to develop their economies. Moreover, in these countries, there are many new building projects that need highly qualified workers, and due to the problems with the TVET system, they cannot hire the needed workers locally. This chapter analyzes why for over 50 years, these countries are unable to provide their economies with effective manpower with professional and operational...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Governance; Policy; Performance; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Community college; Economic development; Education and training system; Outcomes of education and training; Technical education and training; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Africa; Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote d'Ivoire; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Senegal; Togo; North America; Canada

Published: Cham, Netherlands: Springer, 2018

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Also called: Why the technical and vocational education and training system of French-speaking African countries is not able to produce a highly qualified and operational man power?: a comparison with Canadian community colleges

Pages: pp. 309-329

Related items: TD/TNC 133.745

ISBN: 9783319509105 (print); 9783319509112 (eBook); 9783319509129 (print and electronic bundle)

ISSN: 2197-1951 (print), 2197-196X (online)

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The volume from which this chapter is taken is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 133.745.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 134.368

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