Technical vocational education and training: reflections on the issues facing TVET and its potential in the time of COVID-19


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Author: Majumdar, Shyamal; Araiztegui, Inigo


The threat of a global health pandemic called [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 has affected the health of hundreds of thousands of people, claimed lives in many parts of the world, disrupted learning and training, has threatened (and continues to do so) economies and pushed many to the brink of recession. However, it has also pushed individuals and units in the public governance, business, education and communities to think out of the box. Governments are deploying strategies and approaches that they have not implemented before to overcome the crisis. In general, the approaches and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Equity

Keywords: Economic recession; Education and training system; Institutional role; Access to education and training; Online learning; Retraining; Skill upgrading; Relevance of education and training; Community development; Social development; Economic development; Future

Geographic subjects: Spain; United States; Philippines; Brazil; India; Canada; Europe; North America; South America; Asia

Published: Manila, Philippines: Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), 2020

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Also called: Technical vocational education and training: reflections on the issues facing technical vocational education and training and its potential in the time of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Journal volume: 4

Journal date: 2020

Pages: pp. 9-22

ISSN: 2244-6982

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 141.1232

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