Towards re-visioning the technical and vocational curriculum of a selected Zimbabwean juvenile correctional training centre: a program evaluation

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Author: Chakamba, John


This study was designed to evaluate the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) curriculum offered at a selected juvenile offender correctional training centre in Zimbabwe by exploring the quality of the TVET curriculum, in terms of its effectiveness, relevance, value and its ability to produce employable youths or youths endowed with self-help skills. Specifically, the study aimed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the TVET curriculum offered at the selected juvenile correctional training centre through a [Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats] SWOT...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Disadvantaged; Youth; Quality; Evaluation

Keywords: Program evaluation; Correctional education and rehabilitation; Prisoners; Youth at risk; Outcomes of education and training; Technical education and training; Relevance of education and training; Skill development; Employability; Curriculum; Barrier; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Zimbabwe; Africa

Published: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2019

Physical description: xiii, 251 p.

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On cover: Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Applied Human Sciences, College of Humanities, University of KwaZulu-Natal, June 2019

Resource type: Thesis

Document number: TD/TNC 142.85

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