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UWI/UNESCO 2012 - UWI/UNESCO International Conference on TVET and Human Capacity Development in the Caribbean



VenueMontego Ba, Jamaica Jamaica



Topics/Call fo Papers

The objectives of the conference are:
1. To provide an opportunity for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and other Human Capacity Development (HCD) practitioners to meet and share ideas towards developing a regional TVET and HCD Policies.
2. To provide an opportunity for educators, trainers, students and private sector contributors to exhibit and share their works in research, professional practices and learning experiences with TVET and HCD activities.
3. To harness information on TVET from the Caribbean Region to inform the Global debate on TVET.

Papers and presentations may address, Technical and Vocational Education issues including but not limited to the following areas:
1. Issues and challenges of TVET and HCD
2. Leadership development for TVET & HCD
3. TVET training approaches and practices
4. Competency-based education and training
5. Curriculum development in TVET & HCD
6. TVET and HCD in higher education
7. Best practices and approaches to the implementation of TVET& HCD internationally.
8. Integration of TVET in the formal education syste
9. Policy development and implementation for TVET & HCD
10. Evaluation of TVET & HCD programmes
11. Research in TVET & HCD
12. TVET and HCD as tools for addressing the Global Recession
13. Philosophical foundation for TVET and HCD
14. The relationship between general education and TVET
15. The influence of mathematics, science and information technology on TVET & HCD
16. Innovations in TVET & HCD

We invite papers on any of the above topics which address leadership, deficiencies, concerns and challenges facing TVET. In addition to the conference proceedings, selected papers will be peer reviewed for publication in the on-line International Journal for Leadership in TVET and Workforce Development and or the Caribbean Journal of Education.

Last modified: 2011-12-04 12:26:05