|Guide Book for TVE Teacher Education Curriculum Development and Adaptation (NITE - UNESCO, 1996, 32 p.)|
|SECTION B - TVE TEACHER EDUCATION IN MEMBER COUNTRIES - A SUMMARY|
The main purpose of teacher training is to improve the competence of the TVE teachers up to the implementation requirement of the curriculum. Vocational and polytechnic teachers training programmes are in operation with the following objectives:
¨ To organize and conduct training for all round development of the TVE teachers.
¨ To maintain close contact with relevant industries and institutions offering vocational training and to offer vocational training programmes.
¨ To design, develop, monitor, implement and evaluate vocational training curriculum.
¨ To undertake research and development work on curriculum processes, teaching methods, instructional materials and such other issues relevant to vocational training programme.
¨ To prepare and preserve information and statistics on vocational training programmes and arrange for their dissemination.
¨ To offer award bearing courses with qualifications for teachers in support of career mobility.
¨ To offer consulting services to other technical-vocational institutions and the training wings of industries.
¨ To provide inspiration, standards and guidance to the teachers and other staff in order to enable them to sustain professional commitment to the technical-vocational education system.
The following teacher training programmes are in operation:-
¨ Certificate in Vocational Education.
¨ Diploma in Vocational Education.
¨ Diploma in Technical Education.
¨ B Sc (Technical Education).
The schemes of study contain pedagogy, industrial attachment and subject upgrading.