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close this bookGuide Book for TVE Teacher Education Curriculum Development and Adaptation (NITE - UNESCO, 1996, 32 p.)
close this folderSECTION B - TVE TEACHER EDUCATION IN MEMBER COUNTRIES - A SUMMARY
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SRI LANKA

Four State Sector Institutes are involved in TVE Teacher Education Programmes and Development of required Curriculum for such programmes.

They are:

National Institute of Technical Education (NITE-Sri Lanka)
National Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA)
Institute of Construction Training and Development (ICTAD)
German Technical Education Project (GTZ)

National Institute of Technical Education (NITE Sri Lanka) ITE of Sri Lanka uses the systems approach model in developing curriculum for TVE Teaching Education Programmes. The Process involved in the systems approach is given below:

¨ Selection of Tasks to be learnt in consultation with Industry
¨ The Development of Instructional Objectives for these tasks
¨ Preparation of comprehensive instructional materials
¨ Preparation of testing plan and appropriate examination
¨ Implementation of the course

Key aspects of the approach are:

¨ Industrial Liaison
¨ Task analysis
¨ Instructional Material Development
¨ Testing
¨ College Liaison

National Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA) adopts the competency based training programmes for TVE Teachers under a special project to develop their staff and other relevant Public and Private Sector Instructional Staff. The Project currently trains about 150 Trainers annually.

The German Technical Education Project (GTZ) Project produces, TVE Teacher Education Programmes for TVE Teachers in the Institutes which has been established under GTZ funding and assistance. The characteristic of these programmes and development of curricula are based on:

¨ Pedagogic training
¨ Technical Skills upgrading
¨ Industrial training