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close this bookReforming Training Governance: The Jamaican Experience (HTNTA - IIEP, 1999, 204 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsChapter I. Jamaica: a country profile
Open this folder and view contentsChapter II. The National Training Agency concept
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View the documentConcluding remarks: Many rivers to cross
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List of abbreviations

CARICOM

Caribbean Community

CBO

Community-based Organization

CTO

Central Training Office

CXC

Caribbean Examination Council

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GOJ

Government of Jamaica

GTZ

German Agency for Technical Co-operation

HEART Trust

Human Employment and Resource Training Trust

IIEP

International Institute for Educational Planning

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INFOTEP

Institute Nacional de Formacion Tecnico Professional

IVTB

Industrial and Vocational Training Board

JAGAS

Jamaica - German Automotive School

JAMAL

Jamaican Movement for the Advancement of Adult Literacy

JAMPRO

Jamaica Promotions Limited

JCC

Jamaica Chamber of Commerce

JEA

Jamaica Exporters' Association

JHTA

Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association

JICA

Japanese International Co-operation Agency

JMA

Jamaica Manufacturers' Association

KMA

Kingston Metropolitan Area

MIDA

Micro Investment Development Agency

MOEC

Ministry of Education and Culture

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

NCTVET

National Council on Technical and Vocational Education and Training

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

NTA

National Training Agency

NVQ-J

National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica

PMO

Placement Monitoring Officer

PSOJ

Private Sector Organization of Jamaica

ROSE Project

Reform of Secondary Education Project

SAP

Structural Adjustment Programme

SBAJ

Small Business Association of Jamaica

SENAI

National Service for Industrial Learning

SLTOP

School-Leavers Training Opportunities Programme

STATIN

Statistical Institute of Jamaica

STG

Special Target Group

TERC

Training and Employment Referral Centre

TVET

Technical and Vocational Education and Training

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

U-TECH

University of Technology, Jamaica

UWI

University of the West Indies

VITB

Vocational Industrial Training Board (Singapore)

VTC

Vocational Training Centre

VTDI

Vocational Training Development Institute