Loading in 2 Seconds...
Loading in 2 Seconds...
Concept Paper for the Development of a CARICOM Strategic Plan for Vocational Education Services in the CARICOM Single Market & Economy (CSME). 16 th July 2009. Navin Boodhai Manager - Research, Planning & Development National Training Agency.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Concept Paperfor the Development of aCARICOM Strategic Plan for Vocational Education Servicesin the CARICOM Single Market & Economy (CSME)
16th July 2009
Manager - Research, Planning & Development
National Training Agency
(a) an integral part of general education;
(b) a means of preparing for occupational fields and for effective participation in the world of work;
(c) an aspect of lifelong learning and a preparation for responsible citizenship;
(d) an instrument for promoting sustainable development;
(e) a method of facilitating poverty alleviation.
* UNESCO Definition
Approved the establishment of a scheme for the award of Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ)
Authorized the National Training Agencies which had approved arrangements for issuing National Vocational Qualifications to offer the CVQ;
Requested National Training Agencies, Ministries of Education and the CXC to collaborate with regard to the award of the CVQ in the school System
UrgedMember States which had recently established Training Agencies to establish mechanisms for the award of Vocational Certification; and
Also urged Member States which had not yet done so, to establish national focal points through with which arrangements for the CVQ could be developed
Assessment is against occupational standards defined by industry (as standards change, need for recertification)
Itcontains core modules for Workplace Health & Safety and Employability Skills assessments.
It can be Assessed via:
Appraisal of a portfolio
Product / PresentationCVQ – Caribbean Vocational Qualification
Labour Market Needs & Analysis
Skills Registry &
CARICOM Process for Workforce Training, Assessment & Certification
Naming of Occupations
Knowledge & Understanding
(Theory & Know-how)
& Employability Skills
Development of Competency Standards
Assessment of Learners
Skills Centres & MoE
Award of Certification
Energy Industry Competency Development Initiative
Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition
University Higher Education
Associate Degrees & Diplomas
Apprenticeships CVQ 2-3
CAPE & CVQ 2
Pre-employment Training CVQ I
CSEC & CVQ I
TRADITIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEM
CONTACT INFORMATION – NAVNEET BOODHAI
COMPANY: NATIONAL TRAINING AGENCY
ADDRESS: #115 Endeavour Road, Chaguanas
PHONE: (868) 672-7107
WEBSITE: www.ntatt.org & www.cantaonline.org