PATHWAYS – TVETColleges in South Africa REPORT – 15 August


PATHWAYS – TVETColleges in South Africa REPORT – 15 August

The vision of the White Paper for the TVET Colleges is: “to train young school leavers, providing them with the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for employment in the labour market. They primarily provide training for the mid-level skills required to develop the South African economy, and tend to concentrate on occupations in the engineering and construction industries, tourism and hospitality, and general business and management studies.” (White Paper 2013: 11). The White Paper also envisages the development and support of an articulated post-school education and training system, one where bridges are created between vocational or occupational programmes and academic programmes (both vertically and horizontally) in such a way that there are no dead ends for learners…

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