TVET IN Ethiopia BY Aschalew Fikru Industry Ministry Sepytember, TABLE stages, it was the most neglected area in the history of Ethiopian education. Ethiopia a TVET system that supplies disciplined and quality workforce .. order to assemble odds and ends of TVET history. Having said this. Challenges for Ethiopian TVET. ▫ How to prepare youth for employment or self- employment in the formal or the informal economic sector?.

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Competency based training focuses on what is expected of the learners in applying what they have acquired, embodies the ability to transfer and apply knowledge and skills to new situations and environments and lays emphasis on practical experiences. Policy framework to promote higher education industry partnerships This state of affairs has adversely affected the indigenous technological development in the country Simon, Recent years have seen rising numbers of young women enrolling in TVET programmes, especially in service sector subjects.

Thus, involvement of industries and other business sectors in implementing competency based curriculum has a direct influence on the effectiveness ethippia competency based curriculum.

When one takes a close look at how the program is being implemented, only superficial changes in curriculum have taken place in many institutions, ot the learning process has not changed significantly. Qualification frameworks and outcome based standards provide the foundation for pathway system.

A focus on sustainable development… As a result, there has been an increased demand for secondary leavers at the next level.

Ethiopia: Revisiting Nation’s TVET Strategy Implementation

Also TVET commission and TVET institutions should discuss with Finance Office on the timely release of budget and give responsibility and accountability for institutions regarding the utilization of budget to overcome the problems of shortage teaching learning materials for implementation of the program.

It is like a laboratory practice where students come together for several hours weekly to run factious business. From the point of view of the advantages of cooperative training, all enterprises are encouraged to participate in cooperative training. It provides training opportunities and carrier advancement avenues for increased school leavers.

However, some important misconceptions which have impact on the effectiveness of competency based TVET curriculum were reflected both by trainers and trainees. Similarly this research has a limitation in assessing whether COC assessment histoyr correspond to the curriculum implemented at the institution level or not, because the COC assessment questions are prepared at national level by industry owner experts and they are gvet.


Now the tvett has beefed up its muscle to run Mega projects by its own, SMEs, across the nation, are creating job opportunities as much as they are producing quality service as well supporting the industrialization journey.

Not only the leadership should committed to see the unlocking of the available potentials but also families and media must be part of the crusade.

There are different approaches for curriculum planners to choose from when preparing to assess labor demand. It combines histort education throughout the program of study within the scope of regular courses. In the past, workers were assured of a job for life, with full time employment, clear occupational roles and well established career paths.

TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training)

Learning outcomes describe in detail the competences knowledge, skills and attitude which the trainee is expected to demonstrate as a result of the training process. TVET today has the responsibility of re-skilling such workers to enable them find and get back to work Apart from providing work related education, TVET is also a site for personal development and emancipation.

Vocationalisation of secondary and higher education: On the other hand, competition for scarce public resources and strong policy advice from aid agencies leave limited scope for expanding or upgrading public SD institutions. The workplace provides a context for learners to transform and construct socially meaningful knowledge and skills.

In order to improve training quality, however, enterprises should have facilities for the provision of practical training during cooperative training. The flexibility to adapt the supply of skills to the rapidly, and in some cases radically, changing needs in sectors such as information technology and the green economy has become a central feature of TVET systems. Integrating women or men into areas ethoipia specialization in which they were previously under-represented is important to diversifying opportunities for TVET.

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Development of institutional capacity… The evidence we have provided from the Ethiopian case is also fresh. A real impact on the organization of work and the work people do, worldwide.

To overcome these problems, the country designed a new competency based strategy in In many cases, however, social and cultural perceptions are an obstacle to making workplaces more inclusive, and this will require sensitive and concerted attention.

The World Bank, which advocates changing public roles ihstory TVET from an inefficient service provider to an effective regulator, thus leaving actual provision of skills development services to the private sector, seems more active in this area than in the last couple of decades.

However, labour markets in many countries are presently unable to accommodate the oof pool of the skilled young graduates. Additionally, it was to raise the quality of Ethiopian workforce to the international standard and to put substantial focus on building a culture of entrepreneurship and preparing trainees for employment and self employment and eventually to reduce unemployment and poverty.


This school provided training in occupational areas like auto mechanics, carpentry, economics, accounting and management.

In an exclusive interview with this tvrt, State Minister Teshome Lemma underlined the lucrative advantage is ahead of etbiopia but we should not handle things in business as usual manner. The entrepreneurial experience becomes not only an experience to learn entrepreneurial skills but also to apply technical knowledge throughout the experience. Kn is considered as a solution to employment problem. The framework provides a bridge between the competency requirements of work and work structure and TVET training system.

The booming industries are also recruiting skilled human power. Thus they should be given prior attention as they are important and serve for sustainable source of job opportunities to our country.

Pre-service TVET teachers training institutions should create comprehensive pre-service teacher education programs targeted towards TVET subjects and focused on competence that emphasize learning by doing in a way that is related to work place reality.

Most of have a bent to be hired in governmental organizations. The TVET strategy document reveals that, unemployment and underemployment is a persistent problem of the nation, and unemployment among youth is significantly higher than the rest of the workforce. These benefits are listed below. Conceptual Model of the study ……………………………………………………………………………………………… This has been accomplished by adopting competency-based approaches to instruction and workplace learning that enable learners to handle vulnerable employment, adjust to changing jobs and career contexts, and build their capacity to learn and agility to adapt.

Similarly, Production equipment may be damaged or improperly handled by inexperienced trainees, and additional equipment is needed for training in order not to disturb the regular production.

Together with the domestic factor, this external factor is raising motivation in students for continued study at the higher education, even in countries where the secondary education system is still only moderately developed.

Also, it provides skilled human power that is needed at all levels of the economy of the developing countries.

Institute for the study of labour.